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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  • The university town is immense, with its 80 professions offering. It has a large stadium and a great intellectual movement
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  • I could write at least 20 good things of Ciudad Universitaria (CU), however I will focus this review in a place called “Las Islas”, which is the biggest park in CU. Students and people in general are ...  more »
  • A picnic in the gardens, accompanied by a cheese platter, is an experience that makes you feel part of the place, because in addition to admire its beauty and feel the concentration of students of the place, you can relax after walking by every one of its halls.
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