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Your Charleston walking tour meets at an easy-to-find spot in the French Quarter. Begin to follow your guide to some of the city’s top historical sites, as you listen to stories from Charleston’s eclectic past.

As you walk, you pass popular Charleston sights, such as Rainbow Row and the Battery. Take in views of historic Fort Sumter, pastel Antebellum mansions, classic wrought-iron gates, and cobbled alleyways—the perfect photo is always just around the corner.

Your guide tells you fun facts about Charleston’s colorful history as you go, and you’re free to ask any questions, too.

Your walking tour of Charleston concludes at the starting location in the French Quarter.
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Without a guided tour of Charleston’s Historic District, you’re likely to miss the city’s seemingly endless array of beautiful historical sites that make it so popular. A Charleston walking tour is the perfect way to get acquainted with the Holy City, as you stroll down old alleyways (a maze for first-time visitors) and visit Charleston’s must-see attractions—all while learning about the city’s 200-year history from your guide.
  • Historic Charleston walking tour brings you to city highlights
  • See Rainbow Row, White Point Gardens, the Battery, and more
  • A guide informs and entertains throughout the walking tour
  • Perfect way for first-time visitors to learn about Charleston
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Great tour to learn about the city

Great walking tour for our first time in the city! Franny, our tour guide, was awesome. Would highly recommend!

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great Sites and History

If you like history and interested in combining it with a tour of Charleston, then you will love this tour. Franny was our guide and was outstanding! I was amazed at the depth of her knowledge, she was fun and funny, and she loved answering...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 29 July 2018
Great Tour

My husband and I recently visited Charleston and took the Historic Charleston Walking Tour Tour with Franny. She was an excellent guide and really knew her history. I would definitely recommend Bulldog Tours.

Thank lynntshaver
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile
Strolling history tour

Mary, our tour guide, who is in her 32nd year as a licensed Charleston tour guide, was excellent. We learned the source of hush puppies, the difference between a graveyard and a cemetery, the history of a number of places and customs in Charleston like,...More

2  Thank Dave J
Reviewed 26 June 2018
History, architecure and a great walk.

Our guide was John Hodgson. We had 8 adults on our walk with John. The pace was nice. We saw the distinctive buildings, the waterfront and learned about the long history of Charleston. We came to appreciate the diversity, culture and sensitivity of this great...More

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