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Address: Charleston, SC
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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A pleasant walk, down a quaint old alley in the South.

My wife really wanted to walk down this alley when we visited Charleston and I'm glad we did. We visited the area early Sunday morning, just as folks were headed to church. It was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Dover, Delaware
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Dover, Delaware
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70 reviews 70 reviews
28 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My wife really wanted to walk down this alley when we visited Charleston and I'm glad we did. We visited the area early Sunday morning, just as folks were headed to church. It was quiet and it was beautiful. The lush colors and plants, the old buildings and cobblestones and the quiet solitude of a Charleston Sunday made this almost... More 

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Indiana
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Nice little alleyway. It is pretty during the day, we first were here on a ghost tour. It has nice scenery but don't go out of your way to see it.

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Atlanta
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93 reviews 93 reviews
25 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Yes this is a nice alley with a colorful history and a few nice homes along the path, but there are many other little alleys like this in Charleston. Just walk south of Broad Street toward the battery along East Bay, Church Street, or Meeting Street and duck into any of the several little alleys along the way to view... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Surprisingly a beautiful area that we did not expect to see. We saw this with the tour guide was able to give us background on the duels held here. It looks like something out of a Disney movie!

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florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This was apparently also called duelers alley. Lots of photo oportunities along this little side street. Definitely worth the few extra minutes to enjoy.

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Miami, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

During our recent visit to Charleston I made a point to find and walk down Philadelphia Alley because of some reviews that said how beautiful the stroll was and how good it was for pictures. And I will agree with them. However, there are far prettier locations for pictures and a lot nicer cobble stone street to photograph or on... More 

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La Salle, Illinois
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92 reviews 92 reviews
62 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Nice quiet shady place to walk with less traffic than main streets. It was cooler here due to shade, which was a nice break.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My wife and I walked down Philadelphia alley during late evening in October 2014. This is a nice walk and welll worth the 5 or 10 minutes to stroll.

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Lugoff, South Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

If you love cobblestone streets and cool, quiet walkways, this is a must. It is a short ally and easy to find. Just be mindful of the tour groups who frequent the alley if you venture on your own.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

A place to escape and certainly a walk in the past. Can seat on the steps of Footlight Players and just meditate.

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