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Address: Panama City, Panama
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Description: Spanning the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, this 5,007-foot-long...
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.
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Bridge over the canal

It is a site to see! Stop at the park at the end of the bridge for a view of the ships waiting to enter the canal and those leaving. The canal is basically a one way street with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Swiss Alps, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

the bridge is okay, when you drive over it you see how old it is. the view from far away is "closed" at the moment (may 2015) there is no access to these points on the amador "island" due street work on the sides, go somewhere else not worth it right now.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

It is a site to see! Stop at the park at the end of the bridge for a view of the ships waiting to enter the canal and those leaving. The canal is basically a one way street with either coming or going.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

It is a big and important brigde, due to the significance to unite Americas. But apart from that, it is just a big bridge...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Learning its young history at the Canal Museum was more impressive than the drive on it. No need to make a special trip. Signage in P City is weak and last second-be careful!!

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Asia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This bridge has an impressive name, but it's not really very interesting. People might point it out, but I wouldn't take a trip to see it. If you happen to cross it while traveling in Panama, like I did, then make note that you've been there, done that.

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Punta Chame, Panama
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

you better be ready to know how to drive when you are on this bridge.. car wiz pass ya and motorcycle ride in-between cars when they get a chance..they ride the white line rush hour requires lots of patience and watch out again for the motorcycles...they will run over your car..if they could

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The bridge is a widely recognized landmark. I love seeing it from afar but it really needs repair and repainting. Be very careful driving across it as the drivers have very narrow lanes to maneuver in.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This is a large very visible construction - yes it is a bridge and there is not much else you can say about it. Locals are very proud of it.

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Puyallup, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I cruised under the bridge and it's iconic to think this man made bridge connects North to South America. I didn't see anything spectacular about the bridge other than it's the gateway to the Panama Canal, and that's exciting.

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Witham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Went under this bridge on a trip along the Panama Canal very interesting trip and one of the many interesting things you see on the trip

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