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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  • A pleasant experience visiting this great Ciudad.Te items to another Millennium, its buildings, its streets, the alley of the Kiss, its market built by Eiffel, their tunnels, we take the city tour, we will visit the cable car, dinner at home excellent Valadez and then a callejoneada. All great, highly recommended, very pleasant experience, worth it.
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  • If pucieran more attention to cleaning and order and surveillance and security it visitariamos more often.
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  • The steps of the University are a classic of the city, have to upload them, take the picture, and back down to appreciate the tour
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  • Must climb to the very top! Stunning view and atmosphere!
  • The architecture is absolutely gorgeous
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  • Beautiful place!