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2-Hour Historical Walking Tour of Charleston

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Overview
Take a 2-hour historical walking tour of Charleston with a guide, who introduces you to the culture, spirit, and heritage of the Holy City. You'll pass by mansions, gardens, churches, and other landmarks as you hear about periods in history like the Civil War and American Revolution. Select a morning or afternoon tour time when booking.
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You'll start at
100 Meeting St
100 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401, USATours depart in Washington Square Park by Elizabeth Jackson Monument (looks like a headstone) park is located behind 100 Meeting Street.
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    Tours depart in Washington Square Park by Elizabeth Jackson Monument (looks like a headstone) park is located behind 100 Meeting Street.
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Get around Charleston on foot with a guide who knows the way
  • Hear historical stories about the city from an insider 
  • See main sites, such as St. Michael's Church, in just a few hours 
  • Multiple tour times offered to fit your busy sightseeing schedule
What to Expect
Your historical tour meets in central Charleston. Once you get acquainted with your guide, set out on a walking adventure through some of the city’s most well-known areas. Pass by St. Michael's Church, located on a scenic, tree-lined street. See the city’s historic mansions and gardens, and hear stories about the people that owned them over the years. Your guide tells you other fascinating facts about Charleston’s past. Dive into the history of the colonial days, the American Civil War, and the Revolutionary War, and gain a better understanding of Charleston’s present. Learn about its culture, traditions, and Southern charm.
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Important Information
Departure Point
100 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Comfortable walking shoes are strongly advised
  • 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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This guided walking tour was excellent. Jini shared her extensive knowledge and many historical facts with us. The pace was just right and the time flew by. Highly recommend.
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What a great tour. Jini T. was our guide. SUPER guide. Good pace, so VERY knowledgeable, and very nice. We learned so much!! This is a must do if you want to learn about Charleston and/or you’re a history buff!
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This was a great tour- very informative. We thoroughly enjoyed it and learned so much about CHARLESTON and it’s history!
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Our guide, Jini, was amazing. It was our favorite part of our entire stay in Charleston. We learned so much.
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Jini was an excellent guide - we learned a lot about the history & many fun facts. She also gave us a great tip for a rooftop bar and other sites to visit on our own.i highly recommend this tour for couples or families.
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liddster1
Charleston, South Carolina
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Great tour!
This guided walking tour was excellent. Jini shared her extensive knowledge and many historical facts with us. The
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homerfranklin
Waynesville, North Carolina
10
Extremely interesting
The gentleman was very knowledgeable about the area and the history of Charleston. This is a MUST DO on your visit
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521joshuao
Grants Pass, Oregon
20
Ghost tour was amazing
Our guide was very knowledgeable about the history of Charleston and the stories he told were very good. We would
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Lauren
West New York, New Jersey
10
Awesome
Had a great time with our guide! Very interesting facts and fun. I love doing these tours in different cities and
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Colt H
10
SO fun!
I had an amazing time on the walking tour! It was so informative & equally creepy (without scaring anyone TOO
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joshtgorman
Boynton Beach, Florida
10
Great Tour!
Awesome tour. Our guide, Devon, was very informative and knew her way around Charleston. Absolutely recommended if
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ImOnThePath
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Charleston Historical Tour is a MUST!
What a great tour. Jini T. was our guide. SUPER guide. Good pace, so VERY knowledgeable, and very nice. We
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R P
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Fun!
We did the ghost tour. It was fun (not too scary). Learned some history of Charleston. I researched some of the
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sashmore1
Rochester, New York
40
Terrific Tour - Fantastic Tour Guide
This was a great tour- very informative. We thoroughly enjoyed it and learned so much about CHARLESTON and it’s
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Matthew R
10
Such an amazing time
Our guide, Jini, was amazing. It was our favorite part of our entire stay in Charleston. We learned so much.
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  • Duration: 2h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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