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Address: 8 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401-1959
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It's a different world

If you are in Charleston for more than a hurried visit to the most popular sights in the historic district, make the time to take the Gateway Walk . You will see historic... read more

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Lewes, Delaware
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Lewes, Delaware
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are in Charleston for more than a hurried visit to the most popular sights in the historic district, make the time to take the Gateway Walk . You will see historic Charleston from an entirely different perspective. It's a scenic pathway that begins on Archdale Street at St. John's Lutheran Church and follows a route through gardens and... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I loved this alley. It's an off the tourist path attraction in the shade with no cars. There are graves but it feels more like a secret garden. Worth a stroll.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So serene and peaceful. A little spooky but really historic and lovely. The grounds are not kept and that contributes to not being able to read many of the tombstones but it also contributes to the atmosphere.

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Thank vwlangley
Whitefish, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Cool and spooky walk through a beautiful old graveyard. An easy detour off the sidewalks into a quiet spot.

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Sparta, New Jersey, Usa
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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This old graveyard walk is short but peaceful and quiet in the middle of the day! Fascinating old grave stones and overgrown shrubbery.

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Thank Joe P
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

We enjoyed the beautiful flora and fauna, the interesting and varied trees and plants, well arranged and cared for. Reading the tombstones brought some history to mind, and some sadness over people's early deaths or family losses.

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Thank Shirley W
Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Great "photo op" at the end of this walkway to an old graveyard. A MUST quick-visit if you're walking up King Street and if have a penchant for old graveyards. It's easy to miss this entrance though (across from the library).

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Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a hidden path through downtown Charleston. It starts on Archdale Street through the cemetery of the Uniterian Church. There is a map online showing the exact path which winds through several cemeteries. The back side of the cemetery comes out on King Street and the path crosses to the left side of the Library Society building. There are... More 

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Conway, South Carolina
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Nice stroll through the graveyard. Lots and lots of very old tombstones. Some pretty flowers. Not Very big though. Beware of local homeless people. We had one follow us in and followed us around finally stopped us asking for money. It's very secluded so you can't see inside don't I mean don't go alone. Kinda dangerous

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

It is just a small cemetery and it is an ok walk but you really only see a few graves.The cemetery was grown up alot but just to kill some time it was a nice place to stop before you go back onto the highway.

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