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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  • Challenging climb up the more than 80 steps that have the University, an amazing building there are that go to visit him on his trip to Guanajuato
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  • There were so many outstanding buildings around the Jardin, it’s hard to pick a favorite. However, this one is defiantly a top contender. The lines, the stone work and overall craftsmanship were simpl...  more »
  • This University, appreciated for its academic excellence owes its origin first to a Jesuit Convent, then to hospice created by Teresa de Busto y Moya and 14 richest mining families. It originally prov...  more »
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  • 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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  • Gorgeous..took me a while to find though
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