Though the peninsula of historic downtown Charleston is only about 8 square miles, it encompasses a rich tapestry of varying boroughs within that small footprint. Each of these characterized by a different feature or trait while still possessing the common thread of historic preservation and southern charm. Home to some of the best shopping and dining in the world, this sophisticated city is also known for it's abundance of unspoiled antebellum architecture and unmistakable southern hospitality. 

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