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Ciudad Universitaria

Mexico City, Mexico (Centro)
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Ranked #25 of 293 Attractions in Mexico City
Type: Neighborhoods
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Oxnard, California
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117 reviews 117 reviews
34 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

driving through here, i was like, hoping to become a student and an adolescent again. the buildings, Pumas stadium, the park, etc. very nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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193 reviews 193 reviews
38 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This huge complex is filled with interesting places to visit. Like the MUAC, Sala Nezahualcoyotl and multiple theaters. The main university buildings are also worth a visit.

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Mexico, D.F.
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I work in this place. It is known as the house of studios and not to be compared with any other school. Actually it´s one of the 100 best schools in the world and the best on this continent.

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Portland, Maine
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152 reviews 152 reviews
72 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This visit was paired with the Olympic stadium. The campus here is famous for Juan O'gorman murals festooning the entirety of one building. As you make your way around the building to see all the mosaics, you will see the sad state of unkempt ness that plagues these grounds. It deserves a bit better care. Other buildings are just as... More

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BRASILIA
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200 reviews 200 reviews
89 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This is what you go for. Amazing that the whole site was completed in less than four years (in the late 1950s).

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Mexico City, Mexico
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82 reviews 82 reviews
44 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Architecture from the 50s, but unfortunately hasn't been given good maintenance. The students are very loyal and love their college commons though it could really use some maintenance...or basic cleaning.

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San Diego, CA
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134 reviews 134 reviews
38 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This place is immense. You'll need a vehicle of some kind to get around the university's grounds. Many of the main attractions, including the library and the Olympic Stadium, can be seen from Avenida Insurgentes Sur, so the Turibus is a good option. Wander around the campus to see students, professors and people just playing with their dogs in the... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Ciudad Universitaria is the main campus of the most important university in Mexico. It has very iconic buildings such as the main library and the chancellor's office, which are decorated with beautiful murals. You can also visit the botanical garden, which is just a great place to walk around and truly relax. The campus also has two modern art museums,... More

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Dallas, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
55 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Don't really see why people love this site or why its a UNESCO heritage site. Spent a few hours here, maybe i just missed the highlight, or point.

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Milan, Italy
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

During "dias de los muertos" students from several schools meet in the court to show their representation of the afterworld in the traditional Mexican view

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