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Charleston: Self-Guided Audio History Walking Tour

Activity provider: VoiceMap

Charleston: Self-Guided Audio History Walking Tour

Activity provider: VoiceMap

From US$ 11.99 per person

Get the chance to know the rich history of Charleston on a self-guided audio walking tour. Enjoy the magic of GPS playback and immerse yourself in the legends and landmarks of Charleston.

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Duration 2 hours
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Audio guide included


  • Make memories for a lifetime on an audio tour of the history of Charleston
  • Uncover the connection of the city to the slave trade and the famous Civil War
  • Visit the beautiful Pineapple Foundation, Old Exchange and other buildings
  • Walk down memory lane to visit some of the oldest and best-preserved homes
  • Make use of the audio tour whenever you like with unlimited access to the app
Full description

Enjoy a journey of over 300 years of history in Charleston on a self-guided walking tour. Explore the French Quarter’s iconic sights, Old Customs House, and more at your own pace with the magic of an audio guide.

You will receive the download instructions after booking. Download the app and start the tour with your mobile phone as your guide.

Start your tour at the famous City Market and have a chance to grab a cup of coffee or a quick bite before stepping into a time machine to explore Charleston’s rich and fascinating past.

Visit the scenic Pineapple Foundation in Waterfront Park, Old Exchange, and the Provost Building. Take a stroll down memory lane to visit some of the city’s oldest and best-preserved homes.

Hear about the revolutionary Civil War and Charleston’s connection to the slave trade. Discover the facts about why George Washington stayed in the city for three days straight during his tour of the South.

You will know the significance of the pineapple in the area. Walk through the beautiful lanes and hear the stories behind the famous buildings of Charleston. 

  • Lifetime access to this tour in English
  • VoiceMap App for Android and iOS
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drink

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Meeting point

This is a self-guided audio tour so please reach the City Market at the corner of Meeting Street and S and N Market street. Please start the tour right under the two staircases.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Headphones
  • Charged Smartphone

Know before you go

  • The tour uses a mobile app. You will need to download the app and then use the voucher code provided to download the tour
  • It is a self-guided audio tour that you can start, pause, or restart at any time and complete at your own pace
  • You can download the tour at any time, before or after your booking date. It is best to download the tour before you set off for the starting point
  • When the download is complete, you will see a screen with a photo of the starting point and directions to it. The redstart button will become active when you are at the starting point
  • The tour follows a set route and includes turn-by-turn directions. It works best if you start it in the right place and follow the directions from one location to the next
  • You will need to use your own mobile device and headphones for this tour. The tour is only available in English
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Exciting way to explore the city! I look forward to listening again from home and checking another city on a new adventure!

June 13, 2022

July 9, 2022

Product ID: 416381