Best places to visit in Guerrero: discover the Top destinations of Guerrero
Guerrero has rich natural beauty evident in the city of Acapulco with its blue seas, pristine white beaches, lagoons, green hills and rocky cliffs, making it a popular city for tourists. The towns of Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa can be visited for their fishing villages and banana and coffee plantations. The offshore islands around Ixtapa offer diving and snorkelling opportunities for the adventurous.
You could also visit the town of Olinalá, famous for its lacquer work. Chilapa, one-time State capital, boasts of a sixteenth-century Augustinian Monastery. In the town of Taxco is the Church of San Sebastián y Santa Prisca, a masterpiece of Churrigueresque architecture. The Museo Arqueológico de la Costa Grande houses historical items and includes a collection of local artefacts. The Moorish-Byzantine-style Cathedral is one of the main attractions in Acapulco.
For an interesting experience, visit the Juxtlahuaca Caves, limestone caves that contain 3000-year-old pottery work and paintings of the Olmec Indians. Located close to the village of Acatlán are the Oxtotitlán Caves, stalactite caves, with paintings dated between 900–700 BC.