What To Expect
You will be picked up at your hotel in Acapulco or in Diamente for a half day tour to Acapulco.
Start your tour to the Fort of San Diego, a start fort that dates back to the 17th century, today known as the Acapulco Historic Museum. Its goal was to protect the port from pirates. It’s the most important maritime fortress on the Pacific and part of a number of garrisons built by the Spanish Crown to protect their possessions in the New Spain from the attack of pirates. The museum exhibits Acapulco’s History and the cultural interchange with East as well.
Then, visit the Municipal Market of Acapulco, the biggest market of Acapulco. This is the place where the locals get their groceries, fruits, vegetables, chicken, meat and fish. Continue your tour and discover the Main Square and the Roman Catholic Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad, built in 1936 in a Moorish style, with its with yellow-gold tile work and white and blue walls. The statue on the left tower is of San Felipe de Jesús, Mexico’s first saint. You can admire its collections of religious statues.
Go to Diego Rivera’s Mural, created by the Mexican artist on the Front Facade of Casa de los Vientos, owned by the famous art collector and Diego’s muse: Dolores Olmedo. This mural was dedicated to Quetzalcoatl.
Next, listen a brief explanation of the Mural and continue to La Quebrada. Here, enjoy one of the most famous tourist attractions in Acapulco, where professional high divers perform spectacular shows, jumping off the cliff of La Quebrada. The impressive cliff with 112 feet of height is where brave natives perform a diving spectacle. The real challenge is finding the exact moment to jump. The admission from “the terrace” is included*.
You will enjoy free time to shopping.
At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel.
Hotel pick up and drop off from selected hotels upon request
Professional tour guide
Bottle of water
45-minute guided visit of the Fort of San Diego
1-hour guided visit of The Municipal Market
Admissions fee to “the terrace”
Optional activity cost
Tips and gratuities
*You can also watch the show from La Perla restaurant inside El Mirador Hotel with a drink for only (10 USD per person approx.)
Pick up time from Acapulco hotels (Hotels within the Bay of Acapulco) is at 10:00 a.m.
Pick up time from Diamante hotels (Hotels located OUT of the Bay of Acapulco including Grand Mayan, Acapulco Princess, Mayan Palace, Banyan Tree Hotels) is at 09:30 a.m.
Tour will be private if your group is of 6 persons or more.
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