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Stonewall and LGBT History Private Walking Tour in NYC
Discover the history and culture of New York’s LGBT community on a private Pride Tour of Greenwich Village! Learn about famous LGBT people and see historic sites of the Stonewall riots
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- Discover sites linked to LGBT+ in Greenwich Village with a 5-Star Private Guide
- See the historic Stonewall Inn and learn about the 1969 Stonewall riots
- Hear the story of the first Pride March for LGBT rights
- Learn about important LGBT personalities and events
- Immerse yourself in New York’s LGBT history and culture
DescriptionNew York plays a major role in the history of the gay liberation movement as city where the 1969 Stonewall riots and the first Pride March took place. On this exclusive tour you will discover historic gay and lesbian bars, former residences of famous LGBT writers and activists, and other LGBT-friendly sites in Greenwich Village. Feel the pride in NYC! Choose the 2-hour walking tour to explore Greenwich Village, which for many years was the center of NYC’s LGBT community. Your Private Guide will show you places that are no longer on the map, such as Julius’, the site of one of the earliest public actions for LGBT rights, and Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop, the first gay and lesbian bookstore on the East Coast. You will also discover places where the history is still alive, including the Stonewall In and the nearby Gay Liberation Monument in Christopher Park. Follow the trail of former gay and lesbian bars, from Snake Pit, to Stewart’s Cafeteria, to Café Society, and learn about the famous LGBT writers and activists who lived here, such as H.M Koutoupas and Lorraine Hansberry. Pass the Groove Street, which in 1970-1990 housed lesbian bars Duchess, Groove and Pandora Box’s, and head to the street where the first Pride March was held in 1970. Learn about the history of LGBT rights, discover the origin of the “The Future is Female” slogan in front of Labyris, the first (now closed) feminist bookstore in New York. The tour will end at Caffe Cino - a place widely recognized as the birthplace of Off-Off Broadway and gay theater.
IncludesLGBT History Private Walking Tour of Greenwich Village, NYC 5-Star Guide who is fluent in the language of your choice A special itinerary centred around historical LGBT sites Lots of information about New York’s LGBT history, culture and people LGBT-friendly restaurants, clubs and bars recommendations
- Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information. For the comfort of all guests, it is best to have 1 licensed guide per maximum of 25 guests. If there are 26-50 in your group, we will provide the service of 2 licensed guides so that all guests can get the best experience, ask questions and hear the guide well.