Religious Walking Tour in Greenville, Greenville (Self Guided)

There are many interesting religious buildings in the city of Greenville. You will see churches of different denominations; for example, there are orthodox temples and Catholic and Baptist churches. Take this self-guided tour to visit the most beautiful religious sites in Greenville.
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Religious Walking Tour in Greenville Map

Guide Name: Religious Walking Tour in Greenville
Guide Location: USA » Greenville (See other walking tours in Greenville)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km
Author: vickyc
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Mattoon Presbyterian Church

1) Mattoon Presbyterian Church

Mattoon Presbyterian Church is located in the historic downtown area of Greenville. It is built from red brick and the church features stained glass arched windows. You will see historic markers around the church. The building of the church is rather plain, topped with a simple cross.
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Holy Trinity Anglican Church

2) Holy Trinity Anglican Church

Holy Trinity Anglican Church is a church that has kept its English heritage in design, style and traditional worship. It is located in the old and historical downtown area of Greenville. The building of the church was constructed from stone and has the appearance of an ancient edifice. The church is topped with crosses.
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St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral

3) St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral

St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral is a very beautiful religious building designed in the orthodox style. It was built recently, in 1993. Inside the cathedral, you can see amazing religious art such as icons, stained glass windows, and many rich golden decorations. You can also see how the traditional worship is performed.
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Buncombe Street United Methodist Church

4) Buncombe Street United Methodist Church

Buncombe Street United Methodist Church is a large and impressive modern building downtown. This church building boasts a large white staircase that leads to the porch decorated with white columns. The church was established in 1834.
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St. Mary's Catholic Church

5) St. Mary's Catholic Church

St. Mary's Catholic Church is a large and beautiful edifice built from red brick. The church has a tower topped with pear and cross. You will see stained glass windows that depict many biblical scenes. The interior of the church is richly decorated in religious art.
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First Presbyterian Church

6) First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church is a large church in the center of the city. It consists of several connected buildings of different shapes, and there are towers and spires. It is colored in white. The church dates back to 1848, but the building has been recently renovated. The main features of the church are a Casavant pipe organ and the stained glass windows.
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Downtown Baptist Church

7) Downtown Baptist Church

Downtown Baptist Church is a large beautiful church with one high tower colored in green. An impressive stair leads to the large porch that is decorated with columns. The columns make this church look like an ancient Greek edifice. This church is a landmark church of the city.
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Second Presbyterian Church

8) Second Presbyterian Church

Second Presbyterian Church is located in the historic district, the West End of Greenville. It is a large beautiful church, built from red brick. The church features a tower topped with a cross. Different parts of the church are of different heights with certain decorations on the tops and the walls.

Walking Tours in Greenville, South Carolina

Create Your Own Walk in Greenville

Create Your Own Walk in Greenville

Creating your own self-guided walk in Greenville 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.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Greenville boasts some very beautiful and unique landmarks that feature amazing architecture, monumental buildings, parks and picturesque places with waterfalls. Take this self-guided tour to visit the most remarkable attractions in Greenville.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 km
Nightlife Walking Tour in Greenville

Nightlife Walking Tour in Greenville

The best nightlife in Greenville is in the city's downtown and the West End districts. There are many bars along the streets that offer entertainment, good drinks and live music in many styles, from rock to folk. Take this self-guided tour to experience the best nightlife in Greenville.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Museums and Art Galleries in Greenville

Museums and Art Galleries in Greenville

There are many interesting museums and modern art galleries in Greenville. You can contemplate the works in the city's art museum or learn about the history of the area in the history museum. There are also children's museums. Take this self-guided tour to visit the museums and art galleries of Greenville.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Greenville for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Greenville has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Greenville, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.