Historical and Cultural Acapulco with The Municipal Market and High Divers show

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What To Expect

Discover Acapulco’s historical heritage, the Fort of San Diego Museum. Visit the Municipal Market of Acapulco and see Diego Rivera’s Mural. Finally, watch the amazing cliff divers show; you will also make a stop for shopping.

Highlights

  • Get ready for a historical and cultural tour of Acapuclo

  • Discover the Fort San Diego specialized in the Colonial time of Mexico and the Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad

  • Discover the Municipal Market of Acapulco, the biggest market of the city and buy fruits, vegetables, etc.

  • Marvel at the dangerous spectacle of the divers defying the death at la Quebrada

Specifications

Type:
City tour in Acapulco
Departs From:
Acapulco
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick up from Acapulco hotels or Diamente hotels
Duration:
4 hours
Availability:
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10:00 AM
Product Code:
15298
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Description

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.

Includes

  • 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”

  • 30-minutes free time

Excludes

  • Optional activity cost

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Drinks

Please Note

  • Child will pay half of the adult price if they are accompanied by two adults. If there is one adult, child will pay the adult price.

*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.

  • Hotel pickups MAY start prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time : +52 7442541502

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 3 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (0% reimbursement): 2 days prior to date of activity.

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