Charleston Downtown Churches Tour, Charleston

Charleston Downtown Churches Tour, Charleston

Charleston is also sometimes called the Holy City. That is because of the large number of churches in the city. The city has many outstanding and fascinating religious structures. Take the following walk to see the most popular churches in Downtown Charleston.
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Charleston Downtown Churches Tour Map

Guide Name: Charleston Downtown Churches Tour
Guide Location: USA » Charleston (See other walking tours in Charleston)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km
Author: alice
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St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

1) St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church is a very beautiful church dating back to the year of 1836. It is an active church in the community. Besides its religious services, it organizes many other community and charity activities. It also has space for wedding...   view more
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St. John's Reformed Episcopal Church

2) St. John's Reformed Episcopal Church

St. John's Reformed Episcopal Church is very popular with locals as well as with tourists. It was founded in 1850 and is a beautiful Gothic structure with a magnificent interior. The church still has its old charm and is very active within the...   view more
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Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

3) Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church was developed especially for people of color and is also known as “Mother Emanuel”. It is also the oldest African Methodist Episcopal Church in the entire world, built in 1891 in the Gothic Revival...   view more
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Citadel Square Baptist Church

4) Citadel Square Baptist Church

Citadel Square Baptist Church was the fourth Baptist church built in Charleston, South Carolina. The church began as an outgrowth of the First Baptist Church when, in 1854, a dozen members sought permission to establish a new church for the upper peninsula. The new church was to have been known as the Fourth Baptist Church but, when an existing Baptist church closed, leaving only three Baptist churches, the name was changed to Citadel Square Baptist Church. The name refers to the church's...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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St. Matthew's Lutheran Church

5) St. Matthew's Lutheran Church

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church is a very beautiful structure located on King Street in the city of Charleston. Through usage and custom the Church is now known as St. Matthew's German Evangelical Lutheran Church or St. Matthew's Lutheran Church and is a member of the South Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. It represents a very active religious community and runs the Community Outreach Center that helps people in need. St. Matthew's Lutheran Church...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Second Presbyterian Church

6) Second Presbyterian Church

The Second Presbyterian Church is considered to be the oldest Presbyterian structure in Charleston, it was built in 1809 by James and John Gordon. It is a very beautiful structure and is registered in the National Register of Historic Places. The church has been restored numerous times since it's foundation, but it still keeps its...   view more
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New Tabernacle Fourth Baptist Church

7) New Tabernacle Fourth Baptist Church

The New Tabernacle Fourth Baptist Church is not only a beautiful sight and a religious place with regular services, it is also a place for various, interesting community and cultural activities like concerts, festivals and other events that are hosted...   view more

Walking Tours in Charleston, South Carolina

Create Your Own Walk in Charleston

Create Your Own Walk in Charleston

Creating your own self-guided walk in Charleston is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Charleston Art and Culture Walk

Charleston Art and Culture Walk

Charleston was founded in 1670 and is a great tourist destination that offers you some of the most amazing, old and interesting tourist attractions. There is some great art and culture to be visited and enjoyed. Take the following tour to see it all.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km
Charleston’s Downtown History Museums Walk

Charleston’s Downtown History Museums Walk

Charleston is very famous for its large number of historic houses and history museums. Take the tour below to see some of the most famous and interesting history museums in Downtown Charleston. Take this walking tour and you will learn more about history of Charleston.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km
Charleston Nightlife Walking Tour

Charleston Nightlife Walking Tour

Downtown Charleston is full of very interesting and entertaining spots, bars, nightclubs, discotheques, etc. There are places that cater to people of all ages and tastes. Take the walking tour below to see some of the most popular night spots in Downtown Charleston.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Charleston Downtown Architecture Walk

Charleston Downtown Architecture Walk

Charleston is a very beautiful city, with a rich history, famous for its southern hospitality. Those who like architecture will find some marvelous buildings, structures, churches, mansions and other outstanding sights here. Take the tour below to see some of the most beautiful Downtown architecture.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Charleston is the oldest and the largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Known for its rich history, well-preserved architecture, distinguished restaurants, and mannerly people, Charleston is a popular tourist destination and has received a large number of accolades, including "America's Most Friendly City" and also "The most polite and hospitable city in America". It is also home to some amazing and interesting art galleries, historic houses and museums, astonishing churches and architectural structures. Take the walk below to see some of the most popular and interesting tourist attractions in Charleston.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 km
Charleston Downtown Art Galleries Walk

Charleston Downtown Art Galleries Walk

Charleston is a very beautiful, southern city, with a rich history and very friendly people. It is also home to some amazing and interesting art galleries and museums. Take the following driving tour and discover Charleston's most appreciated art galleries.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km