Which cities in the world provide the best gay nightlife? Below is our list of cities that gay travelers should visit:
New York City
This city has a reputation of being liberal and open-minded on one hand, and being the center of business and culture in the United States on the other. It attracts a huge population of LGBT visitors not only from the US but also from around the world. West Village, Greenwich Village, East Village, Chelsea, and Hell’s Kitchen are some of the most gay-friendly neighborhoods in the city, offering lots of romantic restaurants, modern lounges, trendy gay bars and clubs, and museums and galleries to satisfy the artistic side of the LGBT visitor.
Amsterdam is world renowned for its diverse and wide-ranging and lesbian scene. This vivacious city offers more than a hundred gay clubs and gay bars, special gay parties and events, gay museums, and gay beach in nearby. The gay nightlife here will surely make a memorable experience.
London has probably the world’s most eye-popping gay nightlife. With more than 200 gay bars and gay nightclubs, the city’s Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, the annual London Pride Festival, London attracts LGBT and queer visitors from around the world.
Thanks to the Mediterranean beach culture and Gaudi architecture, Barcelona has always been a top gay destination in Europe in general. The city has huge gay population, so big that it claims Eixample as its own district, offering LGBT visitors every possible kind of entertainment and comfort – from plenty of gay bars and clubs and restaurants to gay hostels many small clubs.
Bangkok is perhaps the gay capital of Asia. Its gay nightlife is so legendary that hordes of gay tourists from around the world flock the city in search of the best gay bars and clubs with the best crowd and atmosphere. Patpong is a popular hangout place for straight tourists. But it is fast-becoming a gay mecca. There are three major areas within Patpong that cater to gay visitors: Duangthawee Plaza, Silom Soi 4, and Silom Soi 2.