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Ciudad Universitaria

Mexico City, Mexico (Centro)
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Ranked #26 of 286 attractions in Mexico City
Type: Neighborhoods
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Mexico City, Mexico
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171 reviews 171 reviews
31 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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
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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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150 reviews 150 reviews
71 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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101 helpful votes 101 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
69 helpful votes 69 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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32 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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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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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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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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Mexico City
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51 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

It's huge though. The most rewarding wiew of mural tilings on main buildings. Not good places to eat inside but in the neighboorhood is plenty of nice lunch parlors.

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