French Huguenot Church

The only one of its kind remaining in the US, the church traces its roots to French Huguenot refugees in the late 1600's.

Nearby Attractions

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Historic Charleston City Market
One of America's oldest markets, one could spend a day shopping and chatting with its 300+ entrepreneurs and munching on tasty local snacks.
St Philip's Church
The church remains the oldest operating European-American congregation, and has been a church in the city since the 1680's.
Rainbow Row
One of the most photographed streets in Charleston, Rainbow Row consists of thirteen brightly painted Georgian homes.
Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon
The Exchange was once owned by the British, the Confederacy, and the city of Charleston. It's the site where South Caroline ratified the US Constitution.
Charleston's French Quarter
Sitting within the original walled city of Charleston, the French Quarter neighborhood is a Nationally Registered Historical District.
Old Slave Mart Museum
The first museum opened to tell the story of slaves in America, the museum is operated by people who can trace their family roots to the Charleston slave trade.

Related Tours

Historic Charleston: 2-hour Private Highlights Walking Tour
With nearly four centuries of history, Charleston is jam-packed with stories waiting to be heard. Enjoy a walk through the pages of the country's history books and discover Charleston highlights, one of America's oldest cities - and one of its wealthiest preceding the Civil War. 

On your 2-hour private walking tour of Charleston, you will: 
  • Walk by the picturesque Rainbow Row and learn about why houses have maintained their colourful facades through the years;
  • Hear about the city's darker history and the impact of the slave trade on the city and state;
  • See the house where President George Washington stayed;
  • Hear about points of interest around the harbour like the Battery and Fort Sumter;
  • See the only still-practising French Huguenot Church in the country;
  • Stroll the stalls of crafts, produce, and local fare at the Historic Charleston City Market

Let yourself be transported into the romanticism of the painted houses and the beautiful waterfront. Enjoy the easy stroll in the city - Charleston is a flat city, and perfect for anyone looking to enjoy a day at a leisurely pace. 

On your private walking tour, your guide will discuss with you the first few centuries of the city - the way the slave trade evolved over the years, and the way the system made Charleston the wealthiest city in the South; then hear how the Civil War dismantled and destroyed the city's infrastructure. 

To walk in Charleston is to grapple with the complexity of its past while seeing the work it has done and continues to do to make its Southern hospitality inclusive and sincere to all. 


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