Charleston Gardens And
Architecture Walking Tour

Charleston Gardens and Architecture Walking Tour

Welcome to Old Walled City Tours, where we invite you to tour Charleston’s lush beauty and exceptional architecture on our Charleston Gardens and Architecture Tour, offering a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the grandeur of antebellum architecture. Our expert guides provide insights into the evolution that created a style that  is uniquely Charleston!  Along the way encounter meticulously curated gardens, each with its own story. Learn about piazzas, privacy doors and north side manners! Discuss architectural styles from Jacobean to Georgian to Art Deco. This tour can include a tour of a Charleston house museum. Strolling  the historic streets of Charleston.  this tour provides a deep context as you discover the  grandeur of America’s most  authentic landmark district and its  glorious  gardens


Availabilities: Spring and Fall or by appointment.

Duration: 2.5 hours

Inclusions: Guided tours of a museum house and a garden.

Streets, Museum Homes & Gardens

Stroll the city and learn about the social, political, economic, and environmental motivations that have resulted in a rich architectural legacy that is unique and absolutely Charleston! This tour includes paid admission to the Edmondston – Alston House (1828) and the gardens and outbuildings at the Heyward-Washington House (1772). Highlighted topics include the Charleston single house, piazzas, earthquake bolts, northside manners, and siege mentality. Explore Charleston city with an inclusive tour ofmuseums and gardens with the forerunner travel assist Charleston garden tours. Along the way, we will see and discuss some of the finest early architecture in the United States, with examples of Georgian, Federal, Regency, Greek Revival, and Victorian styles along the route. Walk by the beautiful gardens of Charleston Walled City with the only trustful guide, the Charleston architecture tours.

Join us! Call to book.

Meeting Point

Tours leave from the Historic Charleston Foundation Gift Shop at 108 Meeting Street. Tours depart promptly, so arrive 10-15 minutes early!
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