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Historical Charleston Tour with Optional Joseph Manigault House Visit

From US$24.00
Highlights
  • Walk and ride on an air-conditioned mini-coach, convenient on hot days
  • Explore with a guide: You won’t lose track of historical sites
  • See 100-plus points of interest while experiencing some up-close
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Historical Charleston Tour with Optional Joseph Manigault House Visit
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Overview
Pack in 300-plus years of pivotal American history on this walking and mini-coach tour of charming Charleston. You’ll take advantage of a panoramic overview, seeing more than 100 historical points of interest, while experiencing other sites up-close, with photo opportunities and historical lessons. While saving time by letting a guide take you on an educational itinerary, stop for scenic views of Charleston Harbor and Fort Sumter. After exploring Charleston’s Historic District, you can include a visit to Joseph Manigault House with an upgrade.
What to Expect
Head to the Charleston Visitors Center, where the tour begins. From there, you’ll make your first stop at Charleston’s former city walls and Battery. As you walk around Charleston’s historic district, take photos of the harbor and Fort Sumter to the southeast.

Afterwards, see some of Charleston’s most important historical sites while a guide helps you learn about their role in American history. You’ll pass Rainbow Row, the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States, and move to highlights like the Old Exchange Building, one of South Carolina's most historic buildings.

You’ll also see the Historic City Market, a 200-year-old market four blocks long. By tour’s end you’ll have seen more than 100 historic points of interest.

Your tour ends at the starting point, though you can easily upgrade to include a short visit to the Joseph Manigault House, an antebellum house
museum.
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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Booked by mistake, but really enjoyed

I booked this tour via Viator and thought I had booked a walking tour. After some initial disappointment, my group was so happy we did this one instead. We saw so much more than we would have walking. This was my third trip to Charleston,...More

1  Thank kjscap
Reviewed 11 March 2018
Lots of History on the Tour

The guide was great and shared lots of history of the beautiful city of Charleston. Sadly we would have preferred that it covered more of the downtown and waterfront area than the residential area. Being enclosed in a bus you couldn't see the buildings being...More

Thank mgalex
Reviewed 30 November 2017
An exercise in self-restraint

I was literally thrilled to have been able to make it to Charleston after so much planning and anticipation. There is no way I could have been disappointed by anything that happened or saw there notwithstanding this guided bus tour of the Holy City. The...More

3  Thank Peter G
Reviewed 27 November 2017
Difficult to see things from the bus

The view from the bus is really bad. I was able to see a few things, but my husband who was seated on an aisle seat saw very little. It was a terrible waste of money. Next time we will do a carriage tour so...More

1  Thank Castles124
Reviewed 30 October 2017
Informative and Time Efficient

Purchased at Visitor Center with 5 minutes to spare...so happy we choose to go this route since our time was very limited. Driver/Guide was pleasant and extremely knowledgeable...you had a question/he had the answer. Bus was comfortable and clean. Well worth the cost.

1  Thank JZYSHOREGAL
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