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Touring one of Charleston’s iconic homes

I spent a weekend in Charleston, South Carolina, during which time I went on a history tour with Charleston Old Walled City Tours, ate the region’s famous shrimp & grits, learnt about their haunted graveyards, enjoyed their world-famous architecture + overlooked their stunning ocean. Here’s a 1-minute video Skybok produced on this gorgeous town!

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The Palmetto Cafe at The Belmond Charleston Place
The Palmetto Cafe at The Belmond Charleston Place
Husk Restaurant Charleston Photos
Headed by two-time James Beard award-winning chef Sean Brock, Husk’s menu is unique not only because of its interesting takes on Southern favorites but also because the menu changes twice a day.
The Governor's House Inn
Bed & Breakfast, “The Governor’s House Inn”
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The elegant pastel antebellum architecture is the neoclassical architectural style characteristic of the 19th-century
Spanish Moss in Charleston
Spanish Moss hangs on nearly every tree
Horse-drawn carriages Charleston
Carriage rides are readily available for sightseeing tours
Street scene Charleston South Carolina
The motto of the city is “Aedes mores juraque curat” which means “She guards her buildings, customs and laws.”
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Beautiful walking tours on offer 
Pastel Antebellum Houses Stock Photo
Pineapples are a symbol of hospitality in Charleston. Back in the day, sea captains would announce their arrival and invite people to hear their stories by sticking a pineapple prominently outside their homes.
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All the homes in Charleston have verandahs that face south or west.
Architecture Charleston
It was originally Charles Towne, named for King Charles II, but they dropped the “w” and fancy “e” in 1783 (it wasn’t popular to have cities named directly after British royalty then)
Horse drawn carriage
Classic Charleston

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