The LGBTour Part One Gay History & Main Monuments
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Discover 700 years of LGBT history in Mexico City while enjoying a complete introduction to town. Visit the Aztec House of Lineage, the Headquarters of the Spanish Inquisition & many other sites.
Come with us for the most complete introduction to Mexico City. Join us in our exclusive and original gay and LGBT+ focused tour.
Discover the city’s legends as we stroll past the greatest buildings, monuments, museums and open-air spaces in the Historic Center which span seven centuries of stories seldom told. We also strive to show you some of the hidden treasures.
This tour encompasses the most important, and oldest, parts of Mexico’s LGBT history while also introducing you to the city including the site of the first Equal Marriage. There is so much more, that we have parts 2 and 3. The second part includes galleries, museums, theaters, the original Mariachi Plaza and the famous Gay Bar Row. The third part focuses on the nightlife at Zona Rosa gayborhood.
All of this is seen through the LGBT traditions and practices of the Aztec Empire, 1325 AD, the Spanish Colonial Period, 1519, the Mexican Independent Period, 1810, the Modern Period, 1910 and the Current Period, 2010 and on.
Your friendly, local and fully bilingual guides can always be told apart by their yellow shirts and caps honoring the yellow gowns (sambenitos) that the Inquisition forced on so-called sodomite sinners, centuries ago.
All parts of the tour also show you different aspects of diversity in today's Mexico City, including directions and guidance for nightlife and other activities.
This tour is wheel-chair accessible. Please do not bring liquids, big bags or pointed selfie sticks or umbrellas as they are not allowed in some venues.
Water is available for purchase after we go through the sites where it is forbidden. The tour is a perfect excuse to share a history that has remained in the closet for most of its parts; helping to advance the fight for equality while getting to know two World Heritage sites, meeting new people and having fun.
- Tour is by reservation only.
- Please wear comfortable walking shoes and come as light as possible, these are great long walks.
- Wear something to protect you from the sun; cap, shades, sunscreen, even if it's cloudy.
- Bring a camera, we love to show you little treasures.
- Be willing to have some fun as we go through various eras lasting 700 years.
In case you need to cancel, please let us know ASAP in writing or, if on same day, by phone at +52 (55) 1355-2122 (whatsapp-enabled). In case we have to miss you, we will be very grateful if you save us extra efforts. If you don't cancel and don't show up for the tour, we will understand that you are forfeiting your right to any refund and to re-book. There are no refunds on partial and/or full advance payments for paid or private tours if you don't cancel at least seven days before the tour.
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