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San Miguel de Allende and the Heartland Sights

Universidad de Guanajuato

  • Lascurain de Retana 5 Map It
  • El Centro
  • Educational Institution

Updated 01/23/2015

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Founded in 1732, the university was formerly a Jesuit seminary. The original churrigueresque church, La Compañía, still stands next door. The green limestone facade of the university, built in 1955, was designed to blend in with the town's architecture. Between the university and the church, several art galleries and one small museum associated with the center of higher learning present rotating exhibits of contemporary art.

Sight Information

Address:

Lascurain de Retana 5, ½ block north of Plaza de la Paz, Guanajuato, Guanajuato, 36000, Mexico

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Phone:

473-732–0006

Website: www.ugto.mx

Sight Details:

  • Weekdays 8–3:30

Updated 01/23/2015

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