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Guanajuato

Population: 120,000

You will savor a concentrated taste of Guanajuato upon entering the school!

Guanajuato Director of studies

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The school Our school is located right in the city center in the ‘barrio Pastita’ at only 10 minutes walking from the ‘Teatro Júarez’. The school has 15 classrooms and a capacity of 110 students/day. Other facilities: interior patio, teachers’ room, students' office, multimedia classroom, recreation area.

About Guanajuato Pedro Rodríguez

"Guanajuato is one of those unusual spots that, if you were to look only at its architecture, could be any medieval European city. Situated in the Bajío region, Guanajuato is surrounded by hills and mountains. The city sits at the bottom of a great bowl shaped ravine. Guanajuato is home to a famous university with a longheld tradition of student musical groups and musical rambles, or callejoneadas, through the streets of the town. Yet Guanajuato is much more than a university city. Its people are friendly, cheerful and glad to help others, it streets calm and not dangerous. It boasts a pleasant daytime climate and delicious food. Guanajuato offers you an atmosphere that is youthful and dynamic yet at the same time quiet, with plenty of cultural possibilities, plenty of places to visit, and long hours for shopping and entertainment. Come, surely you will love it!" Average temperatures Jan

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The city of Guanajuato, at 1,996 m above sea level, is one of the most important historical and cultural colonial cities in Mexico. Guanajuato is located in one of the richest silver mining areas of Mexico, and is well known for its wealth of fine colonial era Spanish architecture. In 1988, UNESCO declared Guanajuato and the surrounding silver mines a World Heritage Site. The city was originally built over a river, which flowed through tunnels underneath the city. However, after years of raising buildings to accommodate repeated flooding, in the mid-twentieth century engineers built a dam and redirected the river into underground caverns. The tunnels were lit and paved with cobblestones for automobile traffic, and this underground road carries the majority of cars driving through the city today. It is one of the most noticeable features of the city. Each October the city holds the Festival Internacional Cervantino, an international festival of the arts named after Miguel de Cervantes.

Activities All activities are directed towards socializing in a learning environment and increasing your knowledge of Mexican culture. For example: cultural workshops, Mexican music, cooking, dance and a variety of excursions and trips.

Our opinion As a small, quiet university city far from the tourist crowds in Cancún and Cuernavaca, Guanajuato is the ideal spot to study Spanish in Mexico. Guanajuato will charm you with its wealth in architecture and culture. The international airport, less than half an hour away, provides the city with excellent connections with other cities in Mexico and with the rest of the world.

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Part Time Spanish Intensive Spanish Super intensive Spanish Best of Both Executive Spanish

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Individual – Spanish Teachers Program– Professional Programs – Volunteer Program – Christmas Program

Golden Age Program Kids' Program Spanish & Salsa Spanish & Cooking Calle Pastita, 76 36090 Guanajuato

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