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Historic Charleston Walking Tour

Highlights
  • 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
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Historic Charleston Walking Tour
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10:00am Historic Walking TourMost Popular
Discover the essentials of historic Charleston on this approximately 2 hour walk through the downtown historic district. A wonderful introduction to the "Holy City". This tour departs at 10:00 am.
USD 20.00
2:00pm Historic Walking Tour
Join us for an afternoon stroll through the Historic District. Tour departs at 2:00pm from outside City Hall located at 80 Broad Street.
USD 20.00
Overview
Without a guided tour, you’re likely to miss the tales from Charleston’s rich 400-year history that make this city one of the top destinations in the United States. A guide brings the Holy City to life by pointing out the buildings, monuments, and other historic attractions that mark Charleston’s development from an early colonial settlement to the thriving hub of Southern culture that it is today.
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, two hours is just enough 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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1 - 5 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Two Hour History Lesson

This is the best! Very informative and interesting, embellished with wonderful local lore and stories. We then returned to the route on our own to take photos and let it all sink in again.

1  Thank weno
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Friendly guide, a little opinionated

We went with "Captain Bob" on a two hour very informative walking tour of Charleston. We were a group of 10, so about right. We saw and had explained far more than you would on your own and the guide was very friendly. He was...More

1  Thank RoyalSilk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Good tour.

very informative tour and education on the history of this fantastic city. our guide was friendly and very knowledgeable. I would recommend this tour to anyone interested in Charleston's very interesting history.

Thank Kenneth V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great way to spend a morning in Charleston

I've been visiting Charleston for years, and I still learned a lot. This tour is a great reason to really walk around the city and see it up close. And the length of the tour was perfect.

Thank Scoopdude13
Reviewed 11 August 2018
walking tour with teens

The tour company was able to fit us (2 adults and 3 teens/tweens) in at the last minute which was appreciated. Evans was an excellent tour guide with endless information about the city. It was very hot the day we did the tour and, although...More

1  Thank pat k
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Katie C
7 September 2018|
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Yes, but it does get very warm.
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Alan M
2 September 2018|
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Our tour was 10 people.
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