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Historic Charleston Walking Tour

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Join your knowledgeable and engaging licensed local tour guide for a relaxing 2-hour stroll through the quaint and charming streets of the historic district, all the while learning about the people and events that shaped Charleston.
You'll start at
80 Broad St
80 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USAPlease meet your tour guide outside City Hall on the corner of Meeting St and Broad St.
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  • 1
    Charleston City Hall
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    St. Michael's Church
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Old Slave Mart Museum
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    St. Philip's Church
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    French Huguenot Church
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 6
    Dock Street Theater
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 7
    Battery & White Point Gardens
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 8
    Edmondston-Alston House
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 9
    Heyward-Washington House
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 10
    Rainbow Row
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll return to the starting point
  • Walking tour of downtown Charleston brings history to life
  • Guide tells key stories from Charleston’s rich history
  • See top city attractions: Old Exchange Building, the Battery, and more
  • Plenty of photo stops let you admire views of parks, homes, and buildings
  • Multiple departure times let you fit this tour into your schedule
  • Tips from your guide help you experience Charleston like a local
What to Expect
Meet your guide in downtown Charleston to begin your walking tour. Starting at the "Four Corners of Law," stroll down cobbled alleyways and past pastel-colored buildings populating the historic core of the city. Pass top sights such as St. Philip’s Church, White Point Gardens, Dock Street Theatre, and the Battery as your guide provides information about Charleston’s colorful history as one of the earliest cities in the United States, its role in the Civil War, and its recent revival. Plenty of stops for photos and questions help you make the most of your tour. Thanks to Charleston’s small size, you don't need all day to see the historic district’s top attractions, leaving you free to explore the rest of the day on your own.
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Important Information
Departure Point
80 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Charleston City Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Old Slave Mart Museum
  • Entry/Admission - St. Philip's Church
  • Entry/Admission - French Huguenot Church
  • Entry/Admission - Dock Street Theater
  • Entry/Admission - Edmondston-Alston House
  • Entry/Admission - Heyward-Washington House
  • Entry/Admission - Rainbow Row
  • Entry/Admission - Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, comfortable walking shoes are strongly advised
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Great way to learn the history of Charleston. Covers areas you wouldn’t normally see. Evans was so knowledgeable and entertaining. Highly recommend this tour.
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Our tour guide, Amy, was very knowledgeable and inspiring. She told us about history of South Carolina, history of Charleston and revealed hidden charm of Charleston’s downtown. Two hours went as one moment. Thank you!
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Amy was a fantastic tour guide. We strolled around historical downtown Charleston and she connected the dots regarding colonization, plantations, the economy, and the people, which make up Charleston’s unique and engaging history.
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My husband and I did this tour yesterday and it was absolutely amazing! There is so much history in Charleston. This tour takes you through certain streets that the horse carriage and bus tours do not allow. I highly recommend this tour! My husband used to be a tour guide and
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Amy was very knowledgeable and friendly. I recommend her as a very good tour guide. You can tell she really likes her job.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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