University of Guanajuato, Guanajuato

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Visit one of the oldest universities in Latin America, University of Guanajuato. The university proudly traces its history back to the 18th century, when it originally opened as a Jesuit school for children. Becoming state-run in 1828, the university has spread throughout the city, with its main building located in the historic center of town. Built in the mid-1900s, the main building has a staircase of 113 stone steps, and displays a neoclassical architectural style. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Guanajuato holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the University of Guanajuato and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • only upload and be sitting awhile there is very relajante.las views, the univercidad itself is very striking, I really liked.
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  • Although the view to the city from that point is not the best by the buildings that surround it really standing in front of the building you surprised because its architecture is stunning.
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  • Imposing neoclassical building, a "must see" of this beautiful city. The simple act of walking by their staircases or in front of its main façade makes you fill with emotion. Speaking in terms of its distribution internal because does not comply satisfactorily with today's student needs since project begins beyond the 18th century. They were other needs...
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  • If you're a tourist this is a must stop and must see, building it history and awesome architecture as well as legends stay listen to all of those stories and you'll be rewarded with a beautiful view of the city once you climb to the top.
  • This is one of the best University in Guanajuato Mexico
  • You probably won't find another University as beautiful as this one, take to the steps and enjoy the view!
  • Must climb to the very top! Stunning view and atmosphere!
  • The architecture is absolutely gorgeous
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