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“Really cool University ...” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ciudad Universitaria

Ciudad Universitaria
Mexico City, Mexico (Centro)
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Ranked #21 of 273 Attractions in Mexico City
Type: Architectural Buildings, Educational Sites, Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Owner description: This neighborhood is the home of the National University of Mexico.
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“Really cool University ...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The CU is great.

The murals and buildings by the main entrance sandwiched between Universidad and Insurgentes are impressive. The large open spaces even more so.

The Olympic Stadium is a standing piece of modern Mexican history. Read about the history of the UNAM before going and it is even more interesting.

Nice place to get away from the city.

Visited April 2013
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Oaxaca, Mexico
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“I would love to study here!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Loved the Central Library of Ciudad Universitaria! The murals are beautiful! And the stories they tell, truly awesome!

But what I loved the most was the Centro Cultural Universitario, the MUAC, not only for the exhibitions but for the restaurant that is really wonderful, with great food and great views!

Visited June 2013
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Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
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“Big old University”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The buildings are great, since some of the contain a lot of historical paintings. And some others are modern. The culture of the university is interesting as well.

Visited July 2012
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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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“A most see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

If you love art, this is one of the things that you most do!
The university was declared as a World Herritage Site.
A prehispanic architecture is reflected on its construction and you can admire the artwork from some of the greatest artists from Mexico during the 1930´s and 50´s.
Go for a walk through this beautiful campus and bring you cámara, I bet you´ll will enjoy the place.

Visited June 2013
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Mexico City, Mexico
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“CU!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

This city was at first the dream of an inmigrant form Lebanon, and turned a reality 50 yaers ago. Don´t miss the football stadium, the architectural space, the modern art museum, the main building, and the volcanic rocks and gardens, courtesy of the Ajusco Volcano.

Visited June 2013
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