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Overview
Book ahead to guarantee your spot on this walking tour of Charleston’s alleys and hidden passages. Your guide knows the quickest routes around the city to show you multiple highlights in just a few hours. Plus, some of the passageways are so hidden, you’d never see them without someone to show you the way.   
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You'll start at
122 E Bay St
122 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401, USAPlease meet your tour guide on the North side of the Old Exchange Building where the benches are.
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  • 1
    Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Rainbow Row
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Heyward-Washington House
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Philadelphia Alley
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    St. Philip's Church
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
122 E Bay St
122 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401, USAPlease meet your tour guide on the North side of the Old Exchange Building where the benches are.
See address & details
Highlights
  • Book now to guarantee your spot on this tour
  • See hidden passages and alleyways you wouldn’t be able to find on your own
  • Learn history about Charleston during the Civil and Revolutionary Wars 
  • Convenient, easy-to-find meeting place for a stress-free experience
What to Expect
Your tour of Charleston’s alleys and hidden passages starts at the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, which was built in 1771. Meet your guide, and set out on your journey through the city. As you go, listen to fun facts about Charleston’s past and present. See Rainbow Row, one of the longest clusters of Georgian row houses in the United States and the Heyward-Washington House. Stroll along one of the city’s oldest streets and discover the historic St. Philip's Episcopal Church Your guide also tells you about Charleston during the colonial period, the American Civil War, and the Revolutionary War. Your tour ends near the starting point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
122 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • 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 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
325Reviews
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By: Lowcountry Walking Tours
Suninobx
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
2013
Fantastic educational experience
Jim Gresham was outstanding. His knowledge of Charleston history from the founding through the Revolutionary War
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Kevin B
Charlotte, North Carolina
3113
Prince Evans of Charleston
MY wife and I did the 2 hour walking tour of alleys and backstreets with Evans of Lowcountry Tours and just could
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John F
Coral Gables, Florida
171
Fun and different tour
First, Jim our tour guide was fantastic made the experience great. The Tour is great, gives you a different
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kdup1528
11
History teacher on a beautiful walk.
We had the pleasure of walking through many beautiful sights of Charleston with Mr. Stanton, a former history
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Raxel7851
Newark, Delaware
8328
Best Tour we’ve ever taken!!
With so many different tours to choose from in Charleston, this is the best one we’ve taken in really any city we
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SLH
30
Best tour ever!
Jim our tour guide is very knowledgeable. I will recommend this tour company. During the tour we went down alleys
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Karen K
Iowa City, Iowa
177
Time well spent...
We were very pleased with our tour. Bill provided an excellent narrative balancing history, architecture and
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Mark C
10
A Fun Afternoon of History
Steve Bailey presented a TON of history about his hometown of Charleston in breezy, fun, engaging manner. He made
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Christine
New York
25065
Unique Way to See Charleston
Bill was very knowledgeable on our tour. He kept the information coming, through in the occasional joke which I
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Shelley B
40
Loved the tour
Loved the history and learning about architecture. Fun to get off the main streets. Jim, the tour guide, was
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  • Duration: 2h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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