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Twisted Charleston Tours

72 reviews
Charleston, SC, USA
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About Twisted Charleston Tours
Pirates, Prostitutes and Punch Houses. An unfiltered look at Charleston's dark past. All the history of a standard tour, plus Twisted stories they don't teach in school. A must do!
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The Civil War In Charleston
2 reviews
This is a walking tour of Charleston highlighting the Civil War from start to finish in our city. It begins at 158 Church Street, Charleston Charleston, South Carolina at 10 a.m. Monday through Sunday. We walk past many historic sites such as churches, Civic buildings and houses on our way to the battery where we will discuss the many battles that took place here in Charleston. The price is $24.95 for adults and $15.95 for children over 6
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$24.95 per adult
10 reviews
This isn’t a typical historical walking tour—your local host aims to show you the naughty side of Charleston. Learn about the city’s history through the eyes of its more unsavory characters like the resident prostitutes, pirates, criminals, and corrupt individuals who have called the city home since its founding in 1670.
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$24.95 per adult
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Don was awesome! Tour was awesome! We loved getting to know the "other side" of the city. Definitely a must do!

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Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don was great. Very knowledgeable. We loved his story telling and visuals. Throughly wonderful tour I would recommend!

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was fantastic! I’ve been to Charleston many times and Don shared information I’ve never heard before. He is very knowledgeable.

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great tour of historic Charleston. The tour guide is a Charleston native who knows his history through and through. Highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Charleston.

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Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ethan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this after picking up flyer at visitors center. I liked the twist that it would cover more of the darker side of Charleston. The tour didn’t disappoint. The subjects covered were the seedier side of old Charleston, but told in a viewpoint of the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank rwbw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I attended the Twisted Charleston's Tragical Hystory Tour(aka Dark Side of History - listed on the flyer)- See Flyer attached in the photos. The tour was given by a third generation Charlestonian named Don. I loved this as many of the locations had family meaning...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Robyn F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an excellent tour and history of Charleston! We did a bus tour in the morning, but we learned so much on this walking tour with Don! He was very intersting to listen to and knew a ton of information about Charleston's histry. He...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

We were looking for something outside of a normal historical tour. Don provided exactly that. I feel we did get most of the traditional history, how the city was founded and evolved, the famous guests from Washington to Lafayette to Lee and the major events...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jason S
Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

Amazing history and stories of landmarks in Charleston. Don provided great historical detail but didn't leave out the interesting twists and drama of life in the 17 and 1800’s. He also makes you feel like your on your very own personal tour no matter the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

Don was very knowledgable and entertaining. He did a great job mixing Charleston lore and Civil War history. We also enjoyed his knowledge of architecture & design of many of the houses and building in Charleston. A very fun tour

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Date of experience: March 2019
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toried
May 6, 2019|
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Response from Don H | Property representative |
Both of our tours are walking tours. They take about an hour and a half but much of that time is not spent walking but either sitting or standing. Thank you for your question
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Sarah K
October 3, 2018|
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Response from Don H | Property representative |
Hi Sarah. It really depends on the child and what age were talking about. We recommend 16 or over due to some adult content such as prostitution and alcoholism,there is also discussion of a couple of murderers on the tour... More
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