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Ciudad Universitaria

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Address: Mexico City, Mexico
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This neighborhood is the home of the National University of Mexico.

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A beautiful campus south of the city center

Ciudad Universitaria is one of the largest campuses I have ever visited. I spent two days just exploring the campus. The best way to arrive is via Metrobus or the green line of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
James M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ciudad Universitaria is one of the largest campuses I have ever visited. I spent two days just exploring the campus. The best way to arrive is via Metrobus or the green line of the metro until Universidad.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a guided bike tour around Mexico's National University city. It's a bike for 10 people. It's an hour tour but the Siquieros murals and buildings are described giving you the history behind each one of them. You also get to go into the University Stadium which has a mural of Rivera. Beautiful work of art. Did you know that... More 

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San Jose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a big university. There are many big murals, the one that's painted in all four sides of the Library building is its landmark. The site has become an UNESCO world heritage site. It's in the outskirt of Mexico City. Go during sunny day.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's grand and houses 250,000 students. Quite a site. The library is an unique piece of artwork and really is intense. Loved walking the grounds and seeing the students studying in the nearby park.

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Margate, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

We were on a city tour that included a stop at the University Of Mexico. There is a large stadium on the campus, plus the famous library building. The library is covered in mosaic tiles, and is world famous for it's artistic detail.

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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Lots of things to see about the best-ranked university in all latin america; you'll need probably an entire day to see everything CU has to offer whether by walking or using a car to explore more territory

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

If education and/or size are your thing, you are unlikely to find a contemporary university campus this big in extension or educational breadth: it includes undergrad and grad schools for many disciplines, over 30 research institutes, botanical garden and large cultural areas, including some interesting science and contemporary art museums, as well as several concert halls and theatres. But for... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

In few occasions while travelling, either for business or pleasure, one has the time to visit an exposition that is touring a big city like Mexico. Kapoor visit Mexico more than a year ago just to see the space that the UNAM´s Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo (MUAC) was offering him. Now and until November you may visit and see... More 

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Tlalnepantla, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Truly a city within a city. Besides the faculty buildings, the Rectoria building is one of its kind. Do not miss the Sunday's concerts with the UNAM Philharmonic. Highly recommendable.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Kind of expensive at almost $8000 per course (of six weeks) but they have amazing professors. The experience of studying in UNAM was also rad!

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