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LGBTQ Castro Walking Tour - with unbiased reviews

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Discover the LGBT history of the Castro district in San Francisco on a guided walking tour led by a longtime resident of the neighborhood. Leave the navigation to your guide, as you explore several sites of interest and hear detailed commentary about local history and landmarks. You’ll also learn how the Castro continues to play a vital role in LGBT activism and events.
You'll start at
400 Castro St
400 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
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  • 1
    The Castro
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Harvey Milk Plaza
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Human Rights Campaign Action Center and Store
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
575 Castro St
575 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
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  • Gain insight into San Francisco's history as a center for LGBT rights
  • Be inspired by the LGBT activism of this iconic district 
  • See landmarks from the Gold Rush, World War II, Harvey Milk era, and more
  • Explore the Castro’s history with a guide who witnessed key events
What to Expect
Make your own way to the Castro Pride Flagpole in the heart of the Castro to meet your guide. Travel to several places relevant to the life and legacy of Harvey Milk, the legendary gay rights activist who was also San Francisco’s first openly gay elected politician. See where he lived and worked, and hear about his contributions to the city and LGBT civil rights. Take in landmarks including the  Pink Triangle Memorial Park, the Rainbow Honor Walk Project, the AIDS Quilt Names Project, and the Human Rights Campaign. The tour proceeds at a leisurely pace, and the public walkways are wheelchair accessible.
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Important Information
Departure Point
400 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
Return Details
575 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - The Castro
  • Entry/Admission - Harvey Milk Plaza
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tours operate rain or shine
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
About the operator
By: Cruisin' the Castro Walking Tours
Fantastic Tour
Kathy was such a fantastic tour guide. Really passionate and knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend as an
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Nayem C
Kathy led am amazing tour
Kathy led am amazing tour of the Castro. Her passion for the area and topic we amazing, and she made every fell
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Reykjavik, Iceland
A must see
Kathy was a wonderful tour guide, providing a great overview of the history and culture of the Castro area. This
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Joanna H
Leicester, United Kingdom
Fantastic! My San Francisco favourite so far.
Kathy - cannot thank you enough! It was a totally fabulous walking tour all round. Brilliant! Kathy, our guide,
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Matthew Mifsud
Gran Canaria, Spain
One of the best tours I did in SF
As the headline says, this was the best tour I did this weekend. Kathy, who's lived around Castro for a good nos
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We joined the tour on Thursday 2nd January. The meeting point is easy to find, directly opposite the streetcar
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Heidi D
Lambertville, New Jersey
Excellent and Informative
While I thought I knew something about LGBT history, Kathy's extraordinary knowledge and love of the neighborhood
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Great Tour of the Castro with historical insight
My wife and I were visiting SF from England and had booked this tour before we came. It was a lovely sunny
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Jane R
Great tour!!!
We were in SF for only 3 days and packed in as much sights/history as we could. I’m so happy we did this walking
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Colourful Tour
Many thanks to Kathy for this colourful tour of the Castro District in San Francisco. This was a fantastic
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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