Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City

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Visit the World Heritage Site Ciudad Universitaria--the main campus of National Autonomous University of Mexico--the largest university in Latin America. The vast "University City" was built in the 1950s and encompasses the Olympic stadium and 40 faculty buildings, as well as a couple museums. Wander the paths and gardens of the campus, built on an ancient lava bed, admire the modern urban architecture, or admire the large murals on the Rectorate and Library buildings. Add Ciudad Universitaria to your Mexico City travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Mexico City online tour planner .
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  • This was part of a tour we were on. And quite frankly I probably wouldn’t of made a stop here wouldn’t be on my list to do. I would’ve rather gone to museums. But if you have extra time and I guess yo...  more »
  • I entered from the side of the Mexico Olympic Stadium. It seems to be a soccer field now. The university is very large, with 330,000 students and 7,000 teachers. The mural is large and is painted all over the walls of the building. The mural of the library is famous and is drawn on four sides and it is big. In addition, the mural of the diero rivera was under restoration, but it was easy to understand because it was taken on a cloth that looked exactly like it. Taro Okamoto is one of the influences in Mexico.
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  • The site comprises the university stadium, with a monumental mural of Diego Rivera, the rectory building, with another mural by David Alfaros Sigueiros, and the library, with its external walls richly decorated by muralist Juan O'Gorman.
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