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Ancon Hill

Query Heights, Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #8 of 59 Attractions in Panama City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

The hike was short. We took a taxi from Metropolitan Park which is $6 and told the driver to take us to the entrance rather than all the way up. the walk wasn't too strenuous and we made it in 30mins. The view was definitely better than metropolitan park. and it was clear with minimal obstruction. we even saw an... More

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We took a cab to the bottom and walked up, but had a hard time getting a cab back. It was a nice (sweaty and spider ridden) place to go for a walk. Bring your bugspray!

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Wildomar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We traveled to see Panama City and the Canal. The views from Ancon Hill make it easy to see the entry to the canal, the Miraflores Locks, the Ciudad de Panama, Casco Antiguo, and the Amador area. The overall view from Cerro Ancon helps you remember the many attractions in Panama City.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

It is worth your time to go up this hill. The view is amazing for very good pictures of Panama. You should go if you are touring Panama.

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nimokui
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Nice place to get a great view of the city of Panama. Our tour guide had access to the top most part where most people are not allowed to go so that was an added bonus. Nice place to visit

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is worth a visit to get an overview of the city. Parking was a little tricky, so we were glad we were with a private guide.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Overlooking the city from the highest point, there are stunning views of the city and the canal to be had. I have seen some folks walking up the hill, but frankly they were in really good health and shape. Unless you are an athlete, take a cab up. Poser for pictures under th gigantic flags atop of the hill. Oh,... More

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El Palmar, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Earlybirds must visit this place. You see many joggers etc doing their excercises. With luck you will see the monkeys in the trees, you will be able to see them early in the morning. Great birdlife aswell. Great view from up there. It is worth a visit. No charge, it's completely free.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Gettiing there is a breeze. A cab is the easiest way, and fairly cheap, though I took a bus back. It is a massive hill preserved as a natural park, with clearly marked pathways to follow and plenty of well marked plants and even a few water features. it has a bit of the semi-tropical jungle to visit, in the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Panorama view of the entire city, worth the drive. There was quite a bit of traffic on a Sunday afternoon. Best of all, there is no admission.

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