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Charleston History Tours, Picture Perfect

Address: 96 Meeting Street, Washington Park, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: 843.901.9283
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Ranked #13 of 190 Activities in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Experience Charleston’s incomparable beauty, unique history and flourishing preservation with your acclaimed guide, Joyce Weir, whose knowledge of Charleston heritage, culture, and architecture is unmatched. Your 2 hour tour can be customized to what interests you most, which may include magnificent mansions, mysterious graveyards, graceful gardens, Revolutionary and Civil War sites, secret passageways, cobblestone streets,slave history. Got a camera? Photo tips provided! Tours depart 7 days a week at 96 Meeting Street in Washington Park. 9am in July and August. 10am the rest of the year. Reservations required.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Joyce's walking tours were the best walking tours I have ever taken. She is packed with interesting facts and stories about Charleston's rich history. She takes you on a tour of a city that is like walking through an open air museum with the most perfect guide you could ever dream of having.

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PicturePerfectWalks, Owner at Charleston History Tours, Picture Perfect, responded to this review

Eyal, What a guy! So glad you took the time to post a review. I certainly appreciate it! I enjoyed your company tremendously! You were an asset to my tour group! I wish you the best, continued success and hope to see you again. Thank you kindly, Joyce Weir More

Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This was a wonderful walking tour of Charleston. The tour guide (Joyce) was fantastic and extremely knowledge of the history of the city. Well beyond our expectations and would highly recommend it. Worth every cent.

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Mission Viejo, CA
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Our 2-1/2-hour walking tour was part of a vacation package we won on an auction, so we weren't sure whether or not it would be worth our time. We were very impressed with Joyce Weir and the excellent tour she provided of the city she loves. She provided so much history and information about the city, expertly guiding us through... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This is the best walking tour I have ever taken, and I have taken a bunch over the years! I moved here two years ago and have done 4 walks with Joyce. She knows how to pack history and photography into a delightful walk through this historic city, and brings the story to life in a charming manner. When guests... More

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Potomac, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Fantastic 2 hour walking tour of the historical and other sites in Charleston. Joyce, the tourguide, was full of fascinating information on architecture, religion, politics, law, history and even current events. Joyce was able to sense what we were interested in, and she focused on those things, changing the emphasis in subtle ways as the tour progressed. Also, she saw... More

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Tampa, Florida, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were so glad we did this tour the first day there. It gave us the historical perspective for all the rest to come. I can't say enough good things about Joyce. She was personable, knowledgeable and entertaining. Thanks for a great experience, Joyce!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Loved all the history in Charleston and Folly Beach. We stayed at Folly Beach.Awesome!!!!! Bowens Seafood Restaurant cannot be beat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I couldn't agree more with the other comments regarding Joyce's knowledge, enthusiasm and overall love for Charleston and her job! Not only did I learn so much history of this amazing city, but Joyce showed us how to take beautiful pictures! That was an added bonus!

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san antonio, texas
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91 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Independent guide Joyce Weir left Long Island, NY 11 years ago to check out life in Charleston and she never went back. She absolutely loves her adopted home and her 2-hour walking tour is evident of it. Along the way, she'll stop at some of the best spots to take photos, and she'll give tips on how to "frame" the... More

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18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This was a walking tour that covered the area inside the city walls. She provided you with a good deal of history while showing you ways to get the postcard perfect picture. She even gave tips on using your camera if you needed it. I would love to do her other tour that does the outer part of the city... More

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