Shopping in Acapulco I, Acapulco (Self Guided)

Shopping is considered something you can do in your free-time, and a hobby for others. If you are an individual who likes to shop, Acapulco is a great destination to expand your collection. The city is full of diverse flea markets, shopping centers, and malls.
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Shopping in Acapulco I Map

Guide Name: Shopping in Acapulco I
Guide Location: Mexico » Acapulco (See other walking tours in Acapulco)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.3 km
Author: irenes
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Mercado del Campesino

1) Mercado del Campesino

If you wish to integrate with the locals and get in touch with the real Mexican atmosphere, than Mercado del Campesino is the right place. Mercado del Campesino is an open-air market located in the Progreso neighborhood. The market offers a wide range of products, including popular folk arts, diverse crafts, sombreros, beautiful ceramics, and high quality woven fabrics.
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Mercado Municipal

2) Mercado Municipal

Mercado Municipal, or Mercado Central, features several items of interest. If you are searching for souvenirs and gifts for your family and friends, Mercado Municipal is your one-stop destination. The district offers various ceramics, embroidered clothing and bags, leather goods, diverse crafts, as well as folk accessories.
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Mercado de Artesanías El Parazal

3) Mercado de Artesanías El Parazal

El Mercado de Artesanías El Parazal is considered one of the best flea markets in the city and is also a fantastic place to practice your bargaining abilities. The variety of goods is amazing, as the market offers crafts, jewelry, alebrijes, ceramics, ceremonial masks, embroidered national clothes and accessories, sombreros, hammocks, as well as onyx chessboards.
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Mercado Papagyo

4) Mercado Papagyo

Mercado Papagyo is one of the top visited crafts markets in the city. Mercado Papagyo is located in the same area as the renowned and very popular Parque Papagayo. The Mercado offers plenty of shopping options, including modern souvenirs such as printed t-shirts, toys, accessories, and national clothing.
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Mercado de Artesanías Noa Noa

5) Mercado de Artesanías Noa Noa

Mercado de Artesanías Noa Noa is a handicraft market, situated near the Mercado Papagayo. The market is a special place, acclaimed for its singular woks of good taste and originality. Noa Noa Crafts Market is a more relaxed market and it offers a lot of hand-made goods and folk objects. Products at Mercado de Artesanías Noa Noa include precious stones and minerals, woven goods, carvings from wood, alabaster and onyx, as well as ceramics and national embroidered clothing.

Walking Tours in Acapulco, Mexico

Create Your Own Walk in Acapulco

Create Your Own Walk in Acapulco

Creating your own self-guided walk in Acapulco is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk II

City Orientation Walk II

Every city is so individual that it comes hard to describe it and even sometimes to understand its specific. Acapulco is one of those simple and at the same time adventurous and mysterious places which is interesting to get to know. Acapulco is a very welcoming town, with nice and friendly people. There so many fascinating things and spots to see that it is even hard to make a list of them. Check...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km
City Orientation Walk I

City Orientation Walk I

Every city is so individual that it comes hard to describe it and even sometimes to understand its specific. Acapulco is one of those simple and at the same time adventurous and mysterious places which is interesting to get to know. Acapulco is a very welcoming town, with nice and friendly people. There so many fascinating things and spots to see that it is even hard to make a list of them. Check...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 km
Fun for Kids in Acapulco

Fun for Kids in Acapulco

When you travel with children, you must always cater to their needs as well as yours. If you are searching for entertainment for the whole family, Acapulco offers water sports, toboggans, and several other activities that will keep the entire gang enthused.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.6 km
Shopping in Acapulco II

Shopping in Acapulco II

Ever dreamed about an unforgettable shopping experience in one of the top-visited cities of Mexico? Than Acapulco is just what you needed. The city features some of the best open door markets and shopping centers packed with sombreros, ponchos, handicrafts, and designer boutiques.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 km
Religious Sights of Acapulco

Religious Sights of Acapulco

Catholicism is the primary religion of Mexico, as 91% of the population claims to follow the religion. The Archdiocese of Acapulco is divided into three Dioceses: Chilpancingo-Chilapa, Ciudad Altamirano, and Tlapa as well as separate eparchies in Acapulco. The churches in Mexico are spiritually guided by the Pope, Rome’s Curia, and the Mexican Episcopal Conference.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.2 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Acapulco for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Acapulco has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Acapulco, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.