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Fuerte De San Diego, Acapulco

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Pay a visit to Fuerte De San Diego, a star-shaped stone fortress and museum in Acapulco. Built (and rebuilt) in the 17th and 18th centuries, the fort protected this Spanish empire outpost from pirate attacks. Explore the walls of the well-preserved stronghold and learn about its rich history. Step inside to the museum, where you can see numerous artifacts from the colonial era, Mezcala archaeological relics, and exhibits on history, the military, and piracy in the country. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Fuerte De San Diego by using our Acapulco tour planner.
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  • Acapulco owns a very rich history and we were very happy to discover it by visiting that fortress and its museum. About 10 rooms are dedicated to different ages and aspects of what was the most... 
    Acapulco owns a very rich history and we were very happy to discover it by visiting that fortress and its museum. About 10 rooms are dedicated to different ages and aspects of what was the most...  more »
  • We enjoyed the air conditioned Acapulco Historical Museum, housed on the ground floor of the pentagon shaped El Fuerte de San Diego, built by the Spanish in 1649. You can easily spend 1.5+ hours... 
    We enjoyed the air conditioned Acapulco Historical Museum, housed on the ground floor of the pentagon shaped El Fuerte de San Diego, built by the Spanish in 1649. You can easily spend 1.5+ hours...  more »
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  • A perfect preserve of Acapulco inheritance of colonial Mexico, the main connection of the Philippines and Europe crossing Mexico and why Mexican culture has spices, silk and porcelain
  • Better understanding if basic spanish known . ⛳

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