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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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Beautiful building

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
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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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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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Paso Robles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Beautiful architecture, epic steps to the top with the reward being the great views,,a must do when in Guanajuato

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The ground floor galleries are fantastic! They have a specimen museum in the basement with animals and birds native to the area. I walked around the university during the day and admired the architecture and history. There's a telescope on the roof that's open to the public each clear night from 7-9. Loved this university.

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Ajijic, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My hotel, El Meson de los Poetas, was just a short distance away from the university and so I passed by several times in my three day stay. This is the "old" part of the University, but what stunning architecture. Many times the steps were half full of young people sitting, talking, studying and I´m sure enjoying the magnicifent view.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The Steps and the architecture are wonderful! On one of my recent trips to GJO I had the pleasure of walking up the impressive stairs that lead up to the University. It makes you almost imagine that you are walking in Imperial Rome or something ... really nice building.

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