Decatur has long been a vibrant neighborhood with its historic square full of outdoor cafes and pubs, casual and upscale restaurants, and boutique shoppes. It hosts numerous recurring and notable festivals and is a favorite area for both families and local college students as well as the seat of the major metro county of Dekalb.
Decatur Square is full of walkable colorful restaurants, cafes, venues and boutiques as well as having a large plaza for local concerts and community events.
One of several old churches around the town
The old Decatur Courthouse now a museum and event hall
Part of the historic Decatur cemetery which is actually a very pleasant place for walking and visiting
Decatur is also home to the prestigious Emory University. On campus there is the lovely MC Carlos museum, full of ancient treasures like this sarcophagus