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Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Small-Group Walking Tour provided by Lowcountry Walking Tours

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Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Small-Group Walking Tour

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 20-10-10 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Small-Group Walking Tour
Please note that while face masks are required in public places by the City of Charleston, tour guides are allowed to pull their face mask down when speaking as long as they remain 6 feet from others on the tour.
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Updated 20-10-10 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    80 Broad St
    80 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Please meet your tour guide outside City Hall on the corner of Meeting St and Broad St at the "Four Corners of Law"
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  • 1
    Charleston City Hall
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 2
    Washington Square
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 3
    St. Michael's Church
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Old Slave Mart Museum
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 5
    St. Philip's Church
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 6
    French Huguenot Church
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 7
    Dock Street Theater
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 8
    St. Philip's Church
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 9
    Rainbow Row
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 10
    Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
    Stop: 5 minutes
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Departure Point
80 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - St. Philip's Church
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Nicole A wrote a review Nov. 2020
Durham, North Carolina167 contributions87 helpful votes
We had a great downtown historic tour with Evans of Low Country Walking Tours this week. We have taken many tours during our frequent visits to Charleston, and we always learn something new. Evans is a master tour guide, loves his subject matter, and adds in a bit of humor.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Lowcountry, Manager at Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Small-Group Walking Tour
Responded Nov. 20, 2020
We are so grateful that you took the time to recommend our tour to others. And a huge thank you for the detailed feedback. It is so helpful to hear what our guests love about our tours so that we can continue to deliver exceptional experiences. We hope to have you on another tour very soon!
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rawband wrote a review Oct. 2020
Winston Salem, North Carolina415 contributions97 helpful votes
We learned a lot and had a great time. Dennis was a wonderful guide. We highly recommend this tour to learn and see basics of Charleston.
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Response from Lowcountry, Manager at Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Small-Group Walking Tour
Responded Oct. 17, 2020
We are grateful that you gave us the opportunity to introduce you to our beautiful city and that you took the time to share your feedback. Dennis will be so happy to hear that you enjoyed it and we can't wait to welcome you back soon!
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Navenka G wrote a review Oct. 2020
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Came to celebrate my 50th birthday. Great location beautiful home! We had a wonderful stay! Close to Charleston and close enough you could walk into Folly Beach downtown.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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hbhakh wrote a review Jul. 2020
Roanoke, Virginia1,511 contribution468 helpful votes
Low Country Walking Tours does a great job. This was our second time. We took the downtown tour on a Saturday. The meeting point was easy to find and our guide was waiting. The group was small so there was no crowding. Our guide did a great job of pointing out sites and
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from Lowcountry, Manager at Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Small-Group Walking Tour
Responded Jul. 13, 2020
Thank you kindly for your review and recommendation of our tour. And thank you for your repeat patronage. That our guests recommend our tour to others is the best compliment we could hope for. We look forward to having you back on a third tour soon!
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Mark C wrote a review Feb. 2020
2 contributions3 helpful votes
Steve Bailey presented a TON of history about his hometown of Charleston in breezy, fun, engaging manner. He made it looks easy!! We thoroughly enjoyed his tour, and likewise he genuinely enjoyed interacting with this tour group. This is 2nd tour we have done with Lowcountry
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Christina K, Manager at Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Small-Group Walking Tour
Responded Feb. 10, 2020
Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and especially for your repeat patronage! I am sure Steve will be delighted with this positive feedback. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to Charleston!
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About the operator

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NWTraveler73
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Well Worth Your Time (and money)!
Our tour guide, Evans, did a phenomenal job of sharing the history of Charleston with our group. It was time and mo
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Mark S
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Learn about the city at an easy place.
Our tour guide, Steve Bailey, was very pleasant and knowledgeable. Lots of fun historical and architectural facts a
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Rich22514
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Great Time!
Toured with Evans as our guide and had a great time. Extremely knowledgeable guide. I would highly recommend this t
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tanyadW7297PT
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Best Experience
Dennis was AMAZING. Very detailed and enthusiastic about Charleston. Made us feel safe even through these uncerta
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731nataliej
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Best tour we did!
If you are considering this tour, DO IT! This was my family’s favorite tour we did in Charleston. Our guide was Eva
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Y4711YJjustinw
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Great local guide
Evans was extremely knowledgeable, has been giving tours for 20+ years. Locals knew him and said hi during tour.
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casst1234
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Fabulous Walking Tour!
Our family of four took this walking tour with several other families. Our guide was Evans. He was fabulous! We
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Joyce V
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You can't so this on you own!
You can't do this on your own! Loved the history and the charm of side streets and alleys that our wonderful guide
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marysZ5014JR
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A Must!!
Wonderful two hours!! Takes you through beautiful streets and alleyways . Jim was very knowledgeable and a great st
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HipTravelChick
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Evans - a great native guide who mixes history and botany!
Our tour guide was Evans, and he is a native Charlestonian with an incredible amount of knowledge of and love for t
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AKSMRIC
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Great introduction to Charleston
Evans was an excellent guide - loved the personal stories and interesting historical anecdotes. I personally enjoy
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lynnmedina
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fun day of walking
Had fun on the walking tour with Jim. He has a lot if historical information to share. If you pass a building of
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Rachelg2525
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An informative and engaging experience!
I loved this tour! I was only in town for a few days, and was looking for a way to really see the books and crannie
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MSM777
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Ask for Steve
Steve was awesome. A fountain of knowledge about the city and the history of every building. Look for where George
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barbarabW3868UA
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Wonderful
This was an excellent tour of things you won’t see on the carriage rides or drive by. Our guide, Jim was outstandi
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  • Duration: 2h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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