Located south of Downtown Columbus, German Village is a laid back suburb of Columbus known for charming brick houses. The Village was built by 19th-century immigrants. Holding much of its authentic heritage, the village is a popular spot for visitors to come too.
Shops in the area selling books, traditional fudge, and handmade jewelry and have a plethora of art galleries, German pubs, American bistros, and artisan coffee shops. Everywhere you look in the German Village is perfect to pose and take pictures of or enjoy local tastes! If visiting you need to make sure you stop by Schmidt’s Fudge Haus and watch fudge being made or Stauf's Coffee House and grab a cup to go!
The German Village's Actors’ Theatre in Schiller Park, puts on outdoor productions of Shakespeare and other plays for visitors and locals to attend. The village also celebrates other German holidays like Octoberfest. With vibrant colors and traditional looking architecture surrounding you in the village, some might even mistake that you took a trip to Germany!
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