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Short North Arts District, Columbus

4.6
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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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  • Go for the first Saturday of the month "Gallery Hop" especially in nice weather. Lots of action. The Pearl, The GuildHouse, Marcellas, Northstar, Lemongrass, Basi, Jenni's, Hyde Park to name just a.....  more »
  • nice walking area, nice souvenir shops, nice restaurants and cafes, you can walk to north market from there as well...  more »

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