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79 E Bay St # 107, Charleston, SC 29401-2544
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Horse Carriage Rides
Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Tour
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Follow the history of the South Carolina port city of Charleston, which dates back more than 300 years, on a horse-drawn carriage tour. Save time by seeing the main highlights of the city’s past, including those from the Civil War era, from a comfortable perch as you travel across 30 blocks of the historic district.
$30.00 per adult
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While this is a great place to see, without a tour guide, I suspect I would have found it very underwhelming. Rainbow Row, though a great photo op, doesn't offer much historical value, as it was painted in the 1900's. I recommend doing the walking tour that incorporates a visit
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Homes of the from days past. These are beautiful homes built prior to the Civil War and into the late 19th Century. Beautiful to see. The cost a fortune to maintain. The local historical department in the city goverentment controls what and how work can be done on them. You
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The houses themselves are very pretty and unique, but the area has been over taken by people desperate to get their selfies. I completely understand wanting to take pictures around/in front of various historic places (I do the same) but there are so many young people
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You see the image of Rainbow Row on towels, paintings, and tons of touristy trinkets. It's a bunch of neighboring houses painted pretty colors. Go to any beach along the Gulf or southern Atlantic coast and you'll see the same thing.
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Rainbow Row is not just a place for a beautiful picture. It also has an interesting history! Definitely a must-see during a trip to Charleston.
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