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Charleston City Market

Charleston City Market Tours and Tickets

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Smack in the middle of historic Charleston, the Charleston City Market is a central landmark for Holy City visitors. In addition to being one of the most visited historic attractions in town, the City Market—opened in 1807—is also one of the oldest continuously operating public markets in the United States.

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188 Meeting St., Charleston, 29401
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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

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Experience more than 300 years of history on this guided carriage tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches, and gardens as your horse-drawn carriage tour covers more than 2.5 miles and 30 blocks of historic Charleston. Belgian and Percheron draft horses will you lead you through the streets while you learn about this “Holy City” and its role in the Civil War.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00

Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

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Ride a horse-drawn carriage through the heart of historic Charleston on a guided tour through the heart of the city. Soak up the old fashioned charm of cobblestone streets lined with antebellum houses, lush gardens, and landmark churches as you listen to stories about Charleston history, architecture, and culture.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.95
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$54.95

Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour

Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour

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An air-conditioned sightseeing bus offers a refreshing Charleston Sightseeing Tour for summertime visitors trying to escape the heat or those with limited mobility. Roll by popular "Holy City" sights like Rainbow Row, the Battery, White Point Gardens, Nathaniel Russell House, and St. Michael's Church from wide viewing windows while your guide informs and entertains with stories from Charleston's rich past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

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Self-Guided "The French Quarter Charleston" Solo Walking Tour

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Explore the Historical French Quarter of Charleston and discover its story. Go at your own pace, on your own schedule and on your own terms. It's like a real life tour guide, only it's on your phone, way more convenient and a better story teller. WalknTours technology seamlessly guides you step by step through The French Quarter telling you the stories of it's alleys, it's history, it's buildings, Church Street, churches, Pineapple Fountain, the Old Slave Market, Charleston Green, the Civil War and so much more. The tour takes about 1 hour to walk. But feel free to stop in the shops, historical sites or restaurants you'll discover as you walk through this picturesque city. The WalknTours app guides Solo travelers on a hands free tour. Go anytime, explore on your own schedule. Perfect for Solo Travelers. Especially Solo Travel Rebels. How it works: 1. Get the WalknTours app 2. Register an account using the code in your email 3. Go to 73 North Market Street 4. Press start
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  • 50 minutes to 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.00
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$5.00

Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

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Charleston's colonial history, laid-back vibe, and beautiful sites continue to steal the hearts of visitors to the Holy City. See the highlights of the peninsula in comfort on this 90-minute guided tour on a climate-controlled minibus with a maximum of 15 passengers. This narrated tour keeps you cool as you ride past must-see Charleston sights such as the Battery, the Citadel, Old City Market, and Hampton Park as well as enjoy spectacular views of Fort Sumter, Castle Pinckney, and the Sullivan Island Lighthouse at a distance. Bonus: Admission to Charleston Powder Museum is also included with the price of your tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$32.20
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$32.20

Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Get all the thrills of a Charleston ghost tour without any walking on this haunted horse and carriage ride. A horse and carriage takes you down twisting side streets and cobbled alleyways with ease as your guide shares spooky stories from Charleston’s past. Make your way past the Mills House, the Circular Congregational Graveyard, and and Provost Dungeon in the heart of the Holy City.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00

Downtown Charleston Food Tour

Downtown Charleston Food Tour

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Bring your appetite for this tasty walking tour of downtown Charleston. You’ll spend a few hours of mouthwatering fun touring the culinary side of the Holy City, learning about the history of the city as you dine at four local restaurants. Explore the French Quarter and French Market while tasting traditional and contemporary Lowcountry cuisine.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00

Historic Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

Historic Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Travel back to Colonial times aboard a horse-drawn carriage and discover more than 300 years of history on this guided, 1-hour tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches and gardens of yesteryear on this narrated tour around historic Charleston. Enjoy the romantic clip-clop sound as this educational adventure winds through the streets and learn about this ‘Holy City’ and its rich history and role in Civil War times. See the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, one of the most historic buildings in America, and much more.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More

Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More

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Experience the charm and beauty of Charleston on a morning or afternoon walking tour. With an entertaining guide, take a leisurely stroll through the city’s Historic District, passing antebellum mansions, hidden gardens, historic churches and graveyards, as well as famous sites like Fort Sumter, Rainbow Row, and the Waterfront Battery. Along the way, learn about Charleston’s rich history and contemporary culture.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.50
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$39.50

Sightseeing Tour of Charleston by Bus

Sightseeing Tour of Charleston by Bus

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On all our tours you will see The Battery, Rainbow Row, The City Market, Iconic places of Worship, Fabulous Architecture, Cobblestone Streets, Lush Gardens, Quaint Alleys, Mansions of the Wealthy, where South Carolina Seceded from the Union and much more. You also will have a chance to briefly exit the tour bus at The Battery and get a view of Charleston Harbor and Fort Sumter. Escape the heat, as our tours are conducted on a new sightseeing bus with a super cold air-conditioner. You are assured of receiving that "personal touch" since all tours are conducted by the owner who's family sailed into Charleston Harbor in 1740. Tours last 90 minutes.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00
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$32.00

Charleston City Bus Tour with Optional Joseph Manigault or Charleston Museum

Charleston City Bus Tour with Optional Joseph Manigault or Charleston Museum

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Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided sightseeing tour. Visit a plethora landmarks including Rainbow Row, the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States; the Old Exchange Building, South Carolina's most historic building; White Point Garden, in the heart of Charleston’s historic district, with a spectacular view of Fort Sumter and many more. Upgrade option available to include a tour of the famous Joseph Manigault House, one of Charleston's most exquisite antebellum structures or the Charleston Museum.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour

Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour

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Get an inside perspective on Charleston's lesser-known black history during this 2-hour walking tour. Listen as your guide tells forgotten folktales and facts about important figures in the city's history.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.00
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$34.00

Charleston City Walking Tour with Edmondston-Alston House Admission
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Charleston City Walking Tour with Edmondston-Alston House Admission

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This Charleston walking tour not only takes you to top sights around downtown Charleston such as the Battery and South of Broad Street, but also includes access to the Edmondston-Alston House, a gorgeous 19th century home with unobstructed views of the Charleston Harbor. After learning about Charleston history on a guided walking tour, visit the house for a peek inside the lives of Charleston’s elite class—and an unforgettable view.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00

Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour

Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour

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Discover the delights of the Charleston food scene on this walking tour. With a guide, you'll learn about the cuisine of the Lowcountry region as you explore this historic city and sample local food products such as stone-ground grits, pralines, collard greens, and South Carolina barbecue. Tour is limited to 12 people for a small-group experience.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00

3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Charleston w/ Private Tour Option

3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Charleston w/ Private Tour Option

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Skip the tourist traps and lose yourself in the flavors of true Charleston cuisine. Taste local delicacies like classic Carolina-style BBQ, historic She-Crab soup, and famous fried green tomatoes and, as with all of our tours, you'll also indulge in our decadent Secret Dish, which just might make you leave singing a happy song! Your local guide will steer you toward the very best spots to enjoy these classic Southern dishes.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$109.00
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$109.00
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Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

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Explore Charleston in an intimate horse-drawn carriage during this private tour. Get personalized attention from your guide while riding through the historic streets of the old walled town.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$265.00
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$265.00
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Myrtle Beach to Charleston with Horse & Carriage Ride, Harbor Cruise, Boone Hall
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Myrtle Beach to Charleston with Horse & Carriage Ride, Harbor Cruise, Boone Hall

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Enjoy a scenic journey to one of America's greatest historic treasures—Charleston, South Carolina, for a day of sightseeing, shopping, and dining. Experience the highlights of Charleston on a full sightseeing day trip from Myrtle Beach. Tour package includes a boxed lunch, a ride through the historic district in a traditional horse-drawn carriage, Charleston Harbor boat tour, a visit to Boone Hall Plantation with a guided tour, and a brief stop at the Old City Market. 
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
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$171.28
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Day Trips to Charleston Tour #7: See INSIDE Ft Sumter,Carriage Tour,Lunch & more

Day Trips to Charleston Tour #7: See INSIDE Ft Sumter,Carriage Tour,Lunch & more

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Escape beach crowds of Myrtle Beach and embark on a day trip to Charleston and Fort Sumter. Experience the best of Charleston as you explore the historic district in a horse-drawn carriage, shop in the city market, and enjoy a boat ride around Charleston Harbor. Then, head to Fort Sumter for a guided tour inside the national monument as well as a tour of Boone Hall Plantation.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$179.00
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$179.00

Guided Walking Ghost Tour in Charleston

Guided Walking Ghost Tour in Charleston

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Discover the spooky side of Charleston with a guided ghost tour. Set out on foot to explore a different side of Charleston and see city landmarks including Philadelphia Alley, St. Philip’s Church, and Charleston City Market. Hear stories about graverobbers and ghosts during this family-friendly, supernatural-focused walking tour. Get extra value with admission to the Halsey Gallery of Contemporary Art and Philip Simmons House included.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.90
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$35.90

Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston
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Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Travel back to Colonial times aboard a horse-drawn carriage and discover more than 300 years of history on this private, 1-hour tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches and gardens of yesteryear on this narrated tour around historic Charleston. Enjoy the romantic clip-clop sound as this educational adventure winds through the streets and learn about this ‘Holy City’ and its rich history and role in Civil War times. See the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, one of the most historic buildings in America, and much more. Hotel pickup/drop-off included. Price displayed is per carriage, please select quantity of one (1) during checkout to reserve one carriage. Each carriage can accomodate groups of 1-4 people.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$300.00
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Charleston Private Secret Food Tour

Charleston Private Secret Food Tour

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Discover local food and learn about the city and its history from a local Charlestonian on this private guided tour. Learn about Southern foods such as grits, fried oysters, and fried green tomatoes and the culture behind them, including how the African slave trade introduced ingredients to the local diet. This private tour provides a more intimate, personalized experience.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$217.46
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300 Years of War and Peacetime in Charleston: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

300 Years of War and Peacetime in Charleston: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Explore Charleston’s French Quarter and more at your own pace with this affordable walking tour. • Uncover the city’s connection to the slave trade, the Revolutionary and the Civil War and why George Washington stayed here for three days straight during his tour of the South • Hear from producer Phil Biedron, an actor and tour guide whose passion for history inspired him to craft this VoiceMap tour • Do it all in 90 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish • Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it • Use the virtual tour option at home Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code. The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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$11.99
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$11.99

Private Tour of Historic Charleston by Foot

Private Tour of Historic Charleston by Foot

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Discover four centuries of history with a private walking tour of Charleston. Meet your guide for a private city stroll and set out to see striking architecture and the scenic waterfront. Check out several popular landmarks including Rainbow Row, the French Huguenot Church, and Joe Riley Waterfront Park during the walk. Finish the tour with a visit to Charleston City Market.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
Price varies by group size
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$150.00
Price varies by group size

Day Trip to Charleston Tour #5: Bus Tour, Boone Plantation, Lunch and More

Day Trip to Charleston Tour #5: Bus Tour, Boone Plantation, Lunch and More

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We have packaged our Tour #5 in such a way that you will experience Charleston much better and less expensive than if you drove to Charleston from Myrtle Beach and attempted to tour Charleston on your own.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00
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