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University of Guanajuato

Calle Lascurain de Retana Centro 5, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 0006
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Interesting for a photo or 2

We were not able to go in. Its a very interesting building which stands out. You can just about... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Harlow, United Kingdom

Did not enter but just the sheer size of this University is amazing. The construction is... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
Jane D
Brantford, Canada
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Calle Lascurain de Retana Centro 5, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 0006
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

We were not able to go in. Its a very interesting building which stands out. You can just about take a photo of it all from down the bottom of the steps. Signature Guanajuato!

Thank mikeazzo
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Did not enter but just the sheer size of this University is amazing. The construction is breathtaking and to walk up the front steps would be a daily exercise in itself.

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This University goes back to its foundation on October 1, 1732 with the name Hospice of the Holy Trinity. On August 29, 1827 the constitutional government changed the name to the College of the Immaculate Conception. Programs founded around this time included Mining, Law, Painting,...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

It seemed only right to see the University of Guanajuato being that the city is such a university town. Because we were there over the New Year's holiday, we weren't able to enter the buildings, but the front facade of the main building with its...More

Thank ReillyPas
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This magnificent building is worthy of a look due to the architecture alone. If you are feeling energetic, climb the stairs to the top, but the view is just as lovely from the lazy bottom.

Thank BudaBaB
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This stunning building definitely stand out among the rest, especially from the viewpoint on the ridge. I was unable to tour the grounds as school was in session but enjoyed viewing from the outside

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 20 November 2016

During your visit to Guanajuato, be sure to have a look at this beautiful university building. The steps are often used for various purposes--we saw graduation photos being done and also a music performance. Be sure to get your photo on the steps.

Thank pumpermum
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great picture opportunity. Its close to the center of the city with many other attractions around it we only spent about 15 minutes there and took some nice pictures.

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I don't know how relevant it would be to visit this site during other times but for the festival Cervantino is an excellent place to be because they have art galleries related to the Quijote theme, and their theatre shows excellent plays dealing with Cervantes...More

Thank BGBeverlyhills
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Its Guanjuatos university it's has amazing architecture and it has a lot of stairs great for taking pictures and experiencing amazing adventures

Thank AriPadilla
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The students give the city a vibrant, fascinating feeling adding much to the great feel of the town. The University is interesting but monster steps!
21 July 2015|
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.