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Short North Arts District, Columbus

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Popularly referred to as Columbus' "art and soul," the vibrant Short North Arts District is home to an array of stores, bars, and restaurants. It boasts a long-standing history of creativity and a bohemian atmosphere, but it once was a run-down part of town. In recent decades, the district has been rejuvenated--but it retains a proud, artsy edge. Its early 20th-century buildings, many of which display brightly colored murals, now host some of the city's most desirable places to see and be seen. Browse the galleries and boutiques, stop for a cocktail in a hip bar, and order some international cuisine at its restaurants. To visit Short North Arts District and get the most from your holiday in Columbus, create itinerary details personal to you using our Columbus holiday planner.
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  • A friend who is a local suggested we walk to this district during our stay and I am so glad we did! We love the art. Columbus is ahead of the curve in terms of how it uses art to revitalize the area. ...  more »
  • Restaurants of all types and price ranges, pubs, taverns, breweries, awesome small shops, art galleries,coffee houses. Free C-bus transportation from one end to the other if you can't walk the distanc...  more »

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