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Address: Panama City, Panama

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Gorgeous!!! You gotta go for a walk!

Once you are in Panama you will notice that a lot of the side streets don't have the best sidewalks. I hate to say it because I'm Panamanian, but it's the truth. They are not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Once you are in Panama you will notice that a lot of the side streets don't have the best sidewalks. I hate to say it because I'm Panamanian, but it's the truth. They are not very accessible to say it nicely, but in Avenida Balboa you can have the best walk you've ever had! The Cinta Costera (coastal line) was... More 

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Oakland, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

You really can't miss the Avenida Balboa as it stretches along the waterfront of Panama City. You will ride along it in cabs or with friends - and you'll see the buildings that make up the Panama City skyline up close. There is also a great jogging/biking path alongside for the energetically inclined. (Be careful how far you go on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Avenida Balboa was a very pleasant surprise in Panama City. Really perfect for your early morning jogging tour. No cars, no intersections, superbly maintained. A beautiful part of the city with skyscrapers on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other side. Always people here - jogging, bicycling, rollerblading. Several mini-gyms. A number of vendors of water and soft... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

There is a lot of construction going on along Avenida Balboa, and when it's complete this will be a really world-class area. There are waterfront entertainment areas being built, as well as the ongoing condo developments.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Avenida Balboa is absolutely stunning! We walked down from our hostel and although it was hot (like always) we really enjoyed the view. Definitely a great place to take pictures of the skyline. Also, very easy to catch a taxi here (like most places in Panama City).

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Having land, buildings/skyscrapers on one side and the ocean on the other is like living on the edge. There are many things to see and keep your senses stimulated. The area to cover can go on and on and on. It is a perfect place to get lost or loose. Probably the best way to explore this is to ride... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Nice place for jogging. Running, walking or riding a bike with skyscrappers on one side and the ocean on the other is a fantastic expirience.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I dont think you can miss this if you're driving into or out of the city. You have to drive by this area it's gorgeous. My friend who was driving me even told me how the roads up to the intercontinental were built over the past 4 years or something so I really found that cool. MUST DO!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

There are jogging and biking paths along the bay as well as basketball courts and exercise stops. It is a lively place to be in the morning for exercise and in the evenings, everyone is out for a stroll.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

An interesting street since the country filled