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Charleston South Carolina

by WCC on February 22, 2013

in North America

Charleston is a seaport city that is located in South Carolina. Having sustained very little property damage during the civil war, Charleston offers many historic sites to visit. The city is also unique in its aspect of having no tall buildings because of the height ordinance restriction in the city. The city is a popular destination for both local as well as domestic tourists.

Since the city of Charleston still has many of its historic landmarks, it is the primary attraction for tourists. Some of the more popular landmarks and museums include the battery and white point gardens, which feature

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elegant historic mansions, some of having been sold for twenty million dollars, Fort Sumter, which is an island site from the civil war and mostly in ruins, but with markers indicating where everything used to be, The Citadel,

which is a historic military college and Randolph Hall, which is a popular movie making site for the civil war.  There are also many museums that tell the history of the city like Charleston Museum, Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum and Gibbes Museum of Art.

The tourists more interested or simply curious about the religious history of the city, Charleston has many historical places of worship that can be visited. Some of them include the Circular Congregational Church, French Huguenot Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church and Cathedral of St John the Baptist.

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Aside from the historic landmarks and buildings, Charleston also many other places of attraction like the Arthur Ravenel Bridge, which is the longest cable stay bridge in this part of America, Liberty Square, which offers a great view of the Ravenel Bridge, Waterfront Park, Gray line of Charleston and Fireproof Building, which is a national historic landmark that was built in 1827.

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For those who want to spend a relaxing day or simply have fun, Charleston features a number of places that are suited to the tastes of those people. Tourists can go on carriage tours in horse drawn carriages and tour the city from a unique standpoint or the more adventurous tourists can go on walking tours which includes scary ghost tours as well as the regular historic tours. Mingle with the locals and find out what they think by worshipping with them in a weekend service at one of the historical places of worship. Tourists can simply have some laid back fun at one of the beaches in Charleston. Tourists can visit Folly beach for casual or Sullivan Island for more upscale beach experiences.

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Tourists looking for souvenirs can visit the market street where they sell everything from rugs to baskets to candy. For more upscale shopping, tourists can also visit the shops along King Street. Charleston’s unique history, incomparable beauty and flourishing preservation is well worth a visit.

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Tourists planning a trip to the city of Charleston can make reservations at Comfort Inn Charleston Hotel. It is conveniently located near some of more popular tourist attractions. The hotel offers amenities and services that are perfect to serve guests of almost every type. Whether guests are fitness enthusiasts or are simply looking for a place to relax, this hotel is the perfect choice for them.

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