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Old Charleston Walking Tours

#21 of 210 Tours in Charleston
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Address: Washington Square, Charleston, SC 29401
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+1 843-568-0473
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09:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 23:00
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Old Charleston Walking Tours is proud to offer an array of narrated walks...

Old Charleston Walking Tours is proud to offer an array of narrated walks that cover the most interesting historical issues and sights in a city known for its turbulent past and unusual beauty. Our guides are the best in the business, with years of research and storytelling experience. They promise the kind of accuracy, insight and enthusiasm that create a delightful touring experience. Let them lead you to Charleston's hidden alleys and tell you what went on behind its closed doors.The daytime walks last approximately two hours. The ghost walks are shorter (and scarier).We go rain or shine. There are no hills. The pace is easy. Please join us. You'll be glad you did!

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An afternoon of sights with excellent background information

My wife and I spent a couple of days between Christmas and New Year's Eve in Charleston (first time). We had toured on our own, but decided to book a guided tour in addition, it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Roland S

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent a couple of days between Christmas and New Year's Eve in Charleston (first time). We had toured on our own, but decided to book a guided tour in addition, it was well worth it. The group was just us and another couple, very pleasant. Our guide Dennis presented a great mix of very interesting and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband really enjoyed this tour. I found it a little lengthy to be honest. But it is informative.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First ghost tour! Our tour guide Mike was great! He was very informative and gave a lot of history about the city. The ghost stories were great! Awesome tour! Will definitely recommend to others!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time in Charleston, I learned a lot about the city and had a great time doing it. The guild Micheal Brown was very informative.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tour lasted about 2.5 hours. Learned some fascinating things about Charleston. Our guide Cathy was very knowledgeable and fun. Definitely worth the money.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I did the civil war and slavery tour. At first, we thought the tour might try to sugar coat some events - but that couldn't be further from the truth. Dennis took us back to the 1860s and explained all major events so clearly and realistically with no bias whatsoever. He also gave us a good download... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is highly recommended! My friend and I learned about Old Charleston Walking Tours on Trip Advisor and were so pleasantly surprised. We took the Slavery and Civil War walking tour with Dennis Stiles and learned a ton. Dennis is one of the most knowledgeable people I have met. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of American history and can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We learned that during the off season, Charleston is pretty sleepy by around 8:30, so we scheduled a ghost tour with Old Charleston Tours to have something fun to do after hours. We chose the 9:30, and luckily, it was still quite warm and very pleasant. Mike is a GREAT story teller, and makes every story sound like historical fact,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The guide takes you back in time with an eerie walk through historical Charleston! It had all the ingredients for a great evening..humor, fright, and a little learning of history..I would recommend it to everyone.♡

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Awesome ghost tour! The guide very knowledgeable about the city and its ghosts. Scared me!! Highly recommend this tour!

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