University of Texas - Experience the great vibe of this beautiful Campus with museums, libraries, parks, fountains and a lot more

Walking around university campuses can be very energising as well as encouraging and it evokes different emotions. I love exploring educational institutional and it's certainly very special experience in USA. This is one of the debates, if we see people in India visiting campuses and there are multiple aspects to it, which we will address in this blogpost but it's mainly about introducing you to University of Texas in Austin and why it's one of the best campuses to explore in USA.

Walking around university campuses can be very energising as well as encouraging and it evokes different emotions. I love exploring educational institutional and it's certainly very special experience in USA. This is one of the debates, if we see people in India visiting campuses and there are multiple aspects to it, which we will address in this blogpost but it's mainly about introducing you to University of Texas in Austin and why it's one of the best campuses to explore in USA

We took bus number 801 from Domain which drops just in front of University campus. Then we started walking and exploring the campus. We had no specific agenda in the unversity except Harry Ransom Center, where we wanted to see oldest surviving photograph. Above photograph shows a huge water body with interesting fountains around it. Littlefield Fountain is a World War I memorial monument designed on the main campus of the University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas, at the entrance to the university's South Mall. Completed in 1933, the monument is named after university regent and benefactor George W. Littlefield, whose donation paid for its design and construction.  Related Blogpost - The Beautiful Cathedral of Saint Mary - A brilliant architecture in the middle of the Austin downtown, Texas   The University of Texas at Austin is a public research university in Austin, Texas. UT was founded in 1883 and is the oldest institution in the University of Texas System. With over 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 24,000 faculty and staff, it is also the largest institution in the system.

We took bus number 801 from Domain which drops just in front of University campus. Then we started walking and exploring the campus. We had no specific agenda in the unversity except Harry Ransom Center, where we wanted to see oldest surviving photograph. Above photograph shows a huge water body with interesting fountains around it. Littlefield Fountain is a World War I memorial monument designed on the main campus of the University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas, at the entrance to the university's South Mall. Completed in 1933, the monument is named after university regent and benefactor George W. Littlefield, whose donation paid for its design and construction.


The University of Texas at Austin is a public research university in Austin, Texas. UT was founded in 1883 and is the oldest institution in the University of Texas System. With over 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 24,000 faculty and staff, it is also the largest institution in the system.

Above photograph shows The Tower or the main building of University of Texas from a nearby park. This tower is visible from almost all the corners of the university campus.   Related Blogpost - Harry Ransom Center, Austin - Humanities Research Center inside University of Texas with oldest surviving camera photograph

Above photograph shows The Tower or the main building of University of Texas from a nearby park. This tower is visible from almost all the corners of the university campus. 


The Tower usually appears illuminated in white light in the evening, but is lit in various color schemes for special occasions, including athletic victories and academic accomplishments. To mark more somber events, such as the passing of a former president of the university, the Tower remains darkened with a soft grey glow through the night.  Related Blogpost - Barton Springs Pool - A beautiful recreational outdoor swimming pool with natural spring water around Zilker Park, Austin

The Tower usually appears illuminated in white light in the evening, but is lit in various color schemes for special occasions, including athletic victories and academic accomplishments. To mark more somber events, such as the passing of a former president of the university, the Tower remains darkened with a soft grey glow through the night.



During Gone To Texas (welcoming new students to campus) and commencement ceremonies, the Tower windows are lit up to form the year of the class being honoured.  Related Blogpost - Best Walking Trail in Austin, Texas - A Beautiful walking-trail along the Colorado River, from Congress Bridge to Zilkar Park in Austin   The university's property totals 1,438.5 acres, comprising the 423.5 acres for the Main Campus in central Austin and the J. J. Pickle Research Campus in north Austin and the other properties throughout Texas. The main campus has 150 buildings totaling over 18,000,000 square feet.  Related Blogpost - Zilker Park in Austin - One of the best Parks in the city which hosts 'Austin City Limits Music Festival' & 'Zilker Park Kite Festival'

During Gone To Texas (welcoming new students to campus) and commencement ceremonies, the Tower windows are lit up to form the year of the class being honoured.


