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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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Was stunned by the engineering, design, the whole concept. Awe inspiring. The trip through the canal, the simulation, the knowledge of the tour guide - top class, out of this world

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Was stunned by the engineering, design, the whole concept. Awe inspiring. The trip through the canal, the simulation, the knowledge of the tour guide - top class, out of this world

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The history of the Canal is mind blowing. The effort and planning that went into building this world wonder is super human especially considering it was completed in 1914.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

3D movie, museum, see the ships passing the Canal, have your tourist guide bring a cooler with snacks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Went with family here and its worthed every penny you pay here. Its incredible to see ships passing thru this amazing channel. Its a must in Panama.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful and very interesting attraction. Great museum with a lot of informations. We went there around lunch time and we have seen just 2-3 ships going through. Morning is probably better

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

A must see when in Panama. Once I. A life time Experience. Arrive early to make sure you see at least one boat going thru. It gets crowded too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The canal is a must see! We did a tour but missed the visitors center due to traffic. Recommend doing the tour if you have a full day.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

You have to time your visit. Before 10 am or after 3 pm to view the ships transiting. If you time right it is spectacular!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Went with Bearfoot tours want to the lake Gatun then through the locks into the Pacific Ocean. It's a Must to do.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Very interesting. Watched a ship pass through. There were literally hundreds of school children on the day we visited so it was difficult to get around and the noise level was high. Three D movie was very informative. We went in the morning 9 - 10 am when ships are entering from the pacific side. I understand that in the... More 

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