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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. Put Short North Arts District into our Columbus vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Columbus.
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  • Tons of great bars and restaurants to visit! Wonderful blocks to walk and shop! Always a great evening when the weather is nice!  more »
  • Fun shops and unique wall art made for great pictures. Parking was difficult until we discovered a parking garage. Go directly there and forget trying to parallel on the busy street.  more »
  • Visited this area in June 2017, walked and browsed a few galleries and shops many were overpriced and average. Went to a really expensive thrift store and decided there wasn't much to do beside walk a...  more »