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Unitarian Church in Charleston

8 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401-1959
+1 843-723-4617
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“grave markers” (3 reviews)
“gateway walk” (2 reviews)
8 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401-1959
+1 843-723-4617
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous architecture and friendly volunteers to give a brief history lesson on the building. Worth the short walk through the gardens and cemetery from King Street

Thank nauticole14
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We first strolled the cemetery, which is the best in Charleston! The church itself is beautiful with a wonderful history. Linda was the best guide and provided so much history of the building as well as the city itself. She was delightful!

Thank jamimba
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Church is pretty and historic. Open for tours at times and worth doing. What is special is the yard with native plants that they let grow naturally and in some cases, overgrow the cemetery stones. Different and very quirky old Charleston in character.

Thank trip atkins
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I loved the gothic interior of the church, but loved the wild untamed churchyard foliage even more. I wish we could've had even more time to explore.

Thank cdepew257
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a must-see on a visit to Charleston. This church had survived several hurricanes, two wars including the Revolutionary War, and an earthquake. It is beautifully restored. The tracery ceiling is modeled after a similar fan tracery ceiling in King's College in Cambridge. They...More

Thank Doc687
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My husband and I were trying to escape a slight shower and found ourselves happily "lost" in the church gardens. We were too late to go inside. It had closed for the day, but enjoyed the romantic lil walk among low hanging trees, and bricked...More

1  Thank Joshua and Lesl... F
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We just took our time walking through the church cemetery. It has been purposely allowed to become overgrown with paths going to various places in the place. There is a wild beauty that draws you in. This is free to visit if the gates are...More

1  Thank jimmiecmyrtlebeach
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The ceiling is unforgettable and very beautiful and once you learn how it was constructed, it's jaw dropping. The Church yard is kept in it's natural state and graves go back to late 1700's abd plants from the 1830's.

Thank abbydab
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Even in the heat of June, it is so cool to walk the little hidden ally off King street that cuts into the cemetery of the Unitarian church. The graveyard has a beauty in its overgrown plants. Inside the church do not miss the gorgeous...More

Thank smileynvp
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We love cemeteries (we're from Salem, MA -- we can't help it!) and this one is especially lovely. Lots of greenery and beauty all around.

Thank ama_4327
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