Universidad Nacional de Córdoba

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Universidad Nacional de Córdoba information

Córdoba , Argentina
Address
Street Obispo Trejo 242
Prices
AR$10
Opening hours
tours in English 1am & 5pm Mon-Sat, in Spanish 11am & 3pm Mon-Sat
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In 1613 Fray Fernando de Trejo y Sanabria founded the Seminario Convictorio de San Javier, which, after being elevated to university status in 1622, became the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba . The university is the country’s oldest and contains, among other national treasures, part of the Jesuits’ Grand Library and the Museo Histórico de la Universidad Nacional de Córdoba . Guided visits are the only way to see the inside and are well worth taking. The guides let you wander through the Colegio and peek into the classrooms while students run around.