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Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City

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Architectural Building Educational Site
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. Put Ciudad Universitaria and other Mexico City attractions into our Mexico City trip builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Just across from the Olympic stadium this part of the UNAM campus is best known for the library. Amazing spot and huge  more »
  • We had to go for a mental arithmetic contest for my son. So we spent come time walking around the campus as well. There are some nice museums within the campus. We enjoyed our time at one of the large...  more »
  • This huge campus really boasts only one amazing building, so don't plan to spend too much time here, otherwise. The muraled building is photogenic, and then it's time to move on.  more »