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University of Guanajuato

Calle Lascurain de Retana Centro 5, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 0006
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Lovely town, cool university

GTO is interesting, definitely college town with lots of young people. Nice that they use the old... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2015
liltravlr
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Vancouver
via mobile
Amazing building

This university and it's great staircase is a testament to what people can build in small... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2015
lforest
,
Mexico City, Mexico
via mobile
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This prestigious university was constructed to blend in with the rest of the city.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Lascurain de Retana Centro 5, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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+52 473 732 0006
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"beautiful building"
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"main building"
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"climb the stairs"
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"nice pictures"
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"the ground floor"
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"great fun"
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"el pipila"
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Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

GTO is interesting, definitely college town with lots of young people. Nice that they use the old buildings still instead of tearing them down! Theatre, lookout, shops, market, nice to hang out. Diego Rivera's house nice for a quick look. Callejon de los besos (Alley...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

This university and it's great staircase is a testament to what people can build in small spaces. The staircase is just marvelous and a must see.

Thank lforest
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Reviewed 12 May 2015

If you are competitive nd you love to run upstairs, this is the place to do it. Uni facade is beautilfull and is not that far from other historical places

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Reviewed 6 May 2015

Great view of the city and it is my favorite building in Guanajuato. Es un lugar precioso my favorito en lo personal.

Thank Ximena B
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Reviewed 13 April 2015

Is a building with a lot of history and beautiful arquitecture. At night, they offer free vintage films, you sit in the stairs, just don't forget to bring your popcorn!

Thank Diebushka
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Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

This place is amazing...one of my breathtaking of Guanajuato...we were walking out of a very stretch alley to face a colossal structure in my eyes...couldn't stop staring at it until one of the people there offered to tell me the story for a tip, a...More

Thank Gerard L
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Reviewed 22 March 2015

Beautiful building, Great for taking pictures, the architecture is breathtaking worth the walk from wherever you are. Dont miss this spot you will not regret it.

Thank Yazmin R
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Reviewed 11 March 2015

A very beautiful main campus. I really enjoyed walking up the stairs to the main building. It's worth a visit if you are in the city.

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Reviewed 28 January 2015

Fortunate to catch a couple of great art exhibits by Oregon's Rick Bartow and some amazing Japanese draftsman whose name escapes me...

Thank Mike F
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Reviewed 22 January 2015

Just kidding. Try not to disturb the university students and professors at the place, but if you can't help but getting your sweat on at this history university and landmark of the city of Guanajuato, I dare you to jog up the iconic stairs that...More

Thank Xoyeyne
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peddler665
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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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