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The Original Pub Tour of Charleston

40 North Market Street, Charleston, SC 29401 (Downtown)
843-577-5535
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Ranked #39 of 158 activities in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: Check out our one-of-a-kind Original Pub Tour of Charleston! Based upon similar pub tours in Europe, it has been featured in the Atlanta Journal... more » Owner description: Check out our one-of-a-kind Original Pub Tour of Charleston! Based upon similar pub tours in Europe, it has been featured in the Atlanta Journal Constitution and the Wall Street Journal. The Pub Tour is a fun and unique tour, which includes visits to many historic pubs (some with rooftop views of the city), old taverns frequented by pirates, breweries haunted by ghosts, a dose of history, and a chance to sample some of the area’s tasty micro-brews on tap. The Pub Tour is definitely the most exciting way to see the city of Charleston (and most popular), and it often sells out quickly. Buy tickets now so you don’t miss out on such a cool tour! « less
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Middletown, New Jersey
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

The Pub Tour was a fun and casual way to learn about Charleston. Our guide, Dane, brought us to unique and interesting bars that each had their own history attached to them. Also, he took us past historic and noteworthy parts of Charleston. The laid back setting allowed all the people on the tour to be comfortable and friendly with... More

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Bensalem, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

We happened on this tour by chance. We had four great stops with good appetizers with another couple and our guide, Dane, ending with a stop on a roof top. It was a high-light of our trip to Charleston! Also, learned a thing or two!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This was our first time to Charleston so we didn't know anything about the city. We found this tour on Market St. (close to our hotel) and we couldn't have stumbled upon a better gem of a tour! I wanted to hear about the history and we also wanted to have some food and drinks down in the old section... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

We decided to go on this pub tour on a whim after dinner our first night in town. At the last second we pulled the trigger and are very happy we did. Daniel did a great job creating a very informal experience that was both informational and fun. We went to 4 bars total and were provided an app at... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Daniel was awesome.. Very personable and very knowledgable about the city... Knew more than just the bars he took us to. Had a great time on a great tour!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

I went on this "tour" with 6 of my best friends. We each paid $30, so in total we spent $210! There was another couple on the tour with us, so 9 people total, plus our tour guide. Drinks are not included on this, you buy your own. There was very little history presented. It seemed like our tour guide... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Had a great tour to 4 pubs in 3 hours. Lots of history and fun. Our guide walked us through the history of Charleston from its beginning till today. The owner was an informative and well spoken young man. We would definitely do this another time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

It was a cold rainy day that turned into a wonderful evening. My group's tour guide Daniel showed my group around a bit of Charleston through a eventful pub crawl. Daniel was informative, professional, incredibly personable and charming. There was history, delicious appetizers, and local brews. Daniel knows his beers. It was a great time and if I am ever... More

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Austin, Texas
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

It’s always fun to come across someone who loves their job. This happened recently when I took this tour! Mind you, if you’re looking for an in-depth history of Charleston & its earliest beginnings, the psychology of those who were there first, etc., go look somewhere else. But if you’re looking for a casual afternoon or evening guided pub crawl... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Good beer, good company - just the two of us and a couple from Washington plus Daniel the knowledgeable guide. Eclectic choice of pubs and beers and a couple of good appetizers to boot! Want to spend a afternoon that gets better as the beers go down. Try this. Book hotel room or taxi for afterwards.

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