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French Huguenot Church: Tours & Tickets

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This beautiful church dates back to 1844 and is the only French Hugenot church in the country that still gives the liturgy in French.
136 Church St, At the corner of Church and Queen sts., Charleston, SC 29401-2802
+1 843-722-4385
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Reviewed 3 July 2019

If the door is open, pop in. This church is Simply Beautiful or beautiful in it's simplicity. I believe the next closest French Huguenot Church is in Ireland. I looked at a hymnal to find some songs in French. I'm glad I was able to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 19 May 2019 via mobile

Stunning French Huguenot church in Charleston. Gothic revival style. Located in French quarter. Built in 1844 and designed by architect Edward Brickell White, it is the oldest Gothic Revival church in South Carolina, and has been designated a National Historic Landmark and listed on the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 12 May 2019

I know it is beginning to sound redundant, but this is another beautiful church to visit. So much history that is so well preserved.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 16 April 2019 via mobile

This isn’t the prettiest church in Charleston, but it is the most-accessible! Most are now locked up tighter than Fort Knox after the tragedy at Emanuel A.M.E., but the French Huguenot Church is open daily with welcoming volunteers like Etienne telling the history of their...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PamM837
Reviewed 25 December 2018

The French Huguenot Church is a very old and ornate church. The history of the church and some of it's previous members can be found written all over the church walls with plaques. The service itself was very short (35 min at most), and was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

This was our 2nd visit to Charleston and we were lucky enough to find the church open and volunteers telling the history of the church and answering questions. We enjoyed looking around inside this unusual historic building. There are plaques in memory of famous Huguenots...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sherstur
Reviewed 25 September 2018

People keep saying "One of the oldest" Yes the churches in Charleston are old. That's what makes this unique church worth going to see. I would stroll the area then stop here.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank justmyimpression
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This is a beautiful and very unusual church. The Gothic Revival style along with the black contrasting color is visually stunning. The church is located in downtown Charleston diagonally across the street from The Dock Theatre. It's hard to miss! Our walking tour with the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank CaptTrouble
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This Congregation is a gem. Welcoming and personable. The service is Liturgical that was written by the Reformer John Calvin. Pastor limits his sermons to no longer than 20 minutes. You'll get a clear picture of Christ here. The history and the building are fascinating...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Enjoyed viewing the church from the outside. My dad's family was one of the Huguenot families that were driven from France.

Date of experience: July 2017
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