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.
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.