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The city of Columbus is the largest city in the state of Ohio and it is also the state's capital. Columbus is considered to be one of the most accessible cities in the country because it is within 550 miles of the majority of the population in the country. This city is easily accessible by car or plane. There are several airports in the area, that offer both domestic and international flight options. If you plan to travel on the road to get to Columbus, there are two major intersections that lead into the downtown area, which are I-70 and I-71. Once you arrive in Columbus, Ohio, you can stop by the downtown visitor center, located at 277 W. Nationwide Blvd. in the Arena district, to find a wealth of information about the area and what there is to do and see. You may enjoy a visit to the Columbus Museum of Art or the German Village in the southern area of downtown Columbus. If you are looking for accommodations, you will have several excellent choices including the Double Tree Suites by Hilton and The Red Roof Inn. Downtown Hotel Service offers Hotels near Downtown Columbus that are quality hotels at a affordable price. Use our Search box above or click here to see available hotels!
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Holiday Inn Downtown Columbus
175 East Town Street
Columbus, OH US 43215
The Holiday Inn Columbus Downtown-Capitol Square is a 12-story; full-service hotel nestled in the heart of downtown Columbus... read more
Crowne Plaza Downtown
33 East Nationwide Boulevard
Columbus, OH 43215 US
Spectacular and contemporary describes your newly renovated guest room. Your spacious room with plush king bed features a new flat screen tv... read more
About Downtown Columbus
Columbus is situated near the heart of Ohio in the United States, and it is the capital city of this state. Because of its location and history, Columbus is a true cultural melting pot. The downtown area celebrates culture in art and architecture, and the district also houses the state's government buildings.
Columbus Museum of Art
The first art museum in the state, the museum began in the late 1880s. The venue has an outstanding collection of Impressionists' works. Besides permanent and visiting exhibits, the venue is the place to book special events like weddings.
Right downtown on the west side of the Scioto River, this science center has something for everyone. Children can stay for hours trying out the interactive exhibits. Within the facility is a restaurant serving popular foods like pizza and healthy options. Other dining and shopping opportunities are close around COSI.
A gift to the city from Dr. Lincoln Goodale in the mid-1800s, Goodale Park was Camp Jackson for the Union Troops during the Civil War. Today, the lovely park is a green open-area for outdoor sports, walking and jogging. Children enjoy the open space for play. The park is also the site for public events like Comfest in June and Sunday live jazz concerts in the summer.
The capital building was built before the Civil War in Greek Revival architectural style. Offices for the governor and other leading officials in the state government are in this building. The Ohio General Assembly also meets at this location. The building is opened to the public for free self-tours.
Beside the Ohio Statehouse not far from the eastern banks of the Scioto River, the Ohio Theatre is home to Columbus' Symphony Orchestra. The professional orchestra has a full-time position in the city providing musical concerts that showcase a variety of quality musical styles. The Ohio Theatre is the busiest of performance arts venues in the state.