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Columbus has much to offer visitors

The architecture in Columbus is among the country's best.

If you're looking for something to do during the cold Indiana winter, how about a road trip that feeds the creative soul? One of the most interesting destinations for Hoosiers (and even adjoining states) is Columbus, Indiana, which is noted for its modern architecture and public art.

Columbus is the county seat of Bartholomew County, Indiana, in the South Central part of the state. United States. According to Visit Indiana, you can take an architectural tour, visit public art and take part in activities such as kayaking and visiting the state’s largest outdoor outlet mall, Indiana Premium Outlets, home to 75 designer and name brand stores.

During the Columbus Architecture Tour, you’ll see a magnificent sculpture that is the largest of its kind in the country. Large Arch was created by English sculptor Henry Moore, one of the most influential sculptors of the last century. The tour will include several churches and public buildings, all created by some of the world’s finest architects.

Art is everywhere in Columbus. The Columbus Visitors Center features glasswork by Dale Chihuly. The moving parts and rolling steel balls of Chaos I capture your attention

Zaharakos Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor is a treat for the whole family.

as you stroll through The Commons, the community’s dynamic public gathering place. Watch for the city’s “Dancing C” on banners, bike racks and more. The whole family can enjoy the ice cream treats and the unique store items at Zaharakos Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor, a 1920s soda shop preserved to its original charm. For more info on this and other Indiana destinations, visit


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