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Address: Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: 272 3165
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Operating since 1914 and considered one of the wonders of the world, this...
Operating since 1914 and considered one of the wonders of the world, this fifty-mile waterway transports ships by raising them from sea level to more than 85 feet via a series of gravity-powered locks.
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Good place to spend one day,nice museum and cinema. Se sei a Panama City non puoi non andare a vedere il canale!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Good place to spend one day,nice museum and cinema. Se sei a Panama City non puoi non andare a vedere il canale!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

You can't visit Panama without going the the canal. It's a major part of history and they do a pretty good job of telling the story. But they leave out the really bad parts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Over the years I've been fortunate to do multiple transits of the canal and have always found it a worthwhile experience. Last month I took my son to Panama to see the canal. As a teenager I was glad he enjoyed the experience as much as he did.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Taxi ($20each way) for 2 from downtown to Miraflores Locks-which is the closer one. $15 pp, go either in the morning or after noon, closer to 2 when the ships start coming through again. Didn't get to the 3D film (on the hour) but was able to learn about the Canal through the narration when a ship was coming in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

When you visit the museum, you will be really impressed with the canal. We didn't understand why it was such a big deal till we saw the short 3D film and read about the canal at the museum. (:

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The full transit tour was great, about 150 people on boat and more than 50% got off after the partial transit. the boat holds 300, I don't think I would have enjoyed it if there had been that many on the tour. the guide, Gus, was great and answered all our questions

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The theory that explains these principles, seeking to establish equilibrium conditions governing it and from it you get to putting into practice various aplicaiones of communicating vessels and that is how the Panama Canal works on water pipes That is Fantastic

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is a must see, you pay 15 dollars per person for admittance. That was reasonable, and to see the giant ships come through. If you are lucky, you can see very big ships..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It's impressive to see how much work has gone into creating this. It wasn't my favourite activity to stand and watch a canal for an hour or so (especially in 36 degree heat) but it is what it is. I think you would regret going to Panama City and not seeing it as everyone would ask if you saw it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Interesting family experience. Not to be missed and if children are along for the trip it is very educational for them .

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Address: Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: 272 3165
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City

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