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University of Texas at Austin, Austin

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Educational Site · Tourist Spot
Admire fine architecture, contemplate contemporary and modern art sculptures, and immerse yourself in youthful exuberance at University of Texas at Austin. You don't need to be a student to take advantage of many of the facilities that the state's flagship university offers. Take a tour to the observation deck at the top of the campus' landmark clock tower, head over to the massive Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium to see where the beloved Longhorns take the field on autumn Saturdays, and check whether any concerts or plays are scheduled at the various performance venues. Wrap up your visit at the co-op, where you can purchase hats, shirts, and other souvenirs in the school's distinctive burnt-orange color. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Austin holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the University of Texas at Austin and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The campus of of UTA is very beautifully laid out. The lawns and pathways are very well maintained. The architecture is interesting.  more »
  • So many beautiful parts of this campus! The fountain, the tower, the square. So worth a tool around just to check it out!  more »
  • The University Library has an excellent atmosphere. It is quiet, serene and a great space for concentrating in your work. I spend hours in the Library, for my research work, and there remains no count of time. It is unbelievable that with quite a large demographic of students accumulating in that space, it is still silent and tranquil.
  • Over the years, the University of Texas at Austin has developed and built the campus into an increasingly beautiful place. There are innumerable study spots and incredible views to be found all over campus. Further, they've been working on street infrastructure to make campus walk-areas safer and more accessible to pedestrians or bikers. Overall, great university.

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