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Architecture and Gardens of Charleston, South Carolina

Updated on May 25, 2015

Gardens and Architecture of Charleston, South Carolina

The gardens and architecture of Charleston, South Carolina, carry the same beauty found in the Old English gardens of when Charleston, South Carolina, was settled hundreds of years ago.

When summertime fills the gardens around Charleston, accenting the historic facades and the beauty that Charleston is famous for, one can't help but feel privy to life as it was centuries ago. Cobblestone streets and open air markets invite you to enjoy a close-up of lifelong ago, even allowing you to stop and take a peek of what lies beyond the wrought iron gates.

Shall we take a walk around Charleston, South Carolina? I am sure you will experience at least some of the Southern beauty and hospitality. Charleston, South Carolina, was voted as the friendliest city in the South at one point. In my opinion, they have maintained and continue to deserve this recognition!

All pictures by Bev Lemley ~ All rights reserved

Cobblestone Streets

2 Meeting Street Inn - A Wonderful Bed and Breakfast Inn

Angel Statuary

Historic Architecture

Cannon Park - Historic Columns mark where a meeting hall Used to Be

Preservation of the Historic Houses

Today, the crafts and trades of old are taught to a new generation, so renovations will preserve the beauty and allure of this unique area along the Atlantic coast.

Ravenel Bridge Under construction

Ravenel Bridge, 2013

Charleston Sunset - There's just something magical and beautiful about Charleston!

I know you would love it! Leave a note for others if you would plan to see Charleston or if you have visited.

Have you been to Charleston, South Carolina? - Or would you like to go?

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    • BLemley profile imageAUTHOR

      Beverly Lemley 

      5 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      @CamelliaPenny: I'm so glad that you get to enjoy Charleston full-time! We love to visit and often wish we could make the move. Charleston has earned its place in many hearts! B : )

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      Perrin 

      5 years ago from South Carolina

      This is home, and I love it! It's beautiful year-round. In my adulthood, I've moved around and lived in other places, but knew by the time I was 30 that there was no place like home. I don't plan to leave again.

    • BLemley profile imageAUTHOR

      Beverly Lemley 

      5 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      @SgtCecil: I'm afraid that Charlotte wouldn't come very close to Charleston as far as the beauty of old houses and waterfront. I do hope you may get a chance to visit! Just avoid the summertime; it's so humid! Thank you for stopping by! B : )

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      Cecil Kenmill 

      5 years ago from Osaka, Japan

      Another great lens with great pictures. The closest I've been to SC was Charlotte, NC! It looks beautiful though.

    • BLemley profile imageAUTHOR

      Beverly Lemley 

      6 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      @LittleLindaPinda: I hope you get to go some day! You would love it, it has a lot of charm, but can be very hot in the summer! Thank you for your visit and for your squid like, too! B : )

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      Little Linda Pinda 

      6 years ago from Florida

      I hope to someday. Almost made it there on one trip but people chose Savannah instead. Both are beautiful cities.

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      HandyCraftsman 

      6 years ago

      Love Charleston [not so much in the summer, though :) ] Thanks for sharing a lens that brings both a lot of happy memories and dreams for the future!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      6 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Beautiful photos of Charleston, South Carolina. We love Charleston. My husband graduated from MUSC in 1956 and we try to go back at least once a year.

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      robmccarthyjr 

      6 years ago

      Charleston is a great city. Always enjoy visiting.

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      Haven't been but these captures are beautiful.

    • kpp2385 profile image

      kpp2385 

      6 years ago

      History has always amused me with its beauty. Very nice lens

    • SheilaMilne profile image

      SheilaMilne 

      6 years ago from Kent, UK

      I haven't been but I agree that I would love it! History and beauty and charm. :)

    • HenkWillemse profile image

      HenkWillemse 

      6 years ago

      Nice scenery and beautiful old buildings.

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      Very interesting lens.

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