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Tour Charleston - Ghosts of Charleston Tour

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Address: front of the Circular Fountain at Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: +1 800-979-3370
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I attended one of the ghost tours to the jail house. At first I was nervous because I wasn't sure what I would experience. Once the tour started it was up hill from there. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Charleston, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

I attended one of the ghost tours to the jail house. At first I was nervous because I wasn't sure what I would experience. Once the tour started it was up hill from there. I traveled with a group of about 13 people from my job. And to be honest, I did experience some paranormal activities. My cell phone began... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My friend, Lynn, and I travel, and we like ghost tours. Frank was our gude in Charleston, and we found his engaging manner and storytelling quite fun. Who knew all these things were occurring in the background. as a Unitarian Universalist myself, I particularly liked the graveyard portion of the tour. We have never seen a ghost, but we loved... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We chose the 7:30 tour. Ended up with a private tour, just two of us. Frank was our guide, he was wonderful. Full of interesting facts, with a little drama thrown in. This was not your typical spooky tour filled with scare tactics. The Unitarian Church Cemetery was fascinating. It was great, thanks Frank! ** Bundle up if it's winter.... More 

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Lyons, Kansas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Good history, but our guide was not very dramatic and it wasn't like a ghost hunter type of adventure.

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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We picked this tour among the others for its positive reviews and inclusion of the Unitarian Church Cemetery and were not disappointed. The tour began at the Waterfront Park fountain, our 7:30 group of 4 smaller than other groups encountered, which were much larger, giving us the advantage of complete mutual attention between guide and audience. Guide Cody gave local... More 

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Flat Rock, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We chose the late 9:30 tour, which started from the Waterfront Park. Ended up having a private tour, no one else joined us. Frank was our tour guide and he was fantastic! My 10 year old niece came home with great ghost stories. The Ghost of Charleston has exclusive privileges to the Unitarian Church Cemetery. We entered into the locked... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Maybe it was the tour guide, Frank, but the tour was exciting from the beginning to the end. The ghost stories are nice, but you learn a lot of history in the process - and you will not be bored, either. Made me really appreciate Charleston.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We booked the Ghosts of Charleston Tour, as it is the only company that takes you into the old Unitarian Church graveyard. The tour no longer leaves from Waterfront Park, rather we met at and left from somewhere along N Market St. Cody, our guide, was knowledgeable, and did have lots of interesting stories and information about historic Charleston. He... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My wife and I went on this tour hoping to see something... we most certainly did...I encourage all to bring a camera with a good flash. The tour guide was detailed, educated and well informed about the history and tales of the city. Charleston is a perfect city for this type of tour, dark and the low light settings help... More 

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Arlington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We had essentially a private tour--as it was a cold and windy night. But the kids had a lot of fun, and I enjoyed walking through the back alley ways and churchyards after dark. Definitely spooky.

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