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University of Guanajuato

Calle Lascurain de Retana Centro 5, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 0006
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Beautiful architecture!

who goes to Guanajuato city and does not visit the University?? It is a beautiful building, and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David and Magda S
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Cozumel, Mexico
Beautiful blending of new and old

The steps and original building were built in the 1700s. In 1950, the addition to the right of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Helen711
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Atlanta, Georgia
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This prestigious university was constructed to blend in with the rest of the city.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Lascurain de Retana Centro 5, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

who goes to Guanajuato city and does not visit the University?? It is a beautiful building, and a picture in its iconic steps is a must!

Thank David and Magda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The steps and original building were built in the 1700s. In 1950, the addition to the right of the steps was added. Classes are no longer held here; it is an administration building. A large white screen hangs at the base of the steps, and...More

Thank Helen711
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is very nice architectonical piece of art, so it is worth seeing in the downtown. Try to get a glance also inside the building and you will be surprised.

Thank haanahh
Reviewed 4 October 2017

the architecture and the history of this University is what worth the most. you can not miss it, walk in thier alley , it is beautiful

Thank FaridaGK
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The architecture of this sprawling place is very interesting. I did not inside any of the buildings, but still enjoyed it.

Thank luke47
Reviewed 5 September 2017

sort of Moorish? the university building dominates the center of town. Check out the art gallery towards the Templo de la Compania - sometimes nothing in there, sometimes the best exhibits in town. Worth wandering around the interior courtyards (if they're open). formerly a Jesuit...More

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Nice building and great view from the top. This old university main building has severa galleries and a museum. Take your time and enert it.

1  Thank Ignacio B
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The University of Guanajuato is so iconic, it even appears in a mexican bill. Its history and art style are what make this place so beautiful. Walking through Guanajuato streets is very nice, and it's even nicer when you face this giant building during your...More

Thank JuanRamirezC
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The building's exterior is breathtaking unfortunately the main doors at the end of the staircase where locked and no public entry was permitted.

Thank DaquiPalla
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Id like to spend some time in the main building but didn't. its impressive looking and a lot of activity nearby. the gift shop is really nice and good objects to purchase.

Thank tomjet3
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peddler665
20 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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