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. Before you head to Guanajuato, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Guanajuato itinerary builder, to make sure you see all that Guanajuato has to offer, including University of Guanajuato.
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  • 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.  more »
  • And harmonizes with the city of Guanajuato, is a beautiful University. There are shops selling toy of the University near the stairs.
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  • Visit this building built by Jesuits is a must-see and is possible to enter and see the corridors and classrooms, now converted into offices
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