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German Village Society, Columbus

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Historic Walking Area
Walk through a preserved village established in the 1800s by German settlers at German Village Society. Stroll down the cobbled streets and take in the gardens, parks, and restored or preserved homes and buildings. Stop in at one of the many restaurants, such as the Sausage House, to appreciate authentic German cuisine. Look through the interesting shops, such as a pre-Civil War-style book shop, wine and gift shops. You can peruse the collections in the art galleries, too. You can explore myriad landmarks and bars. Keep an eye out, too, for events to enjoy in the street. Using our custom trip planner, Columbus attractions like German Village Society can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Wonderful restaurants, great bars, historic buildings, The Book Loft is a MUST visit. Great neighborhood for brunch spots and walking.  more »
  • This area is probably most easily viewed by car, going up and down streets slowly. The real thing to see here is German architecture in these beautiful old houses. Additionally there are a few gift sh...  more »
  • Was a relaxing time to just tour the village and see all the historic landmarks:) the book loft is a must see in German village!  more »
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  • Three things I miss most about mid-west living, Fall color, playing football in the snow and brick house with basement, two of those three can be found here. Really lovely walk IMO. The only thing you have to watch out is the uneven pavement, if you have a weak ankle like me, watch your steps.
  • Amazing organization, community-minded; approve of the arts and its place in our neighborhood.
  • It was a very nice experience will go back again soon!!!