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University of Guanajuato

Open Now: 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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Gorgeous University

Go and check it out! Take a picture, climb the steps and be transported to another place and time... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Urbanpeasant
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Los Angeles, California
Steps to higher education

Large, impressive university. Worth a visit. Recommend. and....the steps will give you a good... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
packcal
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This prestigious university was constructed to blend in with the rest of the city.
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Calle Lascurain de Retana Centro 5, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The building certainly has the looks to inspire good learning.It is an imposing building with some renovations. Take the steps up to the rear and walk up the hill for a good work out and good views and a look at how the locals live.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very picturesque building with a nice view of the city from the top of the 86 steps. Worth a visit just for the photos. Also a very good ice cream seller on the street between the university and Plaza de la Paz.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AndreToronto
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Go and check it out! Take a picture, climb the steps and be transported to another place and time. The University is nearby other points of interest in Guanajuato.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Urbanpeasant
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Large, impressive university. Worth a visit. Recommend. and....the steps will give you a good workout.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank packcal
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Very interesting place to visit and amaizing history behind this building . Make sure to got to the top

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Luisfalzate
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

There were so many outstanding buildings around the Jardin, it’s hard to pick a favorite. However, this one is defiantly a top contender. The lines, the stone work and overall craftsmanship were simply breathtaking - a must see if you’re in the area.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DallasJeffA
Reviewed 9 May 2018

This University, appreciated for its academic excellence owes its origin first to a Jesuit Convent, then to hospice created by Teresa de Busto y Moya and 14 richest mining families. It originally provided in 17 for religious education but the Spanish Crown granted in 1744...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Viktor S
Reviewed 2 May 2018

a great place to visit and hang out with the students and city on the steps of the building and have an icecream

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TravelwithAndre
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We had hired a guide who actually went to university here, so the inside story was great. Opted not to cl8mb these steps, but do go into adjacent buildings where some of the history is displayed. Some evenings, they put up a big screen and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank WorldTvlerParker_CO
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful university. You must climb the stairs for a picture. You can recognize the university from all over the city.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from Alejandro R | Reviewed this property |
It's a wonderful place to visit and study. The steps are part of the fun. Time to get into shape. Try the Pipila.
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