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Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Walking Tour provided by Lowcountry Walking Tours

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Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Walking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 10/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Walking Tour
Please note that while face masks are required in public places by the City of Charleston, tour guides are allowed to pull their face mask down when speaking as long as they remain 6 feet from others on the tour.
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Updated 10/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    80 Broad St
    80 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Please meet your tour guide outside City Hall on the corner of Meeting St and Broad St at the "Four Corners of Law"
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  • 1
    Charleston City Hall
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 2
    Washington Square
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 3
    St. Michael's Church
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Old Slave Mart Museum
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 5
    St. Philip's Church
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 6
    French Huguenot Church
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 7
    Dock Street Theater
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 8
    St. Philip's Church
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 9
    Rainbow Row
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 10
    Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
    Stop: 5 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
80 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - St. Philip's Church
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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
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Nicole A wrote a review Nov 2020
Durham, North Carolina165 contributions87 helpful votes
We had a great downtown historic tour with Evans of Low Country Walking Tours this week. We have taken many tours during our frequent visits to Charleston, and we always learn something new. Evans is a master tour guide, loves his subject matter, and adds in a bit of humor.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Lowcountry, Manager at Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Walking Tour
Responded 1 week ago
We are so grateful that you took the time to recommend our tour to others. And a huge thank you for the detailed feedback. It is so helpful to hear what our guests love about our tours so that we can continue to deliver exceptional experiences. We hope to have you on another tour very soon!
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rawband wrote a review Oct 2020
Winston Salem, North Carolina418 contributions96 helpful votes
We learned a lot and had a great time. Dennis was a wonderful guide. We highly recommend this tour to learn and see basics of Charleston.
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Response from Lowcountry, Manager at Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Walking Tour
Responded 17 Oct 2020
We are grateful that you gave us the opportunity to introduce you to our beautiful city and that you took the time to share your feedback. Dennis will be so happy to hear that you enjoyed it and we can't wait to welcome you back soon!
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Navenka G wrote a review Oct 2020
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Came to celebrate my 50th birthday. Great location beautiful home! We had a wonderful stay! Close to Charleston and close enough you could walk into Folly Beach downtown.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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hbhakh wrote a review Jul 2020
Roanoke, Virginia1,492 contribution439 helpful votes
Low Country Walking Tours does a great job. This was our second time. We took the downtown tour on a Saturday. The meeting point was easy to find and our guide was waiting. The group was small so there was no crowding. Our guide did a great job of pointing out sites and
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from Lowcountry, Manager at Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Walking Tour
Responded 13 Jul 2020
Thank you kindly for your review and recommendation of our tour. And thank you for your repeat patronage. That our guests recommend our tour to others is the best compliment we could hope for. We look forward to having you back on a third tour soon!
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Mark C wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions3 helpful votes
Steve Bailey presented a TON of history about his hometown of Charleston in breezy, fun, engaging manner. He made it looks easy!! We thoroughly enjoyed his tour, and likewise he genuinely enjoyed interacting with this tour group. This is 2nd tour we have done with Lowcountry
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Christina K, Manager at Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Walking Tour
Responded 10 Feb 2020
Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and especially for your repeat patronage! I am sure Steve will be delighted with this positive feedback. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to Charleston!
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About the operator

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toddhD3123ZC
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Great way to get to know Charleston!
Incredibly knowledgeable tour guide and great way to get to know Charleston. Although it was a walking tour, it wa
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Explorer823948
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Unique and Interesting
This was one of our favorite tours. We have been coming to the area for decades and my husband and I agree that thi
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Francesca W
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A Great Way to See the City in a new perspective!
My husband and I wanted something different and to get lost in the city. Jim was our guide and he was excellent. H
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valeriegN6338JR
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Favorite tour
Dennis was our tour guide and he was absolutely awesome! Dennis was extremely knowledgeable on the history of Charl
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ESRDenver21
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Good experience and great value
We attended the tour on a Sunday and Jim was our guide. The departure was prompt and Jim did a great job of keepin
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ewoiczik
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Great way to see Charleston
This tour lasted 2 hours and took us off the beaten path to learn about the history and some architectural ‘fun fac
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Nan D
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Recommend
Our guide, Evans, was very knowledgeable and fun. He provided stories you don’t usually get on a tour. I highly rec
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Annette R
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Excellent tour and guide
We had a great walking tour with Jim. He was very knowledgeable and just a great guy to be with. We learned many of
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brendam833
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Fun (and safe!) Tour of Downtown
Steve was a passionate and informed tour guide - the tour was fun, and very safe, and I learned a lot about the his
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Voyager43421037131
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Delightful
Easy walking. A nice mix of local history, architecture and botany. Evans was a wonderfully charismatic guide. A
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879brooket
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Best tour in Charleston
This tour is fabulous and a must do. Steve was out tour guide and he did a wonderful job walking us through the all
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LB50
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We took the hidden alley tour, and it was quite interesting
Our tour guide was excellent. Even with a face mask on, he was easy to hear, very articulate, and knowledgeable.
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MaryB1125
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Walking Tour
Very informative. Gave a great overview and history of the city. I do these tours whenever I visit a new city to un
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mamerrell
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Great tour
Very informative and Bill was a delightful guide. Gets off the beAten path and looks closely at very old neighborho
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Barbara J
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Excellent walking tour!
We did their Alleys and Hidden Passages tour. Our guide, Jim, did a great job informing and entertaining us. He s
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  • Duration: 2h
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