Upper King Street, Charleston

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  • Charleston: Historical Walking Tour

    1. Charleston: Historical Walking Tour

    An exciting walking tour of the only English walled city in North America - Charleston! Once the leading seaport of the thirteen colonies and later the United States, historical Charleston is waiting to be discovered. On this 2-hour walking tour, you will learn about the intriguing history of Charleston from veteran guide Al Ray. See pre-and-post colonial homes, storefronts, churches and public buildings while Ray recounts the rich tales and legends of Charleston's proud and turbulent past. Learn the meanings of the ancient symbols on the tombstones, the city's history of rapid growth and rampant piracy, and the rise of the rice planters. Listen to your charismatic guide describe the numerous disasters, such as seven major fires, numerous hurricanes, epidemics, sieges and bombardments, plus a major earthquake, that have struck the city over its long and colourful history.

    Very informative. Really enjoyed his job and that enthusiasm was evident in his presentation

  • Charleston: Magnolia Cemetery Nighttime Tour

    2. Charleston: Magnolia Cemetery Nighttime Tour

    With an expert guide, enjoy a 90-minute walking tour to uncover the best of Magnolia Cemetery’s history, mystery, and spirits. Hear startling stories such as the unsolved murdered socialite, an outraged politician that ordered his butler’s execution, and scandalous tragedies that are never told in history books. Originally a 1790’s rice plantation, Magnolia Cemetery was founded in 1849 on the banks of the Cooper River in Downtown Charleston. Home to 35,000 permanent residents, including authors and poets, artists, Confederate generals and soldiers, prominent politicians, bootleggers, prostitutes, and socialites. Magnolia Cemetery served as a Confederate encampment to defend the city from the Union bombardment during the Civil War. Over 2,000 Confederate soldiers lay at rest in Magnolia, including the eight-man Hunley crew, eighty-four soldiers who fought in the battle at Gettysburg, and...

    My husband and I went on the 9:30 tour. It was alot of fun and kind of spooky.Thr guide was knowledgeable and entertaining..I would recommend

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What people are saying about Upper King Street, Charleston

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 235 reviews

Our guide was so knowledgeable about the history of Charleston! He was very well educated and informative. He could answer every question asked and spent extra time with us since we were so interested in seeing and hearing more!! We liked the personal touch of the smaller size group that this company provides.

My husband and I went on the 9:30 tour. It was alot of fun and kind of spooky.Thr guide was knowledgeable and entertaining..I would recommend

Very informative. Really enjoyed his job and that enthusiasm was evident in his presentation

The guide was fantastic! Both very knowledgeable and very entertaining. Highly recommend!

Wonderful walk among the city while enjoying the history.