Circular Congregational Church

Circular Congregational Church: Our most recommended tours and activities

Charleston: Haunted Carriage Evening Tour

1. Charleston: Haunted Carriage Evening Tour

Listen to spine-tingling tales of prisoners, rogues, and pirates that make up the history of Charleston. Cover over 300 years of history from the comfort of your carriage. Mysterious alleys and cobblestones await as your expert guide leads you through Historic Charleston on a 40-minute Haunted Carriage Tour. Start the tour at Old South Carriage Company's stables where the tour explores the 15 block core that comprises Historic Charleston. Along the way you will see Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon, Circular Congregational Church and Graveyard, Charleston City Market, and St. Michael's Episcopal Church. All tour guides of this activity are members of the Palmetto Guild, which indicates that they have successfully passed a comprehensive examination of the history of Charleston.

Charleston: Haunted Bar Crawl with Tarot Reading

2. Charleston: Haunted Bar Crawl with Tarot Reading

Get an insider's view of Charleston's paranormal history on a walking tour with an expert local guide. Begin your urban walking adventure by meeting your guide on the steps of the US Customs House. Make your way to one of Charleston's most notorious bars and listen to ghost stories and tales of Charleston’s darker side while enjoying your favorite beverage. From the bar, walk towards a graveyard where you will learn how to spot a ghost and the spirits of those who still roam the streets. Turn the corner and walk towards a very different, but equally spooky bar. Finish the evening with more history and ghost stories and a tarot reading.

Charleston: Self-Guided Ghost Tour

3. Charleston: Self-Guided Ghost Tour

Hear scary stories, discover spooky legends, and learn about Charleston's dark side on an eerie self-guided walking tour. Charged smartphone in hand, set out on a ghoulish tour that takes you to Charleston's most haunted sites. Listen to ghost stories like the legend of the woman in black, the haunting of the Dock Street Theater, St. Philips Church and the Ghost of the Weeping Woman, and many more. Stop outside haunted pubs, using the opportunity to refuel with a quick bite or beer before continuing your adventure. The tour is app-based and uses GPS navigation, so you can go at your own pace and take the tour at any time, even exploring the city during the witching hour if you like. 

Charleston: Haunted History Tour - Learn to see a Ghost

4. Charleston: Haunted History Tour - Learn to see a Ghost

Learn how to see a ghost and explore one of the most haunted cities in the world. Discover the city's 350-year history through stories of graveyards, ghosts, and ghouls. Stand in front of the most haunted graveyards in Charleston's historic district. Hear stories of the most photographed ghost in America and see the most robbed grave in Charleston. Walk down Philadelphia Alley where gunfighters and robber barons met their fate. Learn how conflicts of the old world were resolved with violence and how those who perished still haunt the city today. From each ticket sold, $1 will be donated to the Halsey Gallery and the Philip Simmons Foundation.

Charleston: Miracle Mile Church and Cemetery Walking Tour

5. Charleston: Miracle Mile Church and Cemetery Walking Tour

Discover Charleston's past with a guided walking tour of the French Quarter, including 7 churches, 6 cemeteries, and many more historical landmarks. Learn why Charleston is dubbed the Holy City while exploring St. Michael's Cemetery, John Lining House, Dock Street Theater, and West Cemetery. Follow your guide around Charleston's French Quarter, listening closely as they detail Charleston's historic and religious past. Wander by over 15 landmarks such as St. Michael's Cemetery, West Cemetery, French Huguenot Church, Unitarian Church and Cemetery, Gage Hall, Washington Park, and more.

Charleston: Historic Cemeteries and Churchyards Walking Tour

6. Charleston: Historic Cemeteries and Churchyards Walking Tour

Take in the peaceful ambience of historic churchyards on a guided walking tour of Charleston's cemeteries. Get in touch with the former lives of the city's residents and learn the unique stories each grave holds. Stroll through beautiful scenery of tree-lined paths and listen to the birds. Meet your guide at St. Philip's Church and get to know your group as you head off towards the first cemetery. Be transported back to the Colonial era as you listen to tales of famous former residents. Enjoy your own peace and quiet as you stroll under the trees moving with the wind and try to connect with the history of the city. Visit the tombs of past governors and Episcopal bishops and admire the traditional architecture of the churches.

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What people are saying about Circular Congregational Church

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 137 reviews

Bruce was spectacular he was so informative. You could tell he loves his city and takes pride in sharing the uniqueness of it. This was the highlight of our day.

It was definitely worth the money! Our guide had a great sense of humor and was extremely knowledgeable. Great fun! Wayne was awesome as well

Our guide, Star, really made the experience so enjoyable. So was so enthusiastic and full of information about all we saw!

Had a great guide. Enjoyable & fun time. Henry’s bar & grill next door is a cool place for food & drinks afterwards.

Fun stories woven in with Charleston history. Our guide was great and the horse Ben was a sweetie!