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University of Texas at Austin

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Address: Guadalupe and I-35, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and 26th St., Austin, TX
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+1 512-471-3434

Founded in 1883, this university is steeped in history.

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Always beautiful and well maintained

The University of Texas always looks more beautiful every day. The grounds improve all of the time. I notice different plant beds improve in design and treatment. Strolling... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Gloria L
Austin, Texas, USA
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Austin, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The University of Texas always looks more beautiful every day. The grounds improve all of the time. I notice different plant beds improve in design and treatment. Strolling throughout the campus is always fun for me. Majestic fountains, sculptures, and walkways are throughout the campus to take in and enjoy.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Obviously, if you are in Austin, and haven't seen the UT campus, you cannot tell that you saw Austin. Stroll, look take pictures, dine, sip, run, play, stare, bike, jump, etc., etc. These are the things you can do at UT campus. Take a picture at West Mall, stroll through the shaded alleys, visit LBJ Library or Museum of Natural... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This campus is very cramped because the town has grown up around it and there's not much space. Some of the buildings are ugly 70's non-descript or ugly. Some are nice. Buildings are very close together. The Main Building is very majestic with great presence over the grounds. I'm old enough to remember the tragic shooting from the tower when... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit to this university which is one of the largest in the nation offers many things to do and see. Take in a football game at the huge stadium (during the season and tickets can be hard to get), catch a live music act at the Cactus Cafe or visit the LBJ library and see his famous car. Its... More 

1 Thank Tony H
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 501 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Don't miss the water fountain on the south side plus it makes fur beautiful photos of the city and tower. It's your typical big 10 university campus.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

There's this nice little town down in Baja Oklahoma called Austin! It has a great Bat Bridge as well as some really great places to catch some " Q " along with Southwest Music. Just don't go down I-35 on a Texas FB home game as your transit time will quadruple. Other than that .... take a visit ..... you... More 

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Sallisaw, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

The clock tower is quite impressive. The football stadium is very cool. The LBJ Library, the outdoor athletic facilities, and the Arts area were very worth seeing too. I really liked talking to some of the students, very nice young people. You will enjoy walking thru the campus.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

I always enjoy visiting college campuses, as it can be quite inspirational and energizing. This is a nice and lively campus. The architecture is pretty good, I enjoyed the clock tower and the fountain which dominate central campus. We were there on game day which only made the atmosphere better.

Thank Gaurav S
Rowlett, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

I was impressed with the tour and the information received about this great institution. We have just started but have a good feeling about this place.

Thank Susan S
Panama City, Panama, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Loved walking through the campus, it may be the prettiest college I've ever walked through! Besides the scenery, the LBJ Library and natural science museum are on site which are both worth seeing. The tower on campus is also suppose to be worth going to, but it was open the day I visited. I definitely recommend taking a walk through... More 

Thank Cassandra W

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