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Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More provided by Bulldog Tours

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

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Overview
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.
Highlights
  • 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
  • Perfect way for first-time visitors to learn about Charleston
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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Important Information
Departure Point
115 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Rainbow Row
  • Historic Waterfront Battery
  • Antebellum Mansions
  • A visual tour of Fort Sumter
  • Hidden Gardens & Courtyards
  • Historic Churches & Graveyards
  • The Revolutionary and Civil War
  • Entry/Admission - Charleston Strolls History Tour
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The pace of our walking tour is leisurely
  • Minimum numbers apply for the 2:00pm only. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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didi831 wrote a review Mar 2020
Peoria, Arizona14 contributions1 helpful vote
Our tour guide Zach was a local historian who shared great information at such a personal level. I'd recommend this tour to anyone interested in history and beautiful architecture!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for your review of the tour with Zach! He is very knowledgeable and passionate about the history of the Low Country and we happy you enjoyed his tour. Thanks again for visiting Charleston with us!
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13Connie13 wrote a review Mar 2020
Louisville, Kentucky54 contributions3 helpful votes
Very nice walking tour of Charleston. Our tour guide was David Romein. Very informative and lots of history of Charleston. We have been to Charleston many times but had my daughter, future son in law and his parents (new to visiting Charleston). They enjoyed everything the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for your review of the tour with David! He is a master historian and storyteller with a passion for Charleston. Thanks again for visiting with us on the tour!
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Patti M wrote a review Mar 2020
Pickens, South Carolina41 contributions12 helpful votes
Our guide, Kay, was perfect for the tour. It was an informative, educational tour. We enjoyed seeing the city by walking the streets and neighborhoods. Easy to book and contact - this group actually answers the phone !!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks so much for your review of the Charleston Strolls Tour with Kay! We are pleased to hear you a great time on her tour. Yes! we do answer the phone for anyone who would prefer to book that way or to simply ask questions. Thanks again for visiting with us!
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557roger wrote a review Feb 2020
Ottawa, Canada6 contributions
This was our 3rd visit to Charleston. We had previously taken the Historic Charleston Walking Tour, but because our son and daughter-in-law were with us this year we decided to to take advantage of the walking tour for a second time. We were not surprised that our son and his
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
Responded 26 Feb 2020
Thanks so much for your review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the history tour of Charleston the second time around just as much as the first. There is so much history to Charleston and on that tour we try to provide a broad overview of Charleston's past. We don't script our tours, so each guide discusses and highlights different homes and buildings around the city. Thanks again for visiting Charleston with us!
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Kayla R wrote a review Feb 2020
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My family had a good, informative tour with Fran on our weekend visit to Charleston. It was a very cold day for Charleston but I'm still glad we went for the walking tour. It seems to be the best way to really see the city and all the details of its cobblestoned streets and
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
Responded 26 Feb 2020
Thanks so much for your review! Yes, we have had a run of colder days as winter comes to and end in Charleston, but we are glad to hear that did not deter you from coming out to visit Charleston with us. It really is a great way to see and learn more about the Holy City. Thanks again for visiting with us!
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Twinsfan1964
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Very personable and informational
The guide (Gordon) was very pleasant and knowledgeable about the homes and the history. He answered questions and t
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vmllilgma
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Ghost & Graveyard Tour
This was an interesting and fun walking tour. Our guide, Stu Kimball, was great and told us about several local ha
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gcswmgmt
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Charleston Stroll
Our tour with Zach was absolutely wonderful! He has so much knowledge of the city and a degree in history. His fami
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Alex .
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Not Really a Walking Tour, but Neat All the Same
I originally thought this was a walking tour through the city, but really it's just the old jail. Also, we original
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passport_required007
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Fascinating and wonderfully creepy!!
This is a fantastic tour - you really should go at night, too. Wear sensible shoes and clothes though - as you wil
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Asiatourist13
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Fantastic walking tour
Very leisurely walk around the historic quarter of Charleston with a very experienced and knowledgable guide, We we
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KimG0320
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What a fantastic way to experience Historic Charleston
My husband and I combined the Historic walking tour with the food tour and we had an amazing time. Our morning bega
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Lacey R
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Randy was fantastic!
My boyfriend and I did the last tour of the evening on Sunday. Our tour guide was Randy, who absolutely made the ex
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blomdiebl22
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Attention getting & intriguing jailhouse tour!
My husband & I loved the tour of the haunted jail. There are so many stories of what happened there. I wanted to ha
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mike1193
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Awesome Creepy Jail Tour
My wife and I had a great time during the Haunted Old City Jail Tour. The creepy tone was set before we even enter
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saraffarley
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A Hauntingly Good Time!
This tour was unlike any I've ever been on, both with its entertainment but also authenticity. You can feel the Jai
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sstanford63
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Ghost tour
While our guide was pretty good, the tour lacked depth. We only went into one room of one building. The rest of t
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rebeccananmorris15
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Charleston
Leslie was great and so enthusiastic about the Charleston history. She was very knowledgable and answered questions
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susanbU8361DK
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Awesome Culinary Tour
Great food! Fran was a fantastic guide with lots of interesting history, tips, recipes and fun stories - really enj
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Ella L
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I couldn't stop talking about it
Our tour guide Stu was an exceptional tour guide. He was informative, enthusiastic, thorough, and friendly. His sto
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