Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin

(4.7/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web)
Head to Universidad de Antioquia, which has a museum as well as a lush and vibrant common area ideal for relaxing and watching the day go by. The oldest and second-largest university in the country, there are over 36,000 students on this main campus, so be aware that there may be a dense concentration of people on site. Tourists are not officially allowed onto university grounds without showing ID, but an appeal to the security personnel here has been known to do the trick. Once inside the museum, check out the anthropological section, the oldest and largest in Latin America. Use our Medellin travel itinerary planner to visit Universidad de Antioquia on your trip to Medellin, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • As a site to visit is excellent (to also study): it is as a second or third Botanical Garden of the city, offers cultural guides who are very willing to collaborate to the visitor, if you are lucky you will see monkeys that are urban wildlife in freedom on campus, access to the Museum of the University is free and has exhibitions of quality and products which may be obtained are reasonably priced. As a point against only can say that hours for visitors are restricted (from 08:00 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 18:00) and the guards are quite inflexible with this, as if they were the owners of our University. The UdeA is heritage of the village Antioquia and of all the humanity, not restrict them schedules of visitors only to those schedules of office. Have care in certain dates (8 of March, 8 of June, 12 of October, etc) with situations that alter the order public to the interior of the campus and that can be surprising for the visitors although rare time dangerous, especially clashes of unruly with the police.
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  • The best public University in Medellín is Antioquia University. However, the ambiance of this place is a well studied gathered the kids and thought to freewheeling. Students anywhere to sit down and talk with a cigarette and drink in the scenery. Feel free to visit our campus atmosphere if you want to see.
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  • It is an architecture paisa of a millenary history that make our city of the most beautiful in the world
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  • Universidad de referencia regional y nacional.
  • Amo mi universidad.
  • It may not be the best university of the country for statistics but it is for me. I love Thee, UdeA.
  • Largest campus of the second best university in Colombia, located in the capital of the province of Antioquia. It is called "Ciudad Universitaria" and has more than 30.000 students.
  • The best ever!