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Top things to do in Acapulco

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Ranked #1 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural
Located on a hillside 1,200 feet above sea level, this contemporary chapel is recognized by its 130-foot cross.
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Ranked #2 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Historic Sites; Military Bases/ Facilities; History Museums; Military Museums; Museums
This 18th-century Spanish fortress turned museum is occasionally the site for festive gatherings.
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Ranked #3 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Geologic Formations; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Outdoors

THE CLIFF DIVERS AT LA QUEBRADA   The impressive cliffs of La Quebrada offer a natural mirador platform from which one can enjoy spectacular sunsets and,  on occasion (mainly in... more »

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Ranked #4 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
Neighborhood overlooking the "C" shaped bay in original Acapulco.
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Ranked #5 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

DIEGO RIVERA WALL MURAL   This popular tourist attraction is located in Acapulco Tradicional (the old section of the city) at the home of the late Dolores 'Lola' Ol... Patiño... more »

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Ranked #6 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: History Museums; Museums
This local history museum is located in Acapulco's famed Fort of San Diego.
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Ranked #7 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
A peaceful, popular beach.
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Ranked #8 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Scenic Drives; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: A unique tour company offering fun and affordable tours of the major attractions: The Divers, The Chapel of Peace, El... more » Owner description: A unique tour company offering fun and affordable tours of the major attractions: The Divers, The Chapel of Peace, El Mercado, the native population districts so you learn about the life of the locals and more. Our guides love and take pride showing Acapulco and enjoy sharing the gems Acapulco has to offer. Travelers who are looking for more than a boring history lesson will enjoy the guides' sense of humor and passion for Acapulco. « less
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Ranked #9 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Islands; Outdoors
Take a glass-bottom boat and explore this small island, which has nice beaches, restaurants and a zoo.
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Ranked #10 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
Children will be thrilled by the rides in this water park, as well as the aquarium and the seal and dolphin show.
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Ranked #11 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Art Galleries; Educational Sites; Cultural
This arts center houses rotating art exhibits and offers workshops in music, painting and the like.
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Ranked #12 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #13 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Marinas; Outdoors
Rent a fully-manned yacht at this marina.
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Ranked #14 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Located in an old section of the city, this church displays byzantine-influenced architecture.
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Ranked #15 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
Section of Acapulco that remains relatively untapped by tourism.
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Ranked #16 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Owner description: One of the most famous in Acapulco, this beach has loads of water activities and restaurants, and is particularly... more » Owner description: One of the most famous in Acapulco, this beach has loads of water activities and restaurants, and is particularly gay-friendly. « less
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Ranked #17 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Picturesque bay great for swimming and other water sports, with many good restaurants.
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Ranked #18 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Ancient Ruins; Cultural
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Ranked #19 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Located east of the city, this fresh-water lagoon is great for viewing wildlife and engaging in water sports.
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Ranked #20 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
A traditional Mexican town square.
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Ranked #21 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Parks; Outdoors

PAPAGAYO PARK   Located just west of mid-bay and stretching nearly 700 yards along the Costera Miguel Alemán,  this public park is a natural ecologically-prot... area which... more »

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Ranked #22 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
This large beach is popular and regularly patrolled by lifeguards.
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Ranked #23 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
One of Acapulco's best beaches and home to many luxurious hotels.
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Ranked #24 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Convention Centers; Cultural
This convention center spans 34 acres and boasts pre-Columbian architectural touches.
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Ranked #25 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Beach along the east coast featuring quiet waves and street vendors.
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Ranked #26 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
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Category: Art Galleries; Shops; Cultural

CENTRO CULTURAL GUERRERENSE   Formally called the Instituto Guerrerense de la Cultura but locally (and more commonly) known as the Casa de La Cultura,  this quiet often-overlooked... more »

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Ranked #27 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Ranked #28 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Amusement park designed especially for children, including a special section for those under two years old.
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Ranked #29 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Ranked #30 of 40 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Stretching along the east coast, here you'll find many locals and fruit vendors as you relax on the sand.
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