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Great girls afternoon in German Village

We spent much of our afternoon at the Book loft, had delicious lunch at Katzingers and also spent... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
loweryk29
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Columbus, Ohio
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Nice neighborhood for relaxed stroll

The German Village is a part of the city that has retained the 19 century German architecture in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LeonViajante
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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A highway bridge over Interstate 70 is all that separates the German Village Historic District from downtown Columbus, but as one looks east from the interstate, the difference between old and new is glaring. A 20+ story structure sits just north of...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent much of our afternoon at the Book loft, had delicious lunch at Katzingers and also spent some time at Helen Winemore’s. We walked everywhere and everyone was very friendly.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The German Village is a part of the city that has retained the 19 century German architecture in the whole area. Is peaceful to walk. Be careful sidewalks in some streets are uneven. The Frank Fetch Park is a small nice park. They have a...More

Thank LeonViajante
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The district is very nice and I've spent more then an hour strolling through its streets. Don't forget the Schiller park on the other side from the center. Quite narrow cobbled streets with many small houses, some of which are quite picturesque or have very...More

Thank ingvar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Touristy of course but whenever we visit family in cololumbus .it's on the list. Old world charm , Great Draught Beer,Sausage Fest, Traditional Germain fare, Desserts oh yeah !!! Ordered the Sauerbraten platter with 2 sides . Portion, taste, plating all as expected. And I...More

Thank richard i
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped first at the visitor center and watched a brief movie to educate ourselves, received a map and bought for 7 dollars a self guided walking tour brochure. The brochure guides guests through 2 loop walks about a mile each. Lots of interesting information...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed walking around the streets of this little village within the city of Columbus. The houses are well kept and are a remembrance of days gone by.

Thank BruceMN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spend a lovely afternoon walking the streets of this adorable town. The bookloft was a huge hit for our daughter and her man. Barcelona restaurant was out if this world delicious!

Thank Dutchfoody
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice to walk through and some shops and food places that seem to be somewhat authentic. not too exciting overall though.

Thank Cub66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great area to walk around just outside the city proper. Many German theme shops mixed in with local housing. Brick roads. Be sure to stop at the Book Loft for a very interesting book store layout.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Understand Columbus German immigrants. The house and streets are brick. An residential area that is visitor friendly. Great restaurants and shops. Don’t miss the bookstore. It is hard to explain but floors of all types of treasures. The selection and assortment of gifts. There is...More

Thank stephen s
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I would not park in a business parking lot unless you are patronizing the business. Towing regulations are posted and do occur. There is no large public or private parking lot; this is essentially a neighborhood; many... More
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Schmidts is iconic and you can't go wrong. It can be busy on the weekends and very loud. However, if you want upscale, hit up lindeys or barcelonas. If you want middle of the road prices with top notch food, pop over to... More
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