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Panama Canal

Address: Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: 272 3165
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Panama City and Canal Sightseeing Tour
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Ranked #1 of 66 Attractions in Panama City
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Operating since 1914 and considered one of the wonders of the world...
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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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Boca Raton, FL
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Just came back from visiting the new locks under construction. They will be amazing. They will change the world of logistics, literarily. This is a must see so that you can learn more about the old canal and the new one to come soon.

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Urbana, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

I took a partial transit tour from pmatours. Everything worked like clockwork. It was my best experience in Panama.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

As part of our last cruise on the Beautiful Celebrity Equinox we visited the canal. At the time we got there our sons (ages 3 and 5) got to see two cargo ships going either way. It's something that we had learned about in school & one off the bucket list. Last year was the 100th celebration of it as... More 

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

This is my second time to Panama City for work and I skipped the Panama Canal last time - big mistake. I'm so glad I went this time. My boyfriend and I were genuinely so impressed and shocked at how much we enjoyed it. We both vaguely remembered learning about it in school but it was so cool to see... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

It was a good thing to see- though it was the whole experience that was great- not just the locks or such.

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We learned about the Panama Canal in grade school but to see the locks was mind blowing! What is more mind blowing is that it was built in the early 1900's! WOW

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Great couple of hours fun, interesting to see how the construction was done back in the early 1900's.

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Cartago, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

It was included in our trip. It was nice, the museum was a nice effect. I read about it before my trip, so I understood the film we watched plus I remember about it from High School .

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Historically significant and fascinating...plan a trip to go through the canal if you have not been. When you think of the feat of accomplishing this engineering marvel early in the 20th century with the environment working against them, you cannot help but be in awe! And it will be 101 in 2015!

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Claremore, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

It is an amazing thing to see the giant cargo ships go through the locks. It is hard to imagine that this was built over 100 years ago. The museum and the movie are very informative.

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