Ohio

Columbus

Columbus
The Essential
Ohio's capital city, Columbus marks the approximate center of the state. Located on the banks of the Scioto and Olentangy rivers, the city was named for Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus; a full-size replica of his flagship the Santa Maria is docked downtown and serves as a history museum of Columbus' day. This is a lively city, combining a strong preservationist ethic with forward-thinking development. In the Brewery District, old brick warehouses have been converted into clubs and brewpubs while German Village preserves some 233 acres of mid-19C residences. The Ohio State University, with almost 60,000 students, boasts one of the largest enrollments in the nation.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Columbus

Columbus Museum of Art
Columbus Museum of Art
Founded in 1878, the Columbus Museum has
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Center of Science and Industry (COSI)
Center of Science and Industry (COSI)
Ohio's premier science and industry
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Wexner Center for the Arts
Wexner Center for the Arts
Film buffs should not miss the Wexner
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Topiary Garden of Columbus
Topiary Garden of Columbus
Two blocks south of Columbus Museum of
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