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Gay Village, Manchester
(3/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
Centered around the Canal Street’s many cotton warehouses, Gay Village is home to one of the oldest and most established gay communities in Europe. Renowned for its tolerance, this district contains some of the city’s finest clubs, bars, restaurants, and pavement cafes, drawing heterosexual and gay tourists from around the world. Each week, over 20,000 visitors pass through the area, exploring the vibrant neighborhood’s liveliest nightspots. Enjoy a night on the town any day of the week, or time your visit for the area’s annual Manchester Pride festival in August, which includes charity fundraising and other special events.  Gay Village is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Manchester Edition.
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  • St8 or Gay you can always find a place to spend time with friends good selection of bars and music too suit all tastes downside is plastic glasses outside no bottles either and always the idiot trying...  more »
  • Stayed in a hotel in this location, this village is fascinating. The Christmas lights here were a treat to see, full of bars which are very popular. 
  • Met friends here and was really looking forward to it. We visited a couple of bars and was mostly good... however- when we went in "Bar Pop" the bar tender was rude and should definetly find a new job...  more »