Battery & White Point Gardens, Charleston
(4.6/5 based on 1,700+ reviews on the web)
Once a weapon-filled defensive site, Battery & White Point Gardens is now designed for peace and tranquility. As you walk through the pleasant park and gardens, you can examine cannons, statues, and other monuments, including a bronze bust of famous poet, novelist, and historian W.G. Simms. Look for the commemorative marker for a pirate captain and his crew who were hung at the site about 300 years ago. All your wandering will be in the shadow of many large antebellum houses, surrounded by oak trees and overlooking the Charleston Harbor. The gardens are suitable for picnicking, recreation, photography, and other leisurely activities. Plan to see Battery & White Point Gardens and other attractions that appeal to you using our Charleston itinerary maker.
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  • The Battery park is fun to walk through. The history and beauty of the park are something to see. we have been here a number of times and it seems every time we are there a wedding is being conducted. 
  • Beautiful place to be..one of my favorites. The Battery is where some of my relatives ashes were scattered, so it holds a fondness for me. Love the history artifacts and statues. 
  • Beautiful views of the water on one side, and of amazing old mansions on the other. A great place to spend a sunny afternoon.