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Ciudad Universitaria

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This neighborhood is the home of the National University of Mexico.
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Avenida Universidad 3000, Mexico City 01050, Mexico
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 March 2013

If you want to get out of the central part of the city and you've already explored neighborhoods such as Coyoacan, San Angel, or the Zona Rosa, it might be time to venture down to Cuidad Universitaria. Take metro line 3 (direction Universidad) and get...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Being on exchange here has been great, yet quite exhausting considering the size of the University City and the distances between things. It's a lovely place to visit for a day, they have tours for the murals and on bikes too. Plus, the Cultural zone...More

2  Thank Alexandra A
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All reviews olympic stadium central library university campus world heritage botanical gardens well worth the stop latin america beautiful murals must visit place interesting place worth a visit take pictures couple of hours unam cu universities rectory
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

This school has 150,000 students. Tuition is free. Unfortunately, according to our guide, there are very few jobs for college educated people around Mexico Cith so the take their degrees and leave the country. This building is really special to see with the mosaic exterior.

Thank Rowland45
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Pleasant, complex, and sophisticated universities which amuses you with its grandiosity and thoughtful students.

Thank Alireza A
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This university campus is worth a quick visit if you are in the area or also visiting the nearby contemporary museum MUAC. The architecture is unique and it's a nice place to enjoy the scenery on weekends when families and couples our out with their...More

Thank John a
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Superb architecture from the fifties in the old circuit, and 21st century in the new sciences institutes; beautiful open spaces, with a lot of green. Ideal for sightseeing, taking pictures, getting the flavor of academic and scientific athmosphere that dominates CU. Better to visit during...More

Thank luisalonsoruiz
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Great place to visit. It takes not more than 50 mins to visit but it gives you an idea of how Mexicans handle their superior education.

Thank Lucilarai
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Took a short tour that included the University. It is a city with its own transportation system and security.

Thank RamonSalcido
Reviewed 27 October 2016

you gotta go to this enormous place, a city unto itself literally, just to see the breathtaking mural.

Thank GypsyGitanoAtHeart
Reviewed 27 October 2016

"La Máxima casa de estudios" (The top house for studies) as is known this University, is the pride of the nation. The University City campus is one of Mexico’s great architectural and cultural achievements of the 20th century and its importance is recognized throughout Latin...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Murial on the wall was something to look at, this is just a university, nothing too much to say about it......

Thank 891travelling891
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Has typical Mexican art. Wonderful place to walk around and explore. There is a science museum there which is good for kids.

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Response from HowieCalif | Reviewed this property |
When I went to the Olympic Stadium we took the metro and the "metro bus." There's one that stops not too far from there, but you'll still have to walk to the stadium.
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Response from Arturo Q | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It is hard to find a map for turists about UNAM, but you can find in the internet a pdf with a map for the Pumabus routes (this map has the bus internal routes you can take inside UNAM, and mark the main places). By now... More