-Dolores Olmedo Art Gallery:
- Historic Museum of Acapulco: Its 10 rooms house
permanent and temporary exhibitions that reflect Acapulco's
history, since the first human vestiges found (3000 BC) until
our days, passing by the Spanish conquer, the commercial relation
with the east, the attacks of pirates and corsairs, and the
Mexican revolution. Besides, it hosts music performances and
It is the house of a renowned patron
and art collector and a cultural corner in Acapulco. Amongst her
priceless artworks there is an outstanding mural by Diego Rivera,
who made use of his stay in 1956 to paint the god Quetzalcóatl,
whom he represented as a feathered serpent.
The Gallery is on 4455 Miguel Alemán Coastal Avenue.
-Ecumenical Chapel of Peace:
Mr and Mrs Trouyet
decided to create a space of harmony and spirituality on the highest
zone of Acapulco, which would welcome believers of all religions
without any distinction whatsoever. That is how this Chapel was
born and its 42-metre high cross can be watched from any place in
Located in the exclusive zone of Las Brisas, the Chapel has a vantage point that offers an impressive panorama of Acapulco's Bay.
-Acapulco International Convention Centre:
the cultural core of the City. It has theatres such as the Netzhualcoyotl
and the Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, where colourful folkloric presentations
with music and dances of the region take place. It has an extension
of 43 acres and its architectonic design shows modern and pre-Hispanic
-Noa Noa Crafts Market:
Located in the zone of
Hornos, it gathers beautiful and singular works full of creativity
and good taste. The objects made with mineral and precious stones
stand out. The prices are also very interesting.
-Papagayo Roller Park:
Also known as Ignacio Manuel
Altamirano, it has a 21-hectare extension "sown" with children playgrounds,
slides, a scenic train, pedal boats, an ice skating court, and even
an ancient Spanish galleon. It is very close to downtown Acapulco,
between Insurgentes and Avilés Avenues.
When the sun sets, the City is transformed;
Acapulco awakens to the charms of the shadows, lets her-self be
seduced by the dancing of the lights, gets excited with the rhythm
of the music, and gets drunk amongst margaritas and tequilas. The
fun point is at the Scenic Highway, continuation of the Miguel Alemán
Coastal Avenue, where the main nightclubs and discotheques are located.