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Gay Heritage Walking Tour in Mexico City

Centro, Mexico
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Overview

Uncover the gay heritage of Mexico City on an alternative half-day walking tour of the Mexican capital. Alongside your guide, you’ll discover a different side to the city as you visit sites associated with gay figures from the past and present. Absorb the vibrant atmosphere of Plaza Santo Domingo; hear about Pre-Hispanic attitudes towards the human body at an Aztec site; and admire the elegant façade of Blue Tiles House. Throughout your tour, you’ll be enriched by commentary and sample Mexican culinary classics in the downtown district.
  • Half-day gay heritage walking tour of Mexico City
  • Discover a different side to the city as you visit sites associated with prominent gay figures
  • Absorb the atmosphere of Plaza Santa Domingo and a historic Aztec site
  • Learn about the gay heritage and history of Mexico city from a guide
After greeting your guide at a central Mexico City location, you’ll embark on a journey to discover the Mexican capital’s gay heritage. First, head to an ancient Aztec site to learn about Pre-Hispanic attitudes towards the human body, and then proceed to a square in which gay men used to punished for their sexual preference.

As you explore, you’ll learn about the way men and women sought to keep their same-sex relationships secret throughout different eras of Mexican history. Amble past shops whose windows offer eclectic treasures and pass gorgeous colonial mansions shrouded in queer history. See, too, the Inquisition Building, La Profesa Church and Madero Street.

Conclude your tour with a visit to the Blue Tiles House — famed for its distinctive architecture and association with prominent creative figures. After five hours of exploration, bid your guide farewell.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Zocalo
Mexico City Main Square is the most outstanding public area in the city, where legends and histories converge.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Plaza de Santo Domingo
The Inquisition building contains the memory of the trials against gay and lesbians in New Spain and is an impressive palace.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
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National Palace (Palacio Nacional)
Head of power and historic residence. In the XVII Century beautiful love poems were written to praise the beauty of the viceroy's wife... by another woman.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
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Abelardo L. Rodriguez Murals
The market place and its nearby areas offer the most amazing array of beauty products, fans, masks and whigs for a fun party or gay parade.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
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House of Tiles (Casa de los Azulejos)
Men of high society had the chance to meet here and cruise on the beautiful street leading to the house.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free

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