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Ranked #1 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
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 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; Military Bases/ Facilities; Military Museums; History Museums
This 18th-century Spanish fortress turned museum is occasionally the site for festive gatherings.
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Ranked #3 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

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 #4 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Neighborhoods
Neighborhood overlooking the "C" shaped bay in original Acapulco.
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Ranked #5 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Geologic Formations; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas

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 #6 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: History Museums
This local history museum is located in Acapulco's famed Fort of San Diego.
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Ranked #7 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Beaches
A peaceful, popular beach.
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Ranked #8 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Bodies of Water; Scenic Drives
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 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Religious Sites
Located in an old section of the city, this church displays byzantine-influenced architecture.
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Ranked #10 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Islands
Take a glass-bottom boat and explore this small island, which has nice beaches, restaurants and a zoo.
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Ranked #11 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Neighborhoods
Section of Acapulco that remains relatively untapped by tourism.
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Ranked #12 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water
Picturesque bay great for swimming and other water sports, with many good restaurants.
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Ranked #13 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Educational Sites; Art Galleries
This arts center houses rotating art exhibits and offers workshops in music, painting and the like.
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Ranked #14 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Marinas
Rent a fully-manned yacht at this marina.
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Ranked #15 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Water 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 #16 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Parks

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 #17 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
A traditional Mexican town square.
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Ranked #18 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Symphonies
Owner description: Beautiful building that once served as the meeting place for the city's high society, now hosts a variety of concerts and... more » Owner description: Beautiful building that once served as the meeting place for the city's high society, now hosts a variety of concerts and performances. « less
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Ranked #19 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Bodies of Water
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 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Beaches
One of Acapulco's best beaches and home to many luxurious hotels.
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Ranked #21 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #22 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Beaches
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 #23 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Golf Courses

Tres Vidas is one of the best courses in the Acapulco area. Operated by Troon Golf, it has both the course and amenities of a upscale and desirable course.  Six sets of tees... more »

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Ranked #24 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Convention Centers
This convention center spans 34 acres and boasts pre-Columbian architectural touches.
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Ranked #25 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Beaches
Beach along the east coast featuring quiet waves and street vendors.
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Ranked #26 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Beaches
Stretching along the east coast, here you'll find many locals and fruit vendors as you relax on the sand.
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Ranked #27 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Amusement park designed especially for children, including a special section for those under two years old.
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Ranked #28 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #29 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Beaches
This long beach is a favorite for recreation and fishing.
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Ranked #30 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Category: Beaches
This large beach is popular and regularly patrolled by lifeguards.
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