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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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Adam did a wonderful job of detailing the history of Charleston and it's many beautiful buildings. His being a history major made his perspective well rounded and extremely interesting. Would recommend to adults or teens interested in history and architecture.
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We really enjoyed our walking tour with our guide Jini. She had great knowledge and knew how to present it well.
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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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juliedouglass17
Avon Lake, Ohio
90
Great tour
Adam led a great, informative tour not only about the ghosts of Charleston but also about its slavery history.
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Lauren R
10
Spooky night out!
Adam was great! He was very knowledgeable about the history of Charleston. We were able to get a private tour due
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lilbitt98
Cordova, Tennessee
10
Spooky Night Out!
Adam was awesome! He was vary knowledgeable about Charleston’s history. We got to have a private tour with him
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Joel
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
10
Really Fun Experience
Our tour guide, Rebecca, was super sweet and very knowledgeable. Her enthusiasm and interest in Charlestons
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Gina P
Madison, Connecticut
50
Great walking tour of Charleston
Adam did a wonderful job of detailing the history of Charleston and it's many beautiful buildings. His being a
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Traveler531555
Davidsonville, Maryland
10
Charleston Ghost Walking Tour
We were in town for a quick visit and took the Ghost Walking Tour the night we got in. It was fantastic - ghosts,
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luv2travelfromAR
Bella Vista, Arkansas
92115
Good tour
Ghost tours are one of our favorite activities. There’s so much history in Charleston that we knew it would be a
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Diana C
Columbia, South Carolina
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Ghost Tour
Great tour. Bree did a wonderful job of taking us around Charleston telling us history, interest and ghost
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kblansd0wne
Elmhurst, Illinois
10
Great tour!
We really enjoyed our walking tour with our guide Jini. She had great knowledge and knew how to present it well.
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liddster1
Charleston, South Carolina
51
Great tour!
This guided walking tour was excellent. Jini shared her extensive knowledge and many historical facts with us. The
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