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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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We crossed over this bridge on our way back to Panama City from Santiago. Did what I could from the car, but hard to get good shots from a moving vehicle. Would like to somehow... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We crossed over this bridge on our way back to Panama City from Santiago. Did what I could from the car, but hard to get good shots from a moving vehicle. Would like to somehow stop next time before the bend to get side views of it.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Bridge of the Americas on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal is iconic. The first bridge to connect North/Central America and South America. Beautiful, especially so when the sun is setting and you sail under it.

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Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

One might wonder why someone would be excited about a bridge - but the Bridge of the Americas is special. It was finished in 1962 and was the only non-swinging bridge connecting North and South America until the Centennial Bridge was built in 2004. It's a very handsome bridge - and I suspect even more so from the deck of... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This picture is iconic - the entry to the Panama Canal. Taken from the Amador Causeway perhaps? A great sport to see some canal traffic making its way into the canal.

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Gruenwald, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

My hotel was near the Bridge of the Americas.I had I high floor room in the Carlsson Hotel,so I could whatch the giant and also smaller ships passing the canal.Certainly the experience not complete without the full crossing and visiting the locks.The Bridge is a noble construction and very impressing at night illumination

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Lewiston, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been over this bridge many times in the last 15 years. It captivates me every time. The bridge that connects the Americas. I've tried to capture its beauty every time I have been over it, but have never done it justice.

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Audubon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Bridge of the Americas is at the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal and connects the nations across the canal. It was moved from Texas our guide told us and to see 35 to 40 ships a day 365 days a year pass under her must make her rebuilders proud.

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Nothing to get excited about. It looks nice But lots of bridges are I can go on and on but there really is nothing more to ssy

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The Bridge of the Americas is a long, narrow bridge that spans across the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal. It is not much to look at. Nor is it much of a thrill to ride across. In fact, there are many far more impressive bridges all across the United States. But, here is the thing: The isthmus of Panama... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Something not to be missed. One has to drive through it to understand, as the view is great and it dominates the channel.

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Address: Panama City, Panama
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City

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