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“Learned a lot in 2 hour walking tour”

Charleston History Tours
Ranked #41 of 230 Tours in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Experience Charleston’s incomparable beauty, unique history and flourishing preservation with your acclaimed guide, Joyce Weir, whose knowledge of Charleston heritage, culture, and architecture is unmatched. Your 2 hour tour can be customized to what interests you most, which may include magnificent mansions, mysterious graveyards, graceful gardens, Revolutionary and Civil War sites, secret passageways, cobblestone streets, slave history. Got a camera? Photo tips provided!.Reservations required.
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Joyce is a wonderful tour guide and she was very knowledgable about the neighborhoods and the history of the buildings. Even though there were only 3 of us, we didn't feel rushed or hurried through the walk. Her photo tips were very helpful and I will use them in the future. I recommend this tour to anyone who wants to learn about Charleston with a pleasant guide.

Thank Rose P
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

Joyce was a wonderful tour guide. As an avid photographer, she had tips on how to frame some beautiful shots, and manipulate the scene a bit to make it seem as though you were back in time. One of the best qualities was her personal passion for Charleston and it's people. We stopped to talk to a basket weaver, workmen, shopkeepers, and it was delightful. Put on your walking shoes and be prepared to cover a lot of ground.It was delightful.

Thank Patrish59
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PicturePerfectWalks, Owner at Charleston History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2014

Thank you for your 5 Star review! So glad you enjoyed touring Charleston with me. I hope to see you on your next visit to Charleston! Thank you, Joyce Weir

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Reviewed 20 June 2014

Our tour guide, Joyce Weir, was excellent. We were surprised by the fact that we were the only two people on this tour, but as a result had wonderful personal attention. Joyce is so knowledgeable on the history of Charleston and was such fun. The tour lasted two hours in the blazing sun, but Joyce did not rush us one bit. She took us to some lovely places and showed us how to position ourselves and the camera to get a better picture. I was a bit concerned by the fact that I only use a compact camera with fixed lens, but this was sufficient. Joyce told us that some people come along with iPhones to take pictures. It's definitely a history tour and not a photographic instruction guide. Was great, would recommend it to anyone.

Thank LennieCoventry
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HistoryTour, Owner at Charleston History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2014

Thank you for your 5 star review! So glad to know you really enjoyed two hours of magnificent Charleston. I hope you'll join us on your next visit too! Thank you, Joyce

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Reviewed 18 June 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed this walking tour. The guide was very knowledgable on the local history as well as photography skills. Her photo tips helped us get much better photos with unique angles.

Thank KitchenerJoey
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HistoryTour, Owner at Charleston History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2014

Thank you for your 5 star review! So happy to hear you appreciated my tour guiding! I appreciate the time you took to write this review. Hope to see you on your next visit to Charleston. Warmly, Joyce Weir

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Reviewed 16 June 2014

Joyce Weir provided a wonderful tour and excellent suggestions for capturing Charleston in pictures. We walked with Joyce in a group of eight on Friday, June 13.

We throughly enjoyed the wonderful homes and other attractions she showed us. The detailed narrative Joyce provided when describing the history of the City and the many landmarks we viewed was especially entertaining and enlightening.

Joyce is so outgoing - and she loved answering the many questions our group had regarding the City. Without question I strongly recommend Charleston History Tours and especially our tour leader Joyce Weir!

Thank Patrick S
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