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Gateway Walk

8 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401-1959
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Hidden shady walk

This is a shaded walk through the Unitarian Church cemetery, which is traditionally not manicured... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Madison, Wisconsin
A wonderful surprise

On one of our walks on King street we walked into this wonderful unique surprise. Near 194 King... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
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8 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401-1959
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is a shaded walk through the Unitarian Church cemetery, which is traditionally not manicured but allowed to grow in a more natural manner. The Charleston Garden Club has restored the vegetation to be a natural garden and it succeeds in providing a respite from...More

Thank WIGreatLakes
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

On one of our walks on King street we walked into this wonderful unique surprise. Near 194 King street you will find the gates to this Gateway walk. A graveyard with graves from hundreds of years ago to as recent as 2015. Loved it.

Thank MEO39
Reviewed 4 May 2017

There are several reasons to do this walk. One is for the history. The churches, cemeteries, and buildings along the route are part of the history of Charleston. The Circular Congregational Church graveyard is the city's oldest burial grounds with monuments dating from 1695. Two...More

2  Thank Textilesqueen
Reviewed 21 April 2017

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...More

2  Thank practans
Reviewed 19 April 2017

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.

1  Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 12 April 2017 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.

1  Thank vwlangley
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.

Thank MTLady12
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.

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 26 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.

Thank Shirley W
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).

1  Thank Scott G
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