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Adorable neighborhood

My family decided to walk around and explore the German village on a day trip to Columbus. This... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stephanie J
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Amazing find

Our Scottish relatives were arriving and we were looking for something different to show them... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
John L
Wooster, Ohio
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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
588 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43215-5754
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family decided to walk around and explore the German village on a day trip to Columbus. This neighborhood is very quaint. Almost every house and building you encounter is in pristine condition. It really is one of a kind. Upon exploring, we decided to...More

Thank Stephanie J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our Scottish relatives were arriving and we were looking for something different to show them. And we found it! A trip to the German Village in Columbus was a real find. The houses are so unique and the window boxes were so attractively decorated. And...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have lived here for 40 years. It is a gem of Columbus. The entire Village can be seen by walking but be mindful of the brick irregularities. Plenty of outstanding restaurants (South Village Grill, Barcelona, Lindies, Westies, etc.). Little shops here and there. Two...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you want to for a long walk during weekend then this is a very good place to be. There is book shop which has a huge collections of book at cheap price. You can spend sometimes over there. There are some awesome food places...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Only had a couple of hours. Book store alone is worth the trip. Took the Cbus from our hotel. Also took in the crafts at an old school. I loved the history of the school. The crafts were reasonably priced.

Thank Rae Ann H
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are lots of places to eat and everything is so well kept. You can walk, bike, or scooter anywhere!

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This to me is the best area of Columbus! The old houses and the cobble streets are great. There are so many restaurants,coffee shops and neat bars.

Thank johntO3966SI
Reviewed 1 week ago

German Village is outstanding. Beautiful homes, wonderful restaurants, excellend book store. Anytime you are in Columbus, find time to stroll the streets o German Village

Thank Paula M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for an afternoon visit with my teenage daughter and two of her friends. We were able to get in a pizzeria luncheon, walk, coffee break and park visit. Love the historical buildings and brick paved streets. We will be back once the leaves...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

German village is a collection of old renovated houses and little shops and restaurants mixed in and hidden within the neighborhoods. It helps if the day is nice for walking cause you do not want to keep moving your car to go to different places....More

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Yes. 11am to 10pm on Sundays.
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Response from Julia O | Reviewed this property |
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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Response from kelsmuir25 | Reviewed this property |
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