Philadelphia Alley

Philadelphia Alley, Charleston: Address, Philadelphia Alley Reviews: 4.5/5

Philadelphia Alley
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Kersten S
Tulsa, OK56 contributions
Lovely little alleyway near St. Phillips church.
May 2021
A beautiful alleyway to enjoy while walking around Church Street area in Charleston. Look up the history of the alleyway, also known as dueling alley, before going. It is shaded.
Written June 9, 2021
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lucycan
Minneapolis, MN2,736 contributions
Must do in Charleston
May 2021
This is a great find! It looks like it might be a private area but its a public alley and you can see the backs of many awesome old houses along the way. A must do!
Written May 28, 2021
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robmillermail
New Port Richey, FL52 contributions
Historic and scenic Philadelphia Alley
Feb 2021
Best enjoyed late and in the rain with a grand storyteller at your side. Historic old duels, stories of love, rejection, brothels, theatre, etcetera. Worth at least a half-hour stroll if not with a tour.
Written February 16, 2021
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taangel179
York, PA287 contributions
Picturesque!
Aug 2020 • Family
I am so happy we found this picture perfect alley. This alley has tons of character, history and shade. We even found a brick with finger prints in it. I wish we would have sought out more alleys like this one.
Written August 3, 2020
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kbm22
63 contributions
Quaint walk
Nov 2019 • Family
We enjoyed a beautiful walk through the alley while we were exploring the local area. The alley has a nice mix of plantings and the creative touches by the building owners adds to the quaintness.
Written December 1, 2019
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CharlieV2011
Chicago, IL1,466 contributions
Research This Alley Before Visiting!
Jul 2019 • Solo
If you do a walking tour, you may go through this cool historic alley and pick up some historic tidbits. It truly is a nice alley. If you are not doing a tour, research duels, research the name, and take a look at the houses and the “bolt” like attachments on the houses. Fascinating history in a small, but beautiful alley!
Written July 1, 2019
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EvanGuthrie
Charleston, SC7,185 contributions
Philadelphia Alley
May 2019 • Solo
Philadelphia Alley in Charleston is one of my favorite alleyways and secret passages and walkways in the city. I like the hidden nature of the alley that allows you to discover it when walking and that it encourages you to walk the length of it from Queen Street to Cumberland Street or the other way around. The alley provides plenty of shade on a warm day and seems to be cooler with all of the trees around it. I like that there is a historical marker that explains the history and name of the alley. The alley is well maintained and seems to be very clean even with all of the foot traffic and dog walkers that come through. I like that it is easy to take good photos here and that the alley has so many good angles and plenty of stories to tell.
Written June 29, 2019
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rtfi
Iowa Falls, IA38 contributions
Neat little Alley
Feb 2019 • Family
This is such a neat little place to visit. Very cool area to take some pictures!! Only thing disappointing were the garbage cans that were in the alley.
Written February 9, 2019
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EFW2014
Woolwich, ME870 contributions
Very scenic and smells wonderful
Feb 2019 • Couples
The alley is lined with plants and flowers. The locals have done a nice job making an alley a tourist spot! Worth the stop if your walking up Queen st.
Written February 6, 2019
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Tciwater
Stuart, FL359 contributions
Cool little alley!
Dec 2018 • Family
This was right around the corner from our hotel. Was a nice little stroll down a quaint little alley. Near to see the entrances to some of the homes along the alley.
Written December 11, 2018
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