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University of Guanajuato

Calle Lascurain de Retana Centro 5, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 0006
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Climb the stairs - the view is worth it!

The university itself was closed when I visited but the stairs to the top were worth the effort... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
S B
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Boise, Idaho
Interesting but there are many better things to look at

We walked inside the University, up the stairs and around the place. It's okay. Good for a couple... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Thewoodlandstexas
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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 17 May 2017

The university itself was closed when I visited but the stairs to the top were worth the effort. The view is spectacular.

Thank S B
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We walked inside the University, up the stairs and around the place. It's okay. Good for a couple of photos. I wouldn't rank it as a "must see" place.

Thank Thewoodlandstexas
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is an huge building in the little of town, built 50 years ago, which has been controversial from the beginning. It is huge and it doesn't fit as style, material and color. Now it is part of the landscape, is visible from everywhere and...More

Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This university in the center of Guanajuato has 20,000 students from around the country and elsewhere. Be sure to go inside, attend a music event or other activity while you are visiting this beautiful city.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This will be a stop in your walk around the city center. Up the front steps there is an ok view of the city (there are many other sites with better views). But, it's fun to climb the steep steps.

Thank sdbennettmd
Reviewed 5 March 2017

It was not open at the time but a really grand building with impressive stairs to approacch. Is located very near other attractions and no other similar structure.

Thank tornillo2015
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Oh to be studying here! What a stunning building with a backdrop of brilliant blue sky. You can spy the turret type tops from the Plaza de Paz ...so it's easy to find. Gorgeous!

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This main University building is located down the street from the Diego Rivera house, and you'll end up walking past as you explore downtoen Guanajuato. The people watching is great, and of course it's a great spot for a selfie!

Thank johntpt
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

If you are lucky there will be an evening musical performance. We were able to enter the auditorium for a production.. an ensemble. The show was excellent and the acoustics were very good. The building interior looks old but I am told it was built...More

Thank im44
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
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peddler665
21 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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