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2-Hour Historical Walking Tour of Charleston

Highlights
  • Get around Charleston on foot with a guide who knows the way
  • Hear historical stories about the city from an insider 
  • See main sites, such as St. Michael's Church, in just a few hours 
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2-Hour Historical Walking Tour of Charleston
From US$22.00
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9:45am TourMost Popular
This tour departs at 9:45am for a 2-hour historical walking tour of Charleston.
US$22.00
3:00pm Tour
This Tour departs at 3:00pm for a 2-hour historical walking tour of Charleston.
US$22.00
1:00 pm Tour
This tour departs at 1:00 pm for a 2-hour historical walking tour of Charleston.
US$22.00
Overview
See Charleston’s main historical attractions as you learn about the city’s history during this walking tour. You’ll save time because your guide knows the fastest ways between landmarks, including historic St. Michael’s Church, and you can be sure you won’t lose your way while strolling the streets. With multiple tours offered daily, you’re also able to choose a time that best suits your schedule.
What to Expect
Your historical tour of Charleston meets at the Gibbes Museum of Art on Meeting Street. Once you get acquainted with your guide, set out on a walking adventure through some of the city’s most well-known areas.

Pass by St. Michael's Church, located on a scenic, tree-lined street. See the city’s historical mansions and gardens, and hear stories about the people that owned them over the years. Your guide will tell you other fascinating facts about Charleston’s past.

Dive into the history of the colonial days, the American Civil War, and the Revolutionary War, and gain a better understanding about Charleston’s present. Learn about its culture, traditions, and Southern charm.
Reviews (172)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great walking tour with a great guide!

Barry was informative, interesting, and funny. Excellent way to gain perspective on the city and familiarize yourself with its history.

Thank evan s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing

Went on the tour with Jini today- it was wonderful- I learned more about Charleston than I know about my home town. Jini is amazing - obviously loves Charleston and knows so much about it. I highly recommend this tour.

1  Thank Diane B
Ashley W, Owner at Ashley on the Cooper Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Walking Tour Summery

Our tour guide was not from Savannah but did his homework and learned as much as he could about this city. These tours are a great way to learn about the cities you are visiting. I would recommend doing them as soon as you can...More

2  Thank James P
Reviewed 4 September 2018
Our 2-Hour Historical Walking Tour of Charleston was the best!

We saw more and learned more about historic Charleston in just over 2 hours than we could have walking it on our own in a week. Jennie our guide was full of amazing and insightful facts about Chareston, it’s history, architecture and so much more....More

1  Thank Scott H
Ashley W, Owner at Ashley on the Cooper Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile
Needed a history lesson of the area

We thoroughly enjoyed this walking tour on a muggy Sunday morning. I highly recommend taking into consideration the weather at the time of year you are planning to go. We we're glad to be on the earliest tour of the day. Barry was a great...More

1  Thank GBWeible
Ashley W, Owner at Ashley on the Cooper Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!

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23 August 2018|
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Response from John-Katie B | Reviewed this property |
There was a dog in our group. However (and I am dog owner myself), unless the pet is extremely well behaved and won’t bark and/or be a distraction to the group, leave him/her at home. It’s not fair to others who are trying... More
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24 July 2018|
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Response from John-Katie B | Reviewed this property |
We were a large group which they split into two groups. There were maybe 10 people per group.
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tbarnickel
12 July 2018|
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Response from John-Katie B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, however some of the streets are uneven.
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