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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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An interesting visit

The University is an interesting place to visit. We could not enter its facilities, but it has a high historical and cultural value, different from what we know in South America

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Montevideo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The University is an interesting place to visit. We could not enter its facilities, but it has a high historical and cultural value, different from what we know in South America

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There about 250,000 students enrolled in the University of Mexico in this location. We had a particular interest in the library and this is the outside of the library pictured here.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This school has 150,000 students. Tuition is free. Unfortunately, according to our guide, there are very few jobs for college educated people around Mexico Cith so the take their degrees and leave the country. This building is really special to see with the mosaic exterior.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 22 December 2016

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 30 November 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

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

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 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 27 October 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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