Museo Histórico de Acapulco Fuerte de San Diego, Acapulco
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Pay a visit to Museo Histórico de Acapulco 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. Put Museo Histórico de Acapulco Fuerte de San Diego on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Acapulco travel itinerary maker.
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  • A magnificent military building that shows the history of the area, but particularly from the discovery of America and its relationship and influence with the Eastern world. Museography carefully to taking advantage of the architectural spaces of a fortress of its kind.
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  • I was pretty surprised that this Fort was built so long ago 1600's and has been maintained pretty well. The canons were amazing and the story the tour guide told us about the fort was fascinating. A d...  more »
  • Place really cool is worth the visit and get to know the because port of Acapulco is who reached that port has many cultural data worth returning to this place I recommend it if Siqueiros a bit of culture
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  • Fuerte de San Diego is the first European fort on the Pacific, begun in 1614 to protect the Manila Galleons from pirates. It was severely damaged by a massive earthquake in 1776, but rebuilt and has now been turned into an excellent air conditioned museum dedicated to Spain's trade with the Orient, which was carried aboard the Galleons every year from 1565 to 1815.
  • Excellent Museum
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  • Very beautiful
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  • The place is excellent for historical moments of the port of Acapulco, as well as of the State of Guerrero.
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  • Nice & cute sight.
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