The university's property totals 1,438.5 acres, comprising the 423.5 acres for the Main Campus in central Austin and the J. J. Pickle Research Campus in north Austin and the other properties throughout Texas. The main campus has 150 buildings totaling over 18,000,000 square feet.



The university of Texas houses seven museums and seventeen libraries, including the LBJ Presidential Library and the Blanton Museum of Art, and operates various auxiliary research facilities, such as the J. J. Pickle Research Campus and the McDonald Observatory. As of November 2020, 13 Nobel Prize winners, 4 Pulitzer Prize winners, 2 Turing Award winners, 2 Fields Medal recipients, 2 Wolf Prize winners, and 2 Abel Prize prize winners have been affiliated with the school as alumni, faculty members, or researchers. The university has also been affiliated with 3 Primetime Emmy Award winners, and as of 2021 its students and alumni have earned a total of 155 Olympic medals.  Related Blogpost - South Congress ( SOCO ) - The Wonderful Shopping District of Austin with Exceptional Vibe, Great Restaurants/Pubs, Live-music in New Mexico, USA  Student-athletes compete as the Texas Longhorns. The Longhorns have won four NCAA Division I National Football Championships, six NCAA Division I National Baseball Championships, thirteen NCAA Division I National Men's Swimming and Diving Championships, and the school has claimed more titles in men's and women's sports than any other member in the Big 12.  Related Blogpost - Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue - One of the popular tourist attractions around Lady Bird Lake in Austin City of New Mexico, USA

The university of Texas houses seven museums and seventeen libraries, including the LBJ Presidential Library and the Blanton Museum of Art, and operates various auxiliary research facilities, such as the J. J. Pickle Research Campus and the McDonald Observatory. As of November 2020, 13 Nobel Prize winners, 4 Pulitzer Prize winners, 2 Turing Award winners, 2 Fields Medal recipients, 2 Wolf Prize winners, and 2 Abel Prize prize winners have been affiliated with the school as alumni, faculty members, or researchers. The university has also been affiliated with 3 Primetime Emmy Award winners, and as of 2021 its students and alumni have earned a total of 155 Olympic medals.


Student-athletes compete as the Texas Longhorns. The Longhorns have won four NCAA Division I National Football Championships, six NCAA Division I National Baseball Championships, thirteen NCAA Division I National Men's Swimming and Diving Championships, and the school has claimed more titles in men's and women's sports than any other member in the Big 12.


Battle Hall, also known as the "Cass Gilbert Building" and "The Old Library," is a historic library on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas. It is one of four buildings on campus that have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The others are the Littlefield House, University Junior High School and Little Campus.  Related Blogpost - The Beautiful Mount Bunnell - One of the most popular tourist attractions with stunning panoramic views of Colorado river surrounded by posh neighbourhood of Austin City, New Mexico, USA   The building was designed by New York architect, using a Spanish-Mediterranean Revival style. It served as the main library until the new main building was completed in 1937. It now houses the Architecture and Planning Library, the Alexander Architectural Archives and the Center for American Architecture.  Related Blogpost - The Texas Capitol - This stunning place is must visit around Austin city of Texas state in USA

Battle Hall, also known as the "Cass Gilbert Building" and "The Old Library," is a historic library on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas. It is one of four buildings on campus that have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The others are the Littlefield House, University Junior High School and Little Campus.


The building was designed by New York architect, using a Spanish-Mediterranean Revival style. It served as the main library until the new main building was completed in 1937. It now houses the Architecture and Planning Library, the Alexander Architectural Archives and the Center for American Architecture.


While walking through the campus of University of Texas, we came across various sculptures installed across the campus. We spent around 1.5-2 hrs in this campus and loved the vibe. If you are in Austin, you may want to consider to visit University of Texas. Please feel free to leave your comments/questions in comments section below.

While walking through the campus of University of Texas, we came across various sculptures installed across the campus. We spent around 1.5-2 hrs in this campus and loved the vibe. If you are in Austin, you may want to consider to visit University of Texas. Please feel free to leave your comments/questions in comments section below. 

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