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El Fuerte de San Diego

Calle Hornitos s/n | Colonia Centro, Acapulco 39300, Mexico
+52 744 482 1114
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This 18th-century Spanish fortress turned museum is occasionally the site for festive gatherings.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Calle Hornitos s/n | Colonia Centro, Acapulco 39300, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

could spend all day here and still have fun great water and weather great sights and fun place lots to do

Thank IMHUEY
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We visited as part of a cruise ship tour (tied to the cliff divers) but could have easily visited on our own by walking from the cruise port. There is a bridge that crosses the main, busy street and takes you directly there, less than...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

A trip to Fort San Diego would be interesting for families and singles. The displays are well- documented in Spanish and English and not so detailed that children would get bored. Besides, the rooms are air conditioned--- a blessing in humid Acapulco. A climb up...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

It cost 55 pesos to enter. We had an English guide that was also a teacher. Very large collections. The museum is airconditioned thank goodness. You can walk there from Acapulco Beach. We had a tour which cost $30 US plus entry but went later...More

Thank liz822
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Been there many times it's a museum inside an old fort ! The rooms are air conditioned but you can go outside on top of fort for great views of the city ! Right across from cruise ship terminal ! A must do

Thank TheTouringTony
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We were not happy with this tour. We went by coach to see the Cliff Divers at 11:00 AM. IT was an very hot humid day. The guide took us into a store and everyone got sort of mixed up. We ended up standing out...More

Thank patriciae648
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The museum has their displays translated into English, so you can go and read about the history of Acapulco especially relating to the relationship with the East. The displays are nice, the rooms are air conditioned, and the view is spectacular. Entrance price is $55...More

Thank Chelita1969
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The fort is incredibly clean and very well laid out. All the exhibits are in air-conditioned rooms and the settings are wonderful. The attention to detail right down to the wood work of the floors and the poles in the rooms is really good. Even...More

Thank walksinlight
Reviewed 22 April 2017

A tour of the Fort holds a lot more than just meandering through an old fort. Get a guide who knows the history and can take you along the history journey for this area of Mexico. There are several rooms that contain bits of the...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the fort yesterday. It has a small museum inside that costs about $5 to view. It has some nice artifacts and nice things and is air-conditioned. But the fort itself was a little disappointing. The views from the fort though...More

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As far as I remember, yes. Sometimes, when you don't have a handicap, it is sad to say, you don't notice. Most of the area is cobblestone and uneven. I remember some of the rooms had ramps for the displays. The parking lot... More
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