Columbia is the state capital and largest city in the state of South Carolina in the United States. The city was named after famed explorer Christopher Columbus, and has several nicknames that indicate the qualities of the city, including “The capital of Southern Hospitality”, “The City of Dreams”, “Soda City” and “Paradise City”. Chosen as the state capital in 1786 due to its central location, the city has had a varied and colourful history. Columbia has a host of cultural attractions within the city including Contemporary art theatres, history museums, art museums, science museums, and several libraries. The city is also home to family-friendly attractions such as parks, zoos, amusement parks and aquariums.
Here are some of the top places to visit in Columbia
- Columbia State Historic Park
- Daguerreotype Studio
- Knapp Building
- Columbia Museum
- Chinese Herbalist Shop
- Columbia Candy Kitchen
- St. Charles Saloon
Things to do in Columbia
- Have some fun at the Columbia State Historic Park
- Visit the Knapp Building
- Explore the Daguerreotype Studio
- Take a look at the cool stuff in the Columbia Museum
- Enjoy a meal at the Columbia Candy Kitchen
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