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Historic Charleston Walking Tour

From US$20.00
  • Walking tour of downtown Charleston brings history to life
  • Guide tells key stories from Charleston’s rich history
  • See top city attractions: Old Exchange Building, the Battery, and more
Historic Charleston Walking Tour
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2:00pm Historic Walking Tour
Join us for an afternoon stroll through the Historic District. Tour departs at 2:00pm from outside City Hall located at 80 Broad Street.
From US$20.00
10:00am Historic Walking Tour
Discover the essentials of historic Charleston on this approximately 2 hour walk through the downtown historic district. A wonderful introduction to the "Holy City". This tour departs at 10:00 am.
From US$20.00
Without a guided tour, you’re likely to miss the tales from Charleston’s rich 400-year history that make this city one of the top destinations in the United States. A guide brings the Holy City to life by pointing out the buildings, monuments, and other historic attractions that mark Charleston’s development from an early colonial settlement to the thriving hub of Southern culture that it is today.
What to Expect
Meet your guide in downtown Charleston to begin your walking tour. Starting at the Four Corners of Law, stroll down cobbled alleyways and past pastel-colored buildings populating the historic core of the city.

Pass top sights such as St. Philip’s Church, White Point Gardens, Dock Street Theatre, and the Battery as your guide provides information about Charleston’s colorful history as one of the earliest cities in the United States, its role in the Civil War, and its recent revival. Plenty of stops for photos and questions help you make the most of your tour.

Thanks to Charleston’s small size, two hours is just enough to see the historic district’s top attractions, leaving you free to explore the rest of the day on your own.

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1 - 5 of 46 reviews

Reviewed yesterday
Fun & Informative

This tour was a great introduction to the city of Charleston. The walk encompasses more than the carriage rides do and it was more personable as well. My husband and I are so glad we signed up for this walking tour!!

Thank kelkize
Reviewed yesterday
Treat for history buff

Steve was our guide. He was quite knowledgeable and answered our questions. Also shared few details about history which he learned recently. A warm hug from Debbie was the best part! The tour starts from the Four corners of the law and ends at the...More

Thank Journey-Destination
Christina K, Manager at Walks of Charleston, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review of Steve's tour! I will be sure to pass it along. He will be so happy to hear that your comments. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in our beautiful city!

Reviewed 6 days ago
So so tour of historic area.

We recently visited Charleston and everyone told us to be sure and take the walking tour. Sorry to say that we didn't really learn much about Charleston or its history during our walk. We meandered into 1 cemetery, stopped at the old powder house and...More

Thank PattiPearl
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Great way to view historic sites and learn history

I am a total history nerd and love guided tours in cities that are rich with history, my boyfriend does not share quite the same enthusiasm but always tags along for my benefit. We walked away after our 2-2.5 hour walking trip with Jim (who...More

Thank Carrie B
Christina K, Manager at Walks of Charleston, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to tell us and others about your experience! I will be sure to pass on your nice words about Jim's tour. We hope you enjoyed the remainder of your stay in our beautiful city!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
First thing to do when you visit Charleston

Took the tour with Amy today. It was the best thing to do when you first come to visit the city. You can then go back back and revisit the places you have seen on the tour. Would definitely recommend it!

Thank Dianne F
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