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Government Building
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At the time of its construction, Texas' Texas State Capitol was billed as the seventh largest building in the world. The massive Italian Rena
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Bridge
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Home to the world's largest urban bat colony, Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats attracts visitors to the bats' haunt. During the daylight
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Hiking Trail
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Complete with 16 km (10 mi) of paths for foot and cycle traffic, Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail offers a scenic circuit in the heart of t
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Hot Spring
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Nestled within Austin's extensive Zilker Park, Barton Springs Pool represents one of the city's most popular recreational areas. Fed by under
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History Museum
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See the original wooden gate of the Alamo, one of the most prized possessions, at Bullock Texas State History Museum. The permanent exhibit s
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Austin

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Government Buildings · History Museums · Entertainment Centers
From alternative festivals and live concerts, to theater plays and sporting events, there are plenty of interesting things to do in Austin. Texas State Capitol is arguably Austin's most visited attraction, but to learn the full story of the state--from the earliest Native American communities to the struggle for independence and the modern era--go to Bullock Texas State History Museum. One of the city's most popular recreational areas, Barton Springs Pool is a great destination for a family outing. The nearby Zilker Metropolitan Park is another hub of outdoor recreation. If you're a nature lover, don't miss the world's largest urban bat colony hanging under the arches of Congress Avenue Bridge.

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