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St. Michael's Church

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Address: 71 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2902
Phone Number: +1 843-723-0603
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Charleston's oldest church has been tolling its bells on the hour since...

Charleston's oldest church has been tolling its bells on the hour since 1764.

Dynamic Downtown Worship in the Anglican Tradition

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Four Corners of Law... representing God's Law

Nestled squarely between Meeting Street and Broad Street this church with it's iconic steeple is a Charleston landmark. It's often closed for weddings and functions but truly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nestled squarely between Meeting Street and Broad Street this church with it's iconic steeple is a Charleston landmark. It's often closed for weddings and functions but truly lovely inside with deep dark amazing woodwork and what a history!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Strongly influenced by St Martin's in the Field in London, this gorgeous Anglican Episcopal church is almost as old. With beautiful woodwork inside and a stunning Georgian design from 1761 outside, this church has been central to the life of Charleston's elite throughout its history, and many are buried in its fascinating graveyard. A real touchstone of Charleston's history and... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We entered this beautiful church during a walking tour of the city. The oldest surviving religious structure in the city is filled with unique architecture. The individual pews with locks were fascinating and the stained glass designed and made by Tiffany is beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

interesting historical church. Pew where George Washington sat is there to view. My family and I enjoyed stopping to see this church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is so different from the large catholic cathedral we just visited; from the exterior architecture to the heavy wooden interior frame. The alter is less ornate, but very inviting as it sets deep into the stained glass focal point. The raised alter sermon station is reminder of the old churches in New England. Beautiful detail and very warm.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a gorgeous church. We actually walked around the cemetery as well and that was super interesting . Lots of history packed in a beautiful spot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a grand old church with a rich history and in that regard similar to many others in the historic district. It is distinctive in the richness and elegance of the interior and most of all the incredible Stain Glass St. Michael you will find behind the altar. Wow!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The architecture and history of this building are marvelous. A beautiful stop on your tour of historic Charleston.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this church, with its magnificent Tiffany windows, on a sultry summers day (heat index 117 degrees). The cool interior was welcoming and the architecture and decorations simply amazing. Don't leave Charleston without visiting this beautiful church.

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice location, paid tribute. Would love to attend a service at some time. Beautiful church overall

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