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“Worth seeing on a tour or driving by”
Review of Rainbow Row

Rainbow Row
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US$21.99*
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Historical Charleston Tour with Optional Joseph Manigault House Visit
Ranked #30 of 234 things to do in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Selestat, France
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Worth seeing on a tour or driving by”
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

it makes up part of Charlestons's architectural and historical culture which is a big part its character and charm. Worth listening about it, especially in a horse-drawn carriage.

Visited August 2014
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Minnesota
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20 reviews
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“If you want to see a painting come to life, this is a must”
Reviewed 18 August 2014

The row of homes painted in different pastels on East Bay Street. They are now all private residences. I grew up vacationing in the Charleston and have seen many paintings and sketches go Rainbow Row so when I saw the homes for the first time, I fell in love. I think is worth the time if you're in the area.

Visited October 2013
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 reviews
“Picture perfect”
Reviewed 11 August 2014

An absolute treat it was to see this place! It was quite, and gorgeous, and only a little hotter than I would have preferred. Bring a camera, water, and someone to share the view and you'll be in for a treat.

Visited September 2013
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North Carolina
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336 reviews
111 attraction reviews
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“Famous Row Houses in Historic Charleston”
Reviewed 6 August 2014

If you travel along East Bay Street (south of the Exchange Building on Broad St) you will see the famous & beautiful pastel houses named Rainbow Row. Originally these buildings had retail space on the first floor & living spaces above (now private residences). Also, this area has not always been an area you would want to visit. After the Civil War, this area was know as the slums. Thank goodness for preservation & restoration! If you're in Charleston you should not miss these historic & famous row houses.

Visited July 2014
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Lexington, South Carolina
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571 reviews
299 attraction reviews
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“Nice Pastels”
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Rainbow Row was included in my city tour and thought it was wonderful that the row of homes was so appealing and refreshing after seeing mostly white houses in the area. It is a nice drive by or stroll area. Another part of Charleston history.

Visited July 2014
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