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University of Guanajuato

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White stones among a sea of yellow, pink, and red

If you have ever used a 1,000 Mexican peso bill, you may already recognize the University of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wow what a beautiful main building and entrance to a vast educational complex

Right in the heart of the city, near the main square and easily accessible, lies this very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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This prestigious university was constructed to blend in with the rest of the city.
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Calle Lascurain de Retana Centro 5, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 0006
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have ever used a 1,000 Mexican peso bill, you may already recognize the University of Guanajuato as an image of it is printed on the back. First part of the university was built in 1732 but it did not become a true university...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mike5466
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right in the heart of the city, near the main square and easily accessible, lies this very beautiful piece of architecture that represents the central point of the University of Guanajuato. This University is close to 200 years old in its different formats and has...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dumos
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Everything in Guanajuato is to fall in love with. If I were to recommend a Honeymoon in Mexico it would be here!! This university is one of the best in Mexico and a sight to see!! The architecture has a history that can be well...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank sergio23671303
Reviewed 8 February 2019

The building towers over the other buildings so you will find it easy. Great photo opportunities; also explore the little streets around and click away

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Anonymous-anonym
Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

Make your way to the roof terrace of this wonderful building after sunset. You will be treated not only to stunning city views ,but also, you will be given a tour around the galaxy through the excellent telescopes of the university observatory. The astronomers here...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

It is a marvelous building, we got an explanation from a good man that was there explaining to the tourist the history and the meaning of the long stair.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately, a nice building is undergoing refacing or some kind of work that requires much of the front to be obscured. This building houses the law school and administration for the university

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kulbi
Reviewed 13 December 2018

The building certainly has the looks to inspire good learning.It is an imposing building with some renovations. Take the steps up to the rear and walk up the hill for a good work out and good views and a look at how the locals live.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 20 November 2018

A very picturesque building with a nice view of the city from the top of the 86 steps. Worth a visit just for the photos. Also a very good ice cream seller on the street between the university and Plaza de la Paz.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AndreToronto
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Go and check it out! Take a picture, climb the steps and be transported to another place and time. The University is nearby other points of interest in Guanajuato.

Date of experience: July 2018
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phil s
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.