Columbus was named after Christopher Columbus. There are lots of tourist attractions in Columbus. Here are our top picks which you can visit and enjoy.
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Garden
You will find outstanding horticultural display here. There are 88 acres of indoor and outdoor gardens. You will find seasonal exhibits that will provide a unique experience for the visitors. You will find a wonderful selection of plants in summer. The orchids grow in January through March.
It is a Greek Revival style building that is open to the public. You can have either guided or self-guided tours. A huge renovation took place in the 1990s. You will find educational displays, gift shop, and cafes on the ground floor.
Center of Science and Industry (COSI)
There is 116,000 square feet f exhibit space. It is a great place to visit. Other than the exhibits, the building itself is worth seeing. It is a wonderful work of architecture designed by architect Arata Isozaki.
Here you will find a lovely blend of art and nature. The garden is based on the Georges Seurat’s painting ‘A Sunday On the Island Of La Grande Jatte. It this painting, people are seen lounging by the River Seine. The scene was recreated by artist James T. Mason in the early 1990s by using sculpted shrubs. It includes topiary people, boat,s cat, dogs, monkey, etc.
When you visit Columbus, you must visit these places. These are the top attractions of the city. You won’t find anything like this in any other state in the US.