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Ciudad Universitaria

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Address: Mexico City, Mexico
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Description: This neighborhood is the home of the National University of Mexico.
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Wonderful place to study and visit!

I had the privilege to study a career at UNAM and I only have to tell you that it is one of the best experiences I ever had in my life. This uni is tremendously big! You have free... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Aarón G
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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I had the privilege to study a career at UNAM and I only have to tell you that it is one of the best experiences I ever had in my life. This uni is tremendously big! You have free access to its campus to ride on bike, walk your dog or visit your friends. Inside the uni you can visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Yes it is a city on its own the university grounds are huge. If you fancy a walk or a stroll this is the place. Not to many people and very peaceful. The library has a great mural. You can access this place via Metro if you want or by car as well..

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The place is huge and it may involve a lot of walking. Bear in mind this is a University, so it's really not a tourist place, you won't find maps or signs on English. Most students only know their own buildings and are unable to provide directions. Also avoid driving in there, there are a series of circuits with poor... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

The University campus is HUGE, and hard to reach. Do not attempt to do this on foot as I did. I was also a bit put off by the monumental size of the buildings.

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Oxnard, California
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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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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

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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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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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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