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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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One of the largest and fascinating Universities which I have seen.

Pleasant, complex, and sophisticated universities which amuses you with its grandiosity and thoughtful students.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pleasant, complex, and sophisticated universities which amuses you with its grandiosity and thoughtful students.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This university campus is worth a quick visit if you are in the area or also visiting the nearby contemporary museum MUAC. The architecture is unique and it's a nice place to enjoy the scenery on weekends when families and couples our out with their dogs or having a picnic. It's a unique side of Mexico City that you don't... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb architecture from the fifties in the old circuit, and 21st century in the new sciences institutes; beautiful open spaces, with a lot of green. Ideal for sightseeing, taking pictures, getting the flavor of academic and scientific athmosphere that dominates CU. Better to visit during weekends, to avoid massive students traffic.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Great place to visit. It takes not more than 50 mins to visit but it gives you an idea of how Mexicans handle their superior education.

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Banning, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Took a short tour that included the University. It is a city with its own transportation system and security.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

you gotta go to this enormous place, a city unto itself literally, just to see the breathtaking mural.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

"La Máxima casa de estudios" (The top house for studies) as is known this University, is the pride of the nation. The University City campus is one of Mexico’s great architectural and cultural achievements of the 20th century and its importance is recognized throughout Latin America. Impressive modern architecture and artistic masterpieces by some of Mexico’s top muralists, including Diego... More 

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Friendswood, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Murial on the wall was something to look at, this is just a university, nothing too much to say about it......

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Has typical Mexican art. Wonderful place to walk around and explore. There is a science museum there which is good for kids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Very large University with access by train, bus & taxi. Massive Library worth a visit with large market with numerous vendors on the grounds beside the library. 1968 Olympic Stadium on site and used by the university.

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