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University of Guanajuato

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Address: Lascurain de Retana 5 Centro, Guanajuato 36000 , Mexico
Phone Number: +52 473 732 0006
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Description: This prestigious university was constructed to blend in with the rest of...
This prestigious university was constructed to blend in with the rest of the city.
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Lovely town, cool university

GTO is interesting, definitely college town with lots of young people. Nice that they use the old buildings still instead of tearing them down! Theatre, lookout, shops, market... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Vancouver
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86 reviews 86 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

GTO is interesting, definitely college town with lots of young people. Nice that they use the old buildings still instead of tearing them down! Theatre, lookout, shops, market, nice to hang out. Diego Rivera's house nice for a quick look. Callejon de los besos (Alley of the Kiss), hire a young kid to tell you the story but then you... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This university and it's great staircase is a testament to what people can build in small spaces. The staircase is just marvelous and a must see.

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Cajica, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

If you are competitive nd you love to run upstairs, this is the place to do it. Uni facade is beautilfull and is not that far from other historical places

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Great view of the city and it is my favorite building in Guanajuato. Es un lugar precioso my favorito en lo personal.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Is a building with a lot of history and beautiful arquitecture. At night, they offer free vintage films, you sit in the stairs, just don't forget to bring your popcorn!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This place is amazing...one of my breathtaking of Guanajuato...we were walking out of a very stretch alley to face a colossal structure in my eyes...couldn't stop staring at it until one of the people there offered to tell me the story for a tip, a MUST go.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Beautiful building, Great for taking pictures, the architecture is breathtaking worth the walk from wherever you are. Dont miss this spot you will not regret it.

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Desoto
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

A very beautiful main campus. I really enjoyed walking up the stairs to the main building. It's worth a visit if you are in the city.

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Ashland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Fortunate to catch a couple of great art exhibits by Oregon's Rick Bartow and some amazing Japanese draftsman whose name escapes me...

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Just kidding. Try not to disturb the university students and professors at the place, but if you can't help but getting your sweat on at this history university and landmark of the city of Guanajuato, I dare you to jog up the iconic stairs that lead to the front door of the place.

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