Dark Side of Charleston Walking Tour

Dark Side of Charleston Walking Tour
18 Anson Street Charleston, SC 29401
1-800-717-9964  
Detail The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
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The lovely city of Charleston was not always a peaceful and friendly place and such will be exposed during The Dark Side of Charleston Walking Tour. A number of historical secrets lie in the beautiful architecture and smiling statues of the landscape. There is a dark past lurking about the streets that sneaks through the shadows of the night and whispers secrets of scandalous debauchery, political corruption, and sordid affairs.

A knowledgeable guide will take you through the streets and reveal a history full of brothels and a high society that seemed to possess everything but high morals. The stories of this tour will appall even those who think that they've heard it all before.

Sights on the tour include:

Old City Jail

- The Old City Jail was operational from 1802 up until the 1930s. Throughout the years, the jail held many murderers, gang robbers, 19th century pirates, and more people that hold a dark past in the city of Charleston.

Brothels of Historical Charleston

- During the walking tour, you will see a few historic buildings that were once brothels in the city of Charleston. The area took on their very own red-light district and you'll hear stories of the people and buildings that make up this historic area. Some date from the 1800s to early 1900s and hold tons of history and mystery to this day.

This is a one of a kind Charleston tour that delivers an uncensored view of the darkest legends that this city has tried to hide. If you have the courage to hear these sinister truths, then this is an opportunity that should not be passed up on this one-of-a-kind walking tour. Book this great activity and many other fun activities in the area when you adventure to Charleston today!

Frequently Asked Questions for Dark Side of Charleston Walking Tour:
  • Is there any walking involved?
    Yes, about 3/4 of a mile with frequent stops along the way.
  • Approximately how long does the Dark Side of Charleston Walking Tour last?
    The tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Due to the subject matter, this tour is for adults 18+.
  • What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
    Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
  • Where does the Dark Side of Charleston Walking Tour depart from?
    The tour departs from Bulldog Tours at 18 Anson Street Charleston, SC 29401 with a paid parking lot across the street.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Dark Side of Charleston Walking Tour?
    Both photography and video cameras are permitted.
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Frank Campione
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"It was excellent."
Wife & i took this tour with bulldog tours last week. It was excellent. Lots of juicy info about charleston's seedier history. Check it out.
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Erin Dunlevee
KS
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"This tour was one-of-a-kind!"
This tour was one-of-a-kind! Never have i gotten to see such an in-depth look at what a city's history really was. Just made me enjoy charleston even more. My husband and i can't wait to come back.
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Nicole
Springfield
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"This tour was really cool."
This tour was really cool. Usually with tours it is the typical city guided tours. This one, however, takes a deeper look into the real side of life in the olden days. Really interesting and insightful.
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Lyn Jones
VA
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"Definitely had a great time"
Definitely had a great time touring and learning about the history of charleston, sc!! Would recommend warmer weather when taking this walk around at night lol. If you love history, you would love this!!
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