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St. Philip's Church

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Address: 142 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401-2898
Phone Number: 843 722-7734
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Attended Christmas Eve services here, and was very impressed with the interior. Acoustics are wonderful, as were the voices of the youth choirs. While this place has been... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2016
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Attended Christmas Eve services here, and was very impressed with the interior. Acoustics are wonderful, as were the voices of the youth choirs. While this place has been immaculately cared for and preserved, one of my favorite features is the uneven floor at the top of the right staircase. It isn't dangerous - but gave me the feeling of walking... More 

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Hawley, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The church interior is grand and beautifully restored; the real treat is wandering the churchyard reading inscriptions, and reflecting. Well worth a visit.

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Matthews, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Stop in at the church. Their gates are generally open and you can walk around their amazing cemeteries. The building itself is really beautiful and a great spot for photography, but I really enjoy the old cemeteries and trees.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This cathedral is not to,be missed for its importance to Charleston & the U.S. The architecture is magnificent & the adjoining cemetery holds many important historical figures.

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Joshua
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

This old church has a much older cemetery. Many of the early settlers like my 6th grt grandpa Robert Daniell are buried here. Through the years some of the headstones have been damaged because of flooding. Robert Daniell was a governor of SC & he's buried under the pathway in a crypt with his wife, some of his kids, her... More 

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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

St. Philip's brings back so many memories for me of weekends spent in The Holy City. The church is beautiful inside and out and the grounds are equally enticing. Take time to linger and take in the history surrounding the church and its neighborhood.

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Jefferson City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

We visit here every time we visit Charleston. We love the building inside and out. We love to walk around out side and read the tombstones it gives you a real feel of the history of the area.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

St. Phillip's was our French Quarter Inn window view, neat. Victoria and I checked out the graveyard both during the day and at night, wow! Take the time to read some of those amazing dates and names on those headstones. Worth the visit.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Nice for a nice walk, in order to see the tombs of people who been buried almost 200 years ago. And also for a reason Charleston is called The Holy City, there are lots and lots of churches everywhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

St. Philip's Church is a beautiful structure and its services are lovely. It is located in the heart of downtown.

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