Gay Village, Manchester

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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.  Make Gay Village part of your personalized Manchester itinerary using our Manchester planning site .
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  • Myself and my boyfriend went to Manchester for afew nights nd w stumbled upon the gay village. We went into the ONEbar for a drink and we did not get a good welcome at all! The barman was rude and gru...  more »
  • Strolling through the city center and came upon a village! Was the Christmas holidays and in the Center was crowded! According to local the safest place in town! Many bars, restaurants, shemales and gay men on the street and inside! I don't feel the negativity to this category of people, so it was interesting to visit! Several streets, not far from the international bus station!
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  • Nice atmosphere but very special! Most out the places we were on, lacked the lock on the toilet doors and some lacked dies. Some places more characterized by site than others.
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