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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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Must see the canal!

This was such a cool experience - really a must see. You are able to see ships going through the canal and how the canal really functions. A great experience!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This was such a cool experience - really a must see. You are able to see ships going through the canal and how the canal really functions. A great experience!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Nice to Visit. One time. Did most of the tour. The 3D Movie sucks, About 3-5 min long has a cartoon character that tells you about the Panamanian poeple before the canel to present time. A hole lot of information is missing. It something that can't be covered in 3min. Everything else is great for the Family

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Great experience. A MUST-GO place. Filled with history and fun facts. Don't miss the operations of the canal from the aerial deck.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

I made my trip to Panama to see the canal. I was not let down. The visitors center is a nice building with enough there to allow you to learn about the 100 plus year history of this amazing human marvel. I knew some of the history but learned quite a bit watching the movie and looking at the exhibits... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Remarkable tour! Very nice place to visit. Easy to get to, easy to navigate and you get a GREAT view of everything!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Undoubtedly, this is still the main attraction . I think the museum is very good and allows us to understand the importance and history of Canal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

"Eclusas de Miraflores" - I do recomend! It's better to go there by taxi and the visit takes almost 2 hours to see the "eclusas" working, the complete exposition (from the first idea to the planned future to this singular canal) and the film. We saw a submarine crossing from the Pacific Ocean yestarday!

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Bedford, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

It is a good idea to check with your hotel to see if they would recommend a good Tour Guide to take you to the Canel, it is well worth the little extra .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The museum was a disappointment most of the displays were broken. Could have been way more informative. The only real cool part was going to the observation deck to watch the boats go though the cannel. The locks engineering was amazing for over 100 yrs old

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

If you want to see the canal just take a cruise in the canal that takes you thru 2 of the locks; they will tell you the story of the canal and includes food (food was ok) the cost was about $139 for about 4 hours

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

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