Shopping in Acapulco II, Acapulco

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.
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Shopping in Acapulco II Map

Guide Name: Shopping in Acapulco II
Guide Location: Mexico » Acapulco (See other walking tours in Acapulco)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 km
Author: irenes
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Fabricas de Francia

1) Fabricas de Francia

Fabricas de Francia is renowned for its broad selection and is located inside La Gran Plaza, one of the biggest and top visited shopping centers in the city. Fabricas de Francia displays local handicrafts, jewelry, accessories, leather goods, and even designer clothes and shoes. Fabricas de Francia is tagged as one of the top clothing stores in the area.
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Mercado de Artesanías Dalia

2) Mercado de Artesanías Dalia

Mercado de Artesanías Dalia is the right place for souvenirs, typical sweets, and beach accessories. Mercado de Artesanías Dalia houses about 60 shops. Mercado de Artesanías Dalia sells the famous symbol of Mexico, the sombrero, as well as delicious treats distinctive to the country.
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Alebrijes y Caracoles

3) Alebrijes y Caracoles

Alebrijes & Caracoles is a fantastic souvenir shop located in the famous Plaza Bahia. Plaza Bahia is one of the most popular shopping centers among locals and tourists. Alebrijes y Caracoles offers great souvenirs and little gifts inside a splendid interior with a terrific view of the bay.
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Galeria Rudic

4) Galeria Rudic

Galeria Rudic, located in Diamond Zone, Acapulco, Mexico is a very trendy art gallery, where the best contemporary paintings and sculptures are exhibited. It has a diverse collection of works done by many Mexican artists: Gaston Cabrera, Trinidad Osorio, Casiano Garcia, Armando Amaya, and Leonardo Nierman. This fashionable gallery promotes contemporary art by talented figures of Mexico’s art scene, thus, if you love art, Galeria Rudic is a must-see.

Open Hours: 10am-1pm, 5pm-9pm Monday -Saturday.
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Galerias Diana

5) Galerias Diana

Galerias Diana is one of the most impressive and modern shopping stores in all of Acapulco. The shopping center is located in the Golden Zone of the city, or the Fracciomiento Magallanes neighborhood. All ages will enjoy the experience, as the shopping center offers boutiques, critically-acclaimed restaurants, a multiplex cinema, and an amazing video arcade for the kids.
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Mercado Artisanias La Diana

6) Mercado Artisanias La Diana

Mercado Artisanias La Diana is one of the well known flea markets. Mercado Artisanias La Diana is an outdoor market with a wide range of products, including both handmade and local products. Shoppers may invest in merchandise such as leather goods, beachwear, and other accessories.

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.
Shopping in Acapulco I

Shopping in Acapulco I

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.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.3 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 out some of the top tourist sights that you might also like to visit:

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
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 out some of the top tourist sights that you might also like to visit:

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 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.