‘Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Homophobia’s got to go, go!’ Raise your rainbow flags and stand up loud and proud on a tour that celebrates the LGBT community of Taipei City! Discover the vibrant and colorful gay scenes of the number 1 LGBT friendly country in Asia. Explore the city’s historical landmarks that paved the way to Taiwan's LGBT movement and have served as critical symbols for the community’s fight for equal rights. Start your liberating tour with a visit to the place where the first Pride March in Taiwan was held, the 228 Peace Memorial Park, and relive the country’s most iconic principal step towards equality. Make your way to the Red House Theater and take a stroll around the unofficial LGBT district of Taipei to see some of the Taiwanese LGBT community’s popular hang out spots and creative spaces. Get to your next destination like a true local by riding an MRT to the notable GinGin Store. Being one of the first culture shops that focuses on LGBT materials, the GinGin Store features literature, magazines, DVDs/CDs, apparels, adult toys, and even art exhibitions from LGBT artists and allies - basically everything you need for the rainbow life. Book a walking tour in Taipei and celebrate pride where the biggest LGBT parade in Asia is held yearly!
Peter was an excellent guide! We found him very relatable and engaging on the topic. He also was happy to cater the tour to exactly our desires - we were asking lots of questions about politics, and we even made an unscheduled stop in one of the temples that caught our eye. It was lovely to chat with him and hear the stories that he shared with us. Highly recommended.
We enjoyed this activity very much, it was a relaxing bike ride around the city & we had a great lunch. The kids also enjoyed the hike up elephant mountain.
But what made it extra special was that our tour guide Anita/Liyi was very knowledgable about the history of Taiwan. She even knew where to stand or position ourselves during the changing of the guards at The Chang Kasi Shek museum.
I would highly recommend this tour & i hope you get a tour guide like Anita.
6 STAR RATING!!! Shirley is the absolute best tour guide I ever had in my life!!! She really listened and connected with us during our tour. There is an amazing amount of history in this city, and everyone who participated learned something new. Shirley also sent me a follow up email after the tour with suggestions and tips. 11/10 would recommend!!!