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Panama Canal

Panama City, Panama
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Panama City Sightseeing Tour Including Miraflores...
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Ranked #1 of 57 Attractions in Panama City
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

We took a tour from Gatgun Locks as our cruise ship was not making a full transit. The small boat was well equipped, excellent on board commentary. It took a leisurely cruise towards the Pacific Ocean. We did the traditional thing of touching the lock walls and marvelled on how the canal had been made. An excellent tour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

If you visit Panama City then you have to visit the biggest revenue stream for the entire country. The Panama Canal is a 77.1-kilometre (48 mi) ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean (via the Caribbean Sea) to the Pacific Ocean. The canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and is a key conduit for international maritime trade.... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Marvel at the century old feat of engineering. Watch the enormous ships slide into the locks and be managed by the local tugs and trains. Learn about the expansion project.

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Reality
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Officially CHECKED off the bucket list! Thanks to PBA Tours, I got a good viewing spot and was happy with my transportation to this wonder! Make sure you see the movie before heading out to the balcony. The history is amazing...

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

It's wonderful to see how sluice works. Great building, great view. Interesting to know. Recommended for visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

A must see. We used the hop on and off bus - earphones not working and employees not too knowledgeable on the bus - but a really good way to get around. The Canal itself is amazing and you will learn all you want to know about how it was built and how it works. Really loved it

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We have been on 8 cruises in recent years, 6 of them with Celebrity, although we haven't been on the Infinity or been through the Panama Canal. Although we have been on a celebrity Millennium class ship before. We sailed from Fort Lauderdale through the Panama Canal to San Diego in November 2014. We stayed in a suite on deck... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

It's a part of History! Panama has a long and interesting history and when you think the found the Pacific Ocean by coming exactly here...well....it's just exciting!

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Trinidad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

It was a beautiful day spent at Miraflores. Sadly I hadn't expected to meet such crowded viewing areas. I was difficult to watch a ship pass through the locks without someone photobombing my view. :(

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Always a good place to take visitors to... Beautiful place, you can go with family or friends. Take great pictures.

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