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University of Guanajuato

Calle Lascurain de Retana Centro 5, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 0006
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Love the architecture and as a visitor you are allowed to wander the hallways

There are 2 entrances to the building; you can walk up the outdoor stairs or you can walk in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
chicago90Phoenix
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Splendid view

It's worth walking up the beautiful limestone stairs from the street. Once you get to the top, ask... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Quakeup
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This prestigious university was constructed to blend in with the rest of the city.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Lascurain de Retana Centro 5, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There are 2 entrances to the building; you can walk up the outdoor stairs or you can walk in through 2 other entrances on the ground floor (same side or around the corner). The outside architecture is gorgeous; the interior is nothing fancy or special,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's worth walking up the beautiful limestone stairs from the street. Once you get to the top, ask reception about taking the tiny elevator to the "fourth floor," which is just down the hallway. From the 4th floor terrace, the view is spectacular!

Thank Quakeup
Reviewed October 26, 2017

who goes to Guanajuato city and does not visit the University?? It is a beautiful building, and a picture in its iconic steps is a must!

Thank David and Magda S
Reviewed October 24, 2017

The steps and original building were built in the 1700s. In 1950, the addition to the right of the steps was added. Classes are no longer held here; it is an administration building. A large white screen hangs at the base of the steps, and...More

1  Thank Helen711
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

This is very nice architectonical piece of art, so it is worth seeing in the downtown. Try to get a glance also inside the building and you will be surprised.

Thank haanahh
Reviewed October 4, 2017

the architecture and the history of this University is what worth the most. you can not miss it, walk in thier alley , it is beautiful

Thank FaridaGK
Reviewed September 18, 2017

The architecture of this sprawling place is very interesting. I did not inside any of the buildings, but still enjoyed it.

1  Thank luke47
Reviewed September 5, 2017

sort of Moorish? the university building dominates the center of town. Check out the art gallery towards the Templo de la Compania - sometimes nothing in there, sometimes the best exhibits in town. Worth wandering around the interior courtyards (if they're open). formerly a Jesuit...More

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed September 2, 2017

Nice building and great view from the top. This old university main building has severa galleries and a museum. Take your time and enert it.

1  Thank Ignacio B
Reviewed September 1, 2017

The University of Guanajuato is so iconic, it even appears in a mexican bill. Its history and art style are what make this place so beautiful. Walking through Guanajuato streets is very nice, and it's even nicer when you face this giant building during your...More

Thank JuanRamirezC
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peddler665
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Response from Alejandro R | Reviewed this property |
It's a wonderful place to visit and study. The steps are part of the fun. Time to get into shape. Try the Pipila.
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