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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Calle Hornitos s/n | Colonia Centro, Acapulco 39300, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is really amazing it has a lot of history. On sundays its free. It has a lot of little rooms inside the fort and have a lot of history in it.

Thank Dionicio V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The fort is an impressive example of Historic preservation and the architecture of military constructions of the 17th century. Even thought it was rebuilt due to an earthquake, it does conserve its original character. I learned a lot of history of Acapulco and Mexico. The...More

Thank Kevin V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Acapulco is not a cultural destination. However, this museum has enough to make it worthwhile. It has a couple small artifacts that are 3000 years old and a good presentation of the history of Mexico.

Thank Al B
Reviewed 1 week ago

El Fuerte De San DIego is an excellent reconditioned and preserved Spanish fort with a storied history and an excellent museum on site. Exhibits include art, furniture, weaponry, pottery, clothing, maps, and depict the history of the area from the time of the earliest native...More

Thank SDSportsman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So decided to visit on our second visit to Acapulco and weren't disappointed. Found the displays very interesting

Thank Marie-line L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well it's the most amazing museum that we have in Acapulco you can see how was the life of the military in the Spanish conquest.

Thank Cesar V
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

this place is well worth a visit. very well presented. if you want to know about the erea's history this is the place to be

Thank acimmortal
Reviewed 26 November 2017

The fort is very well preserved,You can walk around the ramparts on all sides,Lots of cannon.The best part is when you go inside the various rooms underneath.Very interesting exhibits.

Thank STUARTbfc
Reviewed 11 November 2017

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 12 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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Uniall
13 November 2016|
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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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