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University of Guanajuato

Calle Lascurain de Retana Centro 5, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 0006
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Great place to spend some time!

Don't just enjoy the architecture from near or far. Take the the time to explore inside. Like most... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2014
CowichanConnoisseur
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Duncan, Canada
Beautiful University!

We climbed to the top of the famous staircase at this university. It was a nice climb, and at the... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2014
thedaywetravel
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Los Angeles, California
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This prestigious university was constructed to blend in with the rest of the city.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Lascurain de Retana Centro 5, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

Don't just enjoy the architecture from near or far. Take the the time to explore inside. Like most of Guanajuato, enjoy the stairs!

2  Thank CowichanConnoisseur
Reviewed 28 February 2014

We climbed to the top of the famous staircase at this university. It was a nice climb, and at the top are nice views of the city. You can see Al Pipila at the top of the mountain from here. Lots of people, students and...More

2  Thank thedaywetravel
Reviewed 6 November 2013

big campus, fling out in every direction, with lots of history going back to the Jesuits arrival. worth poking your head into.

Thank Portlander
Reviewed 20 October 2013

A few nice photo ops in and around the courtyards of this nice building - worth 30 - 60 minutes of your time.

1  Thank TravellingCoupleX
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Its amazing that this building is a working university, the arquitecture displayed is amazing, it looks as if out of a pop up book.

Thank Monica I
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Huge building, a lot of stairs to the front entrance. Great for pictures, worth a visit. If you can get to the top you're in A shape...

Thank drpjgs
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Musical performances with both vocal and instrumental music were held in lecture halls with excellent acoustics.

1  Thank NormaBeth
Reviewed 30 June 2013

The University of Guanajuato is an example of magnificent Mexican architecture in line with elegance of Guanajuato. The scuppers and masonry throughout the campus are breathtaking.

Thank RenieBurque
Reviewed 28 June 2013

The university is spread out all over the city, but the big white building in the middle of town is usually the one everyone associates with "the university." U of Guanajuato has about 30,000 students and is a great place for exchange students to immerse...More

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 18 June 2013

This is a beautiful building, I remember complaining about walking school from the parking lot. The students here have to climb 113 very steep steps just to get to the main door every day. Once you climb them. You will get awesome views of the...More

Thank Wilhelm_Man
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peddler665
21 July 2015|
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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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