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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

This was right around the corner from our hotel. Was a nice little stroll down a quaint little alley. Near to see the entrances to some of the homes along the alley.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tciwater
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We walked through the alley on our way back from the pineapple Fountain and the waterfront park. The entrance was amazing and there was a Ghost Tour going on in front of us that we eavesdropped on.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank scottyv916
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

The history behind Philadelphia Alley is very exciting. The alleyway itself is gorgeous and tucked away amongst beautiful architecture in a historic area of Charleston. Since it’s already situated in an area you must explore, I highly recommend Philadelphia Alley.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank xahhari
Reviewed 4 April 2018

It's a LOOOOOOONG alley. Lots of brick. Some plants and trees. The only splash of color were the flags that were displayed along the walk. It's not like Elferths Alley in Philly if that's what you're expecting. If you pass it in your travels, take...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 459bille
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Philadelphia Alley is hidden walkway that cuts across the middle of the French Quarter in Downtown Charleston. A unique and spooky alleyway. Beware of the ghost cat Daisy Mae that roams the alleyway after dark and who is known to bump into your legs with...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank luckyj_12
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We found some info on the internet about a self guided tour of Charleston's Alley. We followed this and it was great - of course it included the famous Philadelphia Alley. A lovely walk, cutting through alleys, passing churches and very old houses. Wonderful.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank LiciaW
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Thanks to the generosity of the city of Philadelphia this walkway was rebuilt in 1766 as an act of kindness after it fell into disrepair. This is on the secret passageways tour and a delightful reminder of urban design of the period.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Dreyfus01
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Don’t go out of your way but if you are in the area, it’s worth walking through fir a picture and then see the old historic buildings and courtyards.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Shelliu
Reviewed 5 December 2017

One of many interesting and nice alley ways to see in Charleston. We heard the history if the place on our carriage ride, and came upon it while exploring. Quick and good

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank rbross50
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful alley! The history is quite interesting. Definitely see this landmark. We enjoyed it when taking our walking tour.

Date of experience: November 2017
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