Panamá City Things to Do

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  • 1. La Buat

    La Buat is located close to the center of Casco Viejo.. Cheap drinks, it overlooks the ocean, good music.. I had a blast and can say that it was by faaaaaar the best party in panama. a little tip:...

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  • 2. Paseo las Bóvedas and Plaza de Francia

    Around the southern point, on top of the defensive wall built by the Spaniards, is the Paseo las Bóvedas, a walkway lined with souvenir sellers at some...

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  • 3. Cinta Costera

    Cinta Costera is the coastal strip along the Bay of Panama, constructed for recreation. There are several green areas, playgrounds for children and basketball...

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  • 4. Museo de Arte Religioso Colonial and Arco Chato

    Museo de Arte Religioso Colonial is housed in a small chapel next to the ruins of the Iglesia y Convento de Santo Domingo. The museum only consists of one...

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  • 5. Iglesia de San José

    Iglesia de San José gets a lot of visitors who come here to see the famous Golden Altar (Altar de Oro), a baroque altar saved from Panama Viejo when everything...

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  • 6. La Catedral

    La Catedral, or Catedral Metropolitana de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, is situated at the northwestern side of Plaza de la Independencia in Casco Viejo. The...

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  • 7. Catedral Metropolitana

    The old part of Panama City is UNESCO Patrimony of the humankind, including this beautiful Catedral Metropolitana. It was built in 1668, during the Spanish...

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  • 8. Plaza Francia

    This plaza contains the remnants of the original city wall on the farthest most tip of Casco Viejo. It provides a fantastic spot to watch the modern city or to...

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  • 9. Casco Viejo

    We set aside Sunday to visit Casco Viejo, the old part of the city. I printed a walking tour from Frommers to use as our guide, the area isn't huge but if you...

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  • 10. Daytrip-Jungle Land Panama

    A definite must do excursion in Panama! They picked us up at our hotel in Panama City and took us to Lake Gatun, a manmade lake that was created to assist in...

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  • 11. Portobelo

    Portobelo was a bit of a disappointment, perhaps it would have been a little more interesting if we had a real guide but really there isn't much left. The...

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  • 12. Monkey Island

    There are so many trips that include monkey island but none of the tour descriptions actually said what it was. As far as I can tell no one gets off the boat at...

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  • 13. Amador Causeway

    We headed over to the Amador Causeway on Sunday afternoon after visiting Casco Viejo and before heading to the airport for our flight back. The Causeway...

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  • 14. Isla Grande

    Panama is not really a beach vacation kind of place, Panama City is on the Pacific side of the country, Colon is on the Caribbean side but almost everyone says...

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  • 15. Daytrip-Portobelo and Isla Grande

    I had tried, unsuccessfully, to book a tour of Portobelo and Isla Grande before I left home but none of the tour guides were available for this particular tour...

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  • 16. Daytrip-Embera Tour

    Another highly recommended day in Panama! We had a private tour with Garceth who is an Embera Indian who lived in the jungle until he was 17. He picked us up at...

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  • 17. Panama City Railroad

    We took the Panama City Railroad from Panama City to Colon, there are only two trains per day Monday-Friday, one at 7:15am from Panama City to Colon and the...

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  • 18. Miraflores Locks (Panama Canal)

    Miraflores is one of the best places to check out the Panama Canal. It's very close to Panama City, and it has a visitors center which includes a museum, gift...

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  • 19. Enjoy the Jungle in the City

    Just a couple of kilometers north of the cit y center is the Parque Natural Metropolitano, where for a mere $2 one can stroll along several kilometers of marked...

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  • 20. Botanical garden Summit.

    The botanical Garden Summit is 10 kilometers past Miraflores Locks on Gamboa Road and was founded in 1923 with the intention of introducing tropical plants of...

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  • 21. Instituto Nacional de Cultura

    The National Institute of Culture is the agency responsible for preservation in Casco Viejo and running the museums in the rest of the city. This Main...

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  • 22. Teatro Nacional

    This magnificent building is adjacent to the Palacio de Gobernia and also faces Plaza Bolivar. It was designed by an Italian architect --- Genaro Ruggieri. The...

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  • 23. Museo de Afro-Antillean Museum

    As a daughter of Jamaican parents, although it wasn't my direct history, I'm sure an ambitious uncle of mine must have been part of the making of the Panama...

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  • 24. Black People of Panama

    Panama city is an amalgam of multiple nationalities and you would be surprised what you find there.Jamaicans or black or mulatto people of jamaican origin can...

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  • 25. Teatro Nacional

    The Teatro Nacional of the Casco Antiguo is another of the old city’s well-preserved neo-Renaissance structures. Constructed in 1904, the Theatre was renovated...

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