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Cathedral at Old Panama

Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #23 of 59 Attractions in Panama City
Type: Historic Sites
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Florida Keys, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Take a short cab ride to see the cathedral is beautiful take your time and see it all the most beautiful sculptures ever

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Redondo Beach, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Thanks to our guide Mario he made sense of everything and explained the items to us and walked with us to he could point out the items in succeeding order.

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Union, New Jersey
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204 reviews 204 reviews
66 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Took a couple of photos from the plaza across the street. Just as others before me have mentioned it's closed. It would be nice to see it restored to a more appealing exterior.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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149 reviews 149 reviews
40 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I was most disappointed to be shut out of this important structure. Obviously someone is making a bad decision not to make this historic and important church closed to the public. On a Sunday, no less.

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Saskatchewan, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Interesting from the outside but you cannot go in. Doesn't say when it will be open. I asked a few locals and they did not know either. To bad because the architecture from the outside is worth a look.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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62 reviews 62 reviews
8 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

As a kid this was my favorite part of the "pride of panama" tour we would go on every year in school. As girl many thought of this being "the" place to get married. Once you read the story of how it was protected from pirates it becomes so romantic. If you happen to be here at Christmas time do... More

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Basel, Schweiz
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Great to walk. At the top you overlook part of the canal and the Skyline of panama. With some luck you see interesting birds - and I met even a Skunk with her baby.

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Located in the heart of the old town and next to a local market fro tourist this is a nice cathedral and worth a walk around it. We didn't have the chance to visit it.

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Kelowna, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I observed this cathedral many mornings from my hotel window. It look like just another place of worship. One afternoon as I was exploring the city while walking, I was about to pass it by. Upon entering I was amazed at its design, the architecture, the stain glass windows, just to name a few. I walked down the isle to... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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51 reviews 51 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Would love to see the Cathedral but it is closed. The outside side niches were covered as well. The signs did not say when it would be open again

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