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Small-Group Tour: Charleston Old Walled City Historical Walking Tour

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide at 9:50am at the Historic Charleston Foundation Shop to prepare for your historic walking tour. Your guide will lead you through the historic city, starting with the French Quarter, and provide insight about the city's rich history - including tales of heroic sieges, a devastating natural disaster, and two major rebellions. As you continue on your tour, you will hear stories about buildings over 300 years old that are still standing today. During your time, you will also make your way past grand mansions south of Broad Street. You are encouraged to suggest topics of interest prior to the tour as well as actively ask questions during your stroll. With your questions and suggestions, each tour will be tailored to participants which offers a unique experience of this historic city. Your tour will conclude after approximately 2 hours at Charleston's High Battery, offering a scenic view of the Charleston Harbor to complement the sights you've seen.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Historic Charleston Foundation Shop
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Return Details
    Concludes at Charleston's High Battery
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Local guide
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 28 August 2019

    This is the second time we have taken a tour with Al. A mine of information about Charleston. Thoroughly enjoyed our time with him and cannot recommend him highly enough!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank newell98
    Meander18404507008, Owner at Charleston Old Walled City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2019

    Thanks so much for the great review! I'm so pleased that after taking numerous tours with other companies over time that I was able to show you streets and alleys you had never seen. Next time we'll tour the West side!

    Reviewed 26 August 2019

    Myself, my boyfriend, mother and father were the only ones on the tour, most likely because it was mid August and very humid, but Al was a delight throughout the two hours we strolled through Charleston. We stayed on the shady sides of the streets...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Dana A
    Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

    We took the walking tour of the city with Al. It was an awesome experience. Al's knowledge of the city and history was absolutely amazing. We highly recommend the tour.

    Thank Ching F
    Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

    My husband and I did this walking tour while visiting Charleston for a week. We felt like we struck gold with Al - we even went on a second tour with him the next day! He was very knowledgeable about all kinds of things -...More

    2  Thank 365giannad
    Reviewed 23 October 2017

    Great tour, unhurried and pleasant. Al is knowledgeable and engaging. He does small groups which are much preferred over the herd type.

    Date of experience: October 2017
    1  Thank wdharr1
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