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Bridge of the Americas

Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #21 of 59 Attractions in Panama City
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Type: Bridges
Owner description: Spanning the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, this 5,007-foot-long arch bridge connects both North and South America and serves as an important... more » Owner description: Spanning the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, this 5,007-foot-long arch bridge connects both North and South America and serves as an important part of the InterAmerican Highway. « less
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Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

There are 2 bridges going/coming into Panama city. The bridges of the Americas is probably the one you will take to explore other parts of the country. Its a big bridge old and lovely views but dont take your eyes of the roads as in Panama people dont stay in their lanes !!

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Dover, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Don't drive in Panama City during rush hour, also, all arteries leaving the city. The nice point is you get a long, slow look at the Bridge of the Americas because you're moving at 2 miles per hour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This bridge is quite a sight as you cross over it and look at it from afar. This bridge is the separating two coastlines. It's history is interesting

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

A pretty old bridge but fun to travel over and ponder the historic nature of it. Worth the trip in a cab.

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Upper Arlington, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a great old bridge, and is fun to cross and see the canal spread out next to you. Currently it is undergoing significant maintenance and painting - hopefully it will be around for many more years.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Has an amain view of the canal from above, along with the panramic view of Calzada de Amador, wich is also amazingly cool. At night you can see the lights of the ship that are waiting to cross the canal. Looks like millons fireflies.

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Penonome, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I've looked at this bridge from many angles and distances. These old iron bridges with a truss design are so beautiful and strong you can tell it could stand the worst of events. And to think it spans over an international wonder and what it took to put that little ol thing up there, it just makes you proud as... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

It was great to see this awesome bridge from our ship (the ms Zuiderdam) as it went underneath the Bridge of the Americas when we were transiting the Panama Canal. Got great pictures!

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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

cross it like 6 times! very well done and preserved, nice pictures. Very beautiful, great view of the Panama Canal

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Great, if moving views of the approaches to the Panama Canal locks and the harbour - you cannot be a pedestrian on the bridge.

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