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UNAM Biblioteca central

Address: Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City 04510 , Mexico
Phone Number: +52 55 5622 1625
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Ranked #45 of 273 Attractions in Mexico City
Type: Libraries, Cultural
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Type: Libraries, Cultural
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 8:30 pm

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California
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169 reviews 169 reviews
53 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

The huge university campus is a bit out of the way from most tourist attractions. However the O'Gorman murals that are on all four sides of the exterior of the museum have become a symbol of this nation. There are other interesting murals which adorn nearby buildings. Across the busy street is the Olympic Stadium which features Diego rivera's last... More 

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The University is a bit of a schlepp to reach and huge once you get there. The scale of the campus buildings was to me overwhelming. If I had it to do over, I wouldn't.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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305 reviews 305 reviews
84 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

One of the most iconic buildings in Mexico. The beautiful colors of the O´Gorman mural were constructed in the 50´s. Each side represents a different era of the Mexican history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The UNAM CU's emblematic images are the Central Library Murals (this attraction) and the 1968 Olympic Stadium. This is just one small piece of a very nice campus ... highly recommended!!

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brecon
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is the most imposing and well recognised university in Latin America. The campus is huge and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Mainly due to the artistically designed main building that is visible from miles away. The main mural on this building and others around the campus were painted by some of Mexico's best-known muralists of the 20th century... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Old School University Library. Everything you need for reaserch.Old books , old newspapers , older building

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

This is the National University's most impressive building, easily seen by driving by, although certainly worth close scrutiny

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