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Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota
(4.2/5 based on 85 reviews on the web)
Tour Universidad Nacional de Colombia to see the country's largest and most important educational institution. Planned by German architect Leopoldo Rother and lecturer Fritz Karlsen in the 1930s, the university represents one of Colombia's architectural landmarks with 17 of its campus buildings throughout the country listed as national monuments. The gleaming white buildings of the Bogota campus stand surrounded by lush parkland open to the public, so take a book along and bask in the scholastic ambience. The onsite auditorium and museums frequently host events and concerts--check in advance. To visit Universidad Nacional de Colombia on your holiday in Bogota, and find out what else Bogota has to offer, use our Bogota vacation route planner.
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  • Although it should be distinguished by science, stands by the irreverence, which wouldn't be bad if it were beyond a few phrases learned from memory. The National University is well-positioned in the academic field, but when you are closer, one realizes that it is more interesting listen to trees and contemplate the gardens to academic outcomes, in particular concentrated in a few students and teachers who take seriously the production of knowledge. Others, the majority, excuse in the public character of the institution to not assume their responsibility, to not update. Indeed, many of their teachers use in class same photocopies of 10 years ago, not knowing that they can already carry them on a smartphone... You should visit the national course, avoiding entering their bathrooms but taking red in their cafeterias to hear speeches from the years 70s with aim of innovative political theory.
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  • After visiting the Quinta de Bolivar, I noted its park located near it. I asked about the name of the Park and the Buildings and learned that it is the National University of Colombia. I briefly visit...  more »
  • It is a journey that should be walking, from access to the Che Guevara square and from there to the various buildings that comprise it, its amplitude and greenery are a wonderful environment for a beautiful day, you Rogelio Salmona architecture, as well as buildings which are of cultural heritage
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  • Love it... Big spaces to be happy.. Heard the nature and study!
  • The best public Colombian university. It has a great campus with beautiful buldings and open áreas.
  • Casita de sueños.
  • This university shows the reality of Colombia. The problems and the beauties of the country are all packed in this place. But mostly it is a place that's opens the mind of everyone who enters.
  • Best ever.