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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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Founded in 1883, this university is steeped in history.

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Beautiful campus

The flagship university of the UT system and right in the center of the city, what a place to study at! The UT Tower may be the most famous structure of Austin, even rivaling the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The flagship university of the UT system and right in the center of the city, what a place to study at! The UT Tower may be the most famous structure of Austin, even rivaling the State capitol!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Taking the local bus to visit the LBJ museum I got to walk through the campus by it's stadium. I guess they are into football for some reason. :-)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Get there EARLY, be prepared to climb stairs if you are in the upper levels as it is a good healty workout

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Houston, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to take your kids. Explain what colleges are, what dorms are, what the history of the place is, show them the statues and fountains.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great campus with a lot going on every day. 42 acres so plan on walking a lot, spring is the best time to visit.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area of the University is very diverse and lots of shops and restaurants near by. Enjoyed my visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing experience visiting UT Austin for a long weekend. My middle daughter is interesting in possibly attending here and we were blown away by the kindness, professionalism, and quality of our overall experience. I recommend scheduling a tour before your visit.

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Full disclosure, I'm a little prejudiced as my daughter graduated from UT. The campus is beautifully compact and on site parking is non existence. But being in the middle of the fastest growing area in Texas what do you expect. Tip: Park at the co-op parking across Guadalupe(co-op will validate if you purchase something) and walk across street to the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got the quick driving tour, but got to see a lot of the campus. Great maintained grounds and landmarks on campus were impressive. My favorite part was how close it was to a strip of restaurants and shops.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in Austin, I felt as though it was necessary to see the university campus. I didn't want to park and walk onto campus so I just drove around the see the sights. The famous clock tower is the centerpiece of the campus. Students are walking and biking in all directions heading to and from class. The streets on the... More 

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