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“Can be a bit quirky at times depending what shop you're in.”

Short North Arts District
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$175.00*
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Columbus Short North Walking Tour
Ranked #9 of 143 things to do in Columbus
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Owner description: Columbus's version of New York's artsy Soho district, this historic urban neighborhood is filled with boutiques, art galleries, coffee houses, restaurants and theaters.
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“Can be a bit quirky at times depending what shop you're in.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

Worth a look see if you're in Columbus for a few days. Art is expensive but you would expect that for the quality that you'll view. Shops are wide in variety. Antiques, resale, bakeries, and restaurants are plentiful. Allow at least 6 hours to visit. Maps are available at shops to navigate the area.

Visited June 2013
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Columbus, Ohio
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“Fun area”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Short north district is a fun area to spend the day. Going from shop to shop, about anything you can imagine. Lots of art! Good little dining options too!

Visited October 2012
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“Arts, Food, Drink and People Watching”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

Historic part of the city now revived as a great place to go on the weekend. Some of the best restaurants, are galleries and young professionals struttin' their stuff. Its got character and characters aplenty.

Visited July 2013
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CARACAS
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“Good place to visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a wonderfull place where you can find excelents restaurants and food available to purchase and very nice to take walk and look around teh down town area where you can find also good places for drinks

Visited June 2013
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Blacklick, Ohio, USA
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“Gallery Hop”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Gallery Hop takes place the first Saturday of every month. The galleries and shops stay open later, allowing shoppers and browsers more time to see and purchase the wonderful one-of-a-kind art and fashion the district has to offer. Flower Child takes me back to my childhood. One of my favorite places is ReVue, a huge consignment shop. There are also street vendors and performers stationed along High Street. The shops are interspersed with restaurants, making it an ideal location for "progressive" dining. Stopping along the route also provides an opportunity for people-watching. We love coming just to feel the excitement and energy the Hop exhibits! Bring your special someone or come as a group. There is something to offer for everyone.

Visited April 2013
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