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Historic Charleston Walking Tour

  • 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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10:00am Historic Walking TourMost Popular
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
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
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.
Reviews (141)
1 - 5 of 76 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Walking tour

Steve was a great guide. The way he tells the historical tales is quite compelling. He is easy to hear, kind and patient !

Thank Lynda A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Well worth the money!

My fiancé and I did the 10 am walking tour. This tour was more than worth the money. Our guide went above and beyond with the amount of history information he provided. Highly recommend.

Thank jcourtney6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Informative and entertaining

Our guide, Evans, has deep roots in Charleston, and his love for and knowledge about the city are evident. He chose great stops, interesting details, and was clearly a favorite among the other Charleston regulars we bumped into, from other tour guides to parking lot...More

Thank Kenny J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
First time in Charleston

My wife and I took the walking tour while in Charleston. We like this type of tour because it gives us the “lay of the land” in cities we’d like to explore. We got a good history and figured out places we’d like to visit...More

Thank 515thomash
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent tour

We did this tour today with Amy and would highly recommend it. Amy was knowledgable, fun and really engaging. She took us on a tour through the historic district focusing on the French quarter and the battery, we were encouraged to ask lots of questions...More

1  Thank karenwilson84
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Katie C
7 September 2018|
Response from Clay D |
Yes, but it does get very warm.
Alan M
2 September 2018|
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Response from squirrelgirlpf | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was 10 people.