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Address: Quarry Heights, Panama City, Panama
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Short hike for amazing views

It's a short hike on a paved road to catch some of the most amazing views of the city. We had a driver for the day that dropped us at the bottom and met us at the top; so while we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It's a short hike on a paved road to catch some of the most amazing views of the city. We had a driver for the day that dropped us at the bottom and met us at the top; so while we hiked up, we drove down because the heat and humidity were pretty bad the day we went. At the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Yosvanis from Panama Milene Tours took us up to Cerro Ancon as part of our half day City Tour. Great views. We could see the ship enter the canal which we saw later at the Miraflores locks when the visitor center opened at 9am. Yosvanis is the best. He took us to Casco Viejo, the Causeway, El Pueblito - we... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The flora and fauna of this hill will enchant you. The views are spectacular! If you're gonna walk up the hill bring water and comfortable shoes.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We reached the ancon hill at 4 pm and the guard wouldn't let our cab enter the gated community which is the base for climbing the hill.. They only allow cars to go up the hill between 8am and 3pm. We had a baby stroller with us, which made it a 30 minute walk up the hill to get to... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Beautiful panoramic view of the Panama City from this small hill adjoining the same. Had to wait nearly an hour before my cab got a chance to ascend the hill as half the way up is a one way and they only allow a certain number of cars up due limited number of car parking available at the top. No... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Going to Ancon hill is a must. We paid a tour guide to drive us there. There was a long line to park so we had to walk up there, it's not a bad hike but definitely bring comfortable shoes just in case you have to hike up there. And sunscreen and lots of water. It can get pretty hot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My boyfriend and I "hiked" up the hill (wasn't too rigorous, took about 30 mins) and the views were amazing. Even from halfway up the sights were incredible. You can see the Panama Canal, the Bridge of the Americas, the entire city skyline, Casco Viejo, and the Pacific from the top. Absolutely worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My husband and I drove up Ancon Hill as recommended to us by a taxi driver. Great view and easy drive. We didn't see any animals but enjoyed the view of the city and the statue on the hill.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Ancon Hill offers amazing views of the Panama Canal, the ports, the Miraflores Locks, the Bridge of the Americans. But I was even more impressed with the views of the Panama City Skyline, the Cinta Costera, the Casco Viejo, and the Pacific Ocean. Parking is limited, so they let only a few cars up at a time. First, you have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Worth the time and drive! You may have to wait in line to drive to the summit, as parking is limited. Magnificent 360 degree view of the city from the highest point. Be sure to take your camera, photo ops are terrific.

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Address: Address: Quarry Heights, Panama City, Panama
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City

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