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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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  • had the best time ever i go every year to christmas markets and stay over. then go out and visit all the pubs n clubs my favorite pub Bar Pop everyone made me feel welcome danced all night 
  • It was all about the being there for a friend to experience their new world. However even though I was straight it had to have been one of the most enjoyable weekends I have ever had with my friends t...  more »
  • It was obviously not so good as it is supposed to be at night. But never mind, Canal Street in which most of the Gay Village is located runs parallel with a Canal which goes to Rochdale or to Ashton u...  more »