Charleston Horror Walk: Meet Ghosts of the Holy City

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2 miles
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Duration 1h - 1h 30m
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Explore the most haunted and mysterious places of the Holy City with this in-app audio tour
  • Learn how the Great Fire and the Civil War had changed Charleston forever
  • Hear about unsolved crimes, suicides, unhappy love and hanging of pirates
  • See the jail where the first American female serial killer was kept and hear her horrifying story
  • Feel the thrilling atmosphere while walking along cobblestone streets, old mansions and churches
Explore the dark side of the oldest city in South Carolina guided by this in-app audio tour! Charleston, a southern city steeped in history, is known for its well-preserved architecture, incredible restaurants, and rich culture. But there is a darker side to the city, and on that side, we’ll focus on over the course of this journey. The tour starts at the creepy place where the most notorious criminals were held — The Old City Jail known for its ghost stories. Scary legends often go hand in hand with love stories, and you will hear one of them while visiting the Unitarian Church graveyard. You will then marvel at the famed Dock Street Theater and be struck by the drama of Nettie Dickerson, which unfolded here two hundred years ago. The city's history is also connected with thrilling tales about pirates and convicts secured by the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon. If lucky, you will hear moans and groans of the deceased. We'll continue our tour at the oldest Church in the City of Charleston, St. Michael's Episcopal Church, this is the place that can boast of two ghosts with tragic life stories. On our way, we'll also stop by the most haunted hotels where you will hear some spine-chilling stories about suicides. The tour ends at the picturesque White Point Gardens. It commemorates the hanging of one of the most famous pirates in Charleston's history. Apart from that, it offers a stunning view of the Charleston Harbor that you can enjoy from under the old oaks.

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Secret haunted spots that even locals might not be familiar with
  • Earphones – you should bring your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Old Charleston Jail
Magazine Street, 21
White Point Garden
Murray Boulevard, 2
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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