Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City

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#4 of 14 in Neighborhoods in Mexico City
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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  • I was at UNAM main library and the murals are spectacular. Each side (north, south, west, east) represents a different moment in the history of Mexico: pre-Hispanic, the conquest of Mexico, modernity....  more »
  • The library tiled murals at the University of Mexico City designed by Diego Rivera are detailed, historical as well as incredibly designed. The entire building surface is used as a large canvas for...  more »
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