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Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More

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Tour where carriages and motorcoaches are not allowed as you take a fascinating stroll with stories and traditions revealing Charleston’s rich history and colorful past. This two hour tour through America’s most charming historical district is sure to be the highlight of your visit.
Highlights
  • Historic Charleston walking tour brings you to city highlights
  • See Rainbow Row, White Point Gardens, the Battery, and more
  • A guide informs and entertains throughout the walking tour
  • Perfect way for first-time visitors to learn about Charleston
What to Expect
Your Charleston walking tour meets at an easy-to-find spot in the French Quarter. Begin to follow your guide to some of the city’s top historical sites, as you listen to stories from Charleston’s eclectic past. As you walk, you pass popular Charleston sights, such as Rainbow Row and the Battery. Take in views of historic Fort Sumter, pastel Antebellum mansions, classic wrought-iron gates, and cobbled alleyways—the perfect photo is always just around the corner. Your guide tells you fun facts about Charleston’s colorful history as you go, and you’re free to ask any questions, too. Your walking tour of Charleston concludes at the starting location in the French Quarter.
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Important Information
Departure Point
115 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Rainbow Row
  • Historic Waterfront Battery
  • Antebellum Mansions
  • A visual tour of Fort Sumter
  • Hidden Gardens & Courtyards
  • Historic Churches & Graveyards
  • The Revolutionary and Civil War
  • Entry/Admission - Charleston Strolls History Tour
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The pace of our walking tour is leisurely
  • Minimum numbers apply for the 2:00pm only. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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My husband and I were only in town for a short time and selected this tour. It turned out to be great and Franny Russell our tour guide was awesome. She was very informative and willing to answer any questions. Our tour group was very small which made it extra special. We
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for your review of the tour with Franny! We are excited to hear you had such a memorable time on the tour. Thanks again for recommendation and for visiting with us while in Charleston!
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Although it was a blustery cool day our guide Linda was warm gracious and extremely knowledgeable. The pace was good and she kept us engaged the whole 2+ hours. I highly recommend Bulldog tours and Linda!
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for your review of the walking tour with Linda! She is a terrific guide and we glad to learn you had a great time with her on the tour. Thanks again for visiting Charleston with us!
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We toured with Franny on a typical beautiful day in early February. Franny provided us with a wealth of knowledge about historic Charleston. She made our walk pleasant and never ran out of interesting stories and facts about the city. We would highly recommend touring with
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for your review! Franny is a very knowledgeable and personable guide. We appreciate you taking the time to acknowledge her and comment on your experience of the tour. Thanks again for visiting Charleston with us!
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Had a great time Our guide NANCY knew her stuff! She was very informative and fun. We had a great time and also did haunted jail tour at night! Everyone should do both
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks so much for your review! We are pleased to hear you had a memorable time with us on the tours and acknowledging your guide Nancy. Thanks again for spending your time with us in Charleston!
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First time in Charleston and decided to do this walking tour to get an idea of the city's history. Charlton was great and we had a very informative and picturest two-hour activity!
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
Responded 4 Jan 2020
Thanks so much for your review! We are pleased to hear you had a wonderful time on the history tour with Charlton. Thanks again for spending your time with us while in Charleston!
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By: Bulldog Tours
William H
10
"Culinary" Tour
While historically very informative, it was billed as a "culinary" tour. For $65 per person, we thought we'd
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adepouli25
Pinehurst, North Carolina
10
Ghost Tour
Was very disappointed. I paid $60 to be shown pictures on an iPad and to be told secondhand stories that may seem
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Melanie B
725
Charleston’s Terrifying Historic City Jail
This is a must do! Randy was great and had some very dramatic stories to tell about the jail’s violent history. I
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twebster
20
walking food tour
Our tour guide Beth gave us a lovely tour and her knowledge of history was great! hope i can come to charleston
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jfinpnw
Bellevue, Washington
53
Taste & Learn
This tour gave us a chance to taste a variety of regional foods and also learn about the different cultural and
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Mark A
Webster City, Iowa
20
Great Food Tour!!!
Savor the Flavors foodie tour with Beth Briggs, Bulldog Tours, this morning. Very knowledgeable, full of food and
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austin6_8guy
Austin, Texas
2223
LGBTQ+ History Tour was Highlight of our Visit
Zach led us on a fascinating, thoughtful, and expert tour of Charleston, with attention to the history of the gay,
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Jamie S
10
Fun History Tour
We did the Ghosts and Graveyards tour. Probably a little light on the ghost stories, but the tour was worth it to
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Kristina
31
Not as expected
It was a tour full of knowledge but it just wasn't what I expected a ghost tour to be. Maybe if you could add
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Jordan W
20
Excellent Tour
We had a great time. Our tour guide, Gordon, did a great job touching on both history and food. We would
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