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Old Acapulco

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Address: Acapulco, Mexico
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Section of Acapulco that remains relatively untapped by tourism.

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Drove Through On Tour

My family wanted to spend some time there, but the Tour did not allow us to do that. The Fishing boats looked fun and there were many stores. I would encourage you to check it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 January 2017
Melody J
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Old Acapulco pretty much looks like any other old town in Mexico. For the price of $ 35 for the tour, you may wish to go somewhere more exciting.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

My family wanted to spend some time there, but the Tour did not allow us to do that. The Fishing boats looked fun and there were many stores. I would encourage you to check it out. We were only in Acapulco two days.

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

We enjoyed a very interesting time around old Accopuco, starting with a hair cut, for 3 us dollars, followed by a fantastic variety of local stalls and shops, (be aware, a lot don't take us dollars, only own currency) , then we found a local bar, for a real nice cold beer, after that, we went to a local cafe... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

While visiting Acapulco, you have the beaches during the day, the many and trendy restaurants and at night, well, you have dancing everywhere. Mind your wallet as there are many pick pocket. Never be alone always in groups and definitely more than 2. Unfortunately, the city at night is not very safe

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Rowland Heights
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I enjoyed the taxi ride around town. Stopped at city center for some silver shopping. Lots of food options.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We felt very safe walking around in the neighborhoods at night. There are military, state, and local police that are always out making a presence.

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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I visited Acapulco twice with several friends during my youthful days. Once in 1970 when we drove to Laredo, parked my car in a garage, took a taxi to the Nuevo Laredo airport where we flew to Mexico City for a two-day stay visiting the Pyramid of the Sun, Maximilian Castle, and the National Anthropology Museum. We then caught a... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Lots of shops and cool things to see. Also some good authentic food. We went to nacho libre wrestling and flee market. We felt safe with all the police around.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

It was interesting to see how Acapulco has grown. I loved the view from high up on the hill. Also interesting was the reduced humidity up high.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

For 25 years we used to enjoy going to the Zocalo in the evenings to watch the old men playing checkers, and the children running around getting to know each other, the parents gossiping. Musicians strolling and playing the old Mexican songs, under some of the oldest trees I have ever seen. Sitting in the terraced cafes for supper of... More 

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