Columbus city is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Columbus city one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Columbus city is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Columbus city or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Columbus city. Explore the historical monuments of Columbus city with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Columbus city guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Columbus city page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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#1 of 7 Historical Places in Columbus City | Added 779 times in trip plans
200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215
10:00 am - 03:00 pm
Home of the National Hockey League's Columbus Blue Jackets, this stadium is considered to be one of the most beautiful in the world. Depending on the event (basketball, hockey, arena football, concerts) seating space varies from 17000 to 21000. While the best way to experience the area is at one of these events, guided tours held on weekdays can be...
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1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Completed in 1860, this beautiful Greek Revival has been the state of Ohio's centre of government since 1857. It has some impressive artworks and monuments. The Statehouse has been the centre of some important historical events, such as the location where 18 year olds were given the right to vote. The best way to explore is by tour. These tours com...
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1069 Jaeger St, Columbus, OH 43206
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Named after German poet Friedrich von Schiller, the park is perhaps the crowning gem of the German Village area. There are all the usual amenities - gazebo, picnic spots, a basketball court, a tennis court, a fishing pond, flower gardens and softball field. But what sets the park apart is how utter charming it is. It's not just pleasant, it's cute!...
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2900 Sullivant Ave, Columbus, OH 43204
08:00 am - 04:30 pm
In 1861, the US government leased land to build a military training facility here. By the time it closed in 1865, over 26000 Confederate prisoners had been interned here at one time or another. The 1893, the cemetery got a facelift, with a wall, and a boulder in the centre of the grounds on which were inscribed the words '“2260 Confederate So...
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77 Jefferson Ave, Columbus, OH 43215
01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
James Thurber's life seemed as if it was going nowhere until he found comics and began to do them for the New York Times. Next thing you know, he's one of the most respected artists in the country! This house, in which he spent his teenage years, is now a gathering place for not only his fans, but for all those who appreciate the art of writing. Ev...
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1000 Greenlawn Ave, Columbus, OH 43223
07:45 am - 07:00 pm
Over 150,000 people are interred at this large and beautiful historical cemetery. It's about 360 acres in size. The architecture of the monuments follows late-Vitorian, turn-of-the-century, and Mesopotamian–Egyptian styles. There are six separate sections dedicated to graves of veterans from six different American Wars. In the centre of the c...
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3141 McKinley Ave, Columbus, OH 43204
This is literally the only historical site in the city that comes from ancient times! Antiquity, really. From 800 B.C.–A.D. 100, the hunter gatherer Adena people were settled in these lands. This large conical burial mound, 20 feet high and 100 feet in diametre, is all that remains from their time here. Most structures of this kind are usuall...