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Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More

  • Historic Charleston walking tour brings you to city highlights
  • See Rainbow Row, White Point Gardens, the Battery, and more
  • A guide informs and entertains throughout the walking tour
Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
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10:00am DepartureMost Popular
Tour departs at 10:00am
2:00pm Departure
Tour departs at 2:00pm
Without a guided tour of Charleston’s Historic District, you’re likely to miss the city’s seemingly endless array of beautiful historical sites that make it so popular. A Charleston walking tour is the perfect way to get acquainted with the Holy City, as you stroll down old alleyways (a maze for first-time visitors) and visit Charleston’s must-see attractions—all while learning about the city’s 200-year history from your guide.
What to Expect
Your Charleston walking tour meets at an easy-to-find spot in the French Quarter. Begin to follow your guide to some of the city’s top historical sites, as you listen to stories from Charleston’s eclectic past.

As you walk, you pass popular Charleston sights, such as Rainbow Row and the Battery. Take in views of historic Fort Sumter, pastel Antebellum mansions, classic wrought-iron gates, and cobbled alleyways—the perfect photo is always just around the corner.

Your guide tells you fun facts about Charleston’s colorful history as you go, and you’re free to ask any questions, too.

Your walking tour of Charleston concludes at the starting location in the French Quarter.
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1 - 5 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Tour

My husband and I recently visited Charleston and took the Historic Charleston Walking Tour Tour with Franny. She was an excellent guide and really knew her history. I would definitely recommend Bulldog Tours.

Thank lynntshaver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Strolling history tour

Mary, our tour guide, who is in her 32nd year as a licensed Charleston tour guide, was excellent. We learned the source of hush puppies, the difference between a graveyard and a cemetery, the history of a number of places and customs in Charleston like,...More

1  Thank Dave J
Reviewed 26 June 2018
History, architecure and a great walk.

Our guide was John Hodgson. We had 8 adults on our walk with John. The pace was nice. We saw the distinctive buildings, the waterfront and learned about the long history of Charleston. We came to appreciate the diversity, culture and sensitivity of this great...More

1  Thank samuel755
Reviewed 12 June 2018
A Good Walking Tour of Charleston

The two hours went by quickly walking through downtown Charleston. Our guide, Charlton, gave a good and (what seemed to us) balanced perspective of the city and some worthwhile slices of its history. We did, however, miss parts of what he said because of background...More

Thank ja813
Reviewed 9 June 2018
The guide just phoned it in

First off the guide was very nice - but she just showed up, walked around talking about some building and monuments and in the end you could have learned more from a google search. She also walked WAY ahead of the group and made no...More

Thank Markreyland
BulldogTours1, Public Relations Manager at Bulldog Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thank you for letting us know. Who was your guide? Was this the Charleston Strolls Tour? We are so sorry to hear this as the Charleston Strolls normally gets great reviews. Thank you for the feedback and we do hope you try our company again....More

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