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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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Xochimilco and National University of Mexico

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A great expression of Mexico

The Campus of Mexico's National University is full of pleasant surprises, incredible murals, theatres, museums, open areas, parks, stadiums and lots to do. Good transportation... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Huracan1955
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The Campus of Mexico's National University is full of pleasant surprises, incredible murals, theatres, museums, open areas, parks, stadiums and lots to do. Good transportation within this very large area.

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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

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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Sofia, Bulgaria
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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California
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685 helpful votes 685 helpful votes
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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68 helpful votes 68 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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401 reviews 401 reviews
114 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 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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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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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
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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BRASILIA
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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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