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Things to do in Charleston

With so many things to see and do in Charleston, here are some sightseeing highlights.

Charleston Walking Tours

Start your vacation with Old Walled City Tours and get an overview of the city and the culture. This tour highlights historic landmarks. Standingf at High Battery you will view Fort Sumter where the Civil War began. When your tour is finished, Your guide can recommend to you points of interest such as Charleston Museums, the City Market, King Street shopping, and fabulous restaurants! Go to to reserve your spot!

Sightseeing With Your Group

After you finish your walking tour,there are so many venues, museums, shops and nightclubs for you to choose from! If you like the theater, there are 32 play houses in greater Charleston! We have Symphony, Ballet, and Jazz, something for every taste!. The best way to access the weekly entertainment scene is to go to

Below are some attraxtions you won’t want to miss!

The Nathaniel Russel House

The Nathaniel Russel House is perhaps the finest Federal style house museum in America, A cantilevered staircase soars three floors: intricate plasterwork is intact and original. Each floor boasts a south facing oval room that overlook extensive gardens, This house is a must for architecture fans!

  • The Charleston Museum was founded in 1773 and is the first and oldest museum in the nation. The collection includes textiles, silver, pottery and Natural History. here is something for everyone, including the kids! For more infornation go to
  • Speaking of little ones, two venues are great fore them! The Children;s Museum of the Lowcountry and Charles Towne Landing Historic Site
  • The Charleston City Market consists of five brick stalls built in 1807 for food vendors. Today, local crafts, clothing , jewelry and art are sold by local vendors who set up and break down every day. Hours are 9:30 to 5:00 daily. The Night Market opens from 7 to 10 PM in warm months, Thursda/

Rainbow Row

Situated between Waterfront Park and Battery, the thirteen eye-pleasing houses painted in Caribbean pastels were originally offices facing the waterfront. In desperate derelict condition by the 1920s, Rainbow Row was Charleston’s earliest preservation success.  

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Charleston Old Walled City Tours offers a number of themed walking tours including:

the Old Walled City Tour , Gardens and Architecture Walking Tour, Slavery and Freedom Tour, and the Charleston Ghost Walk. 



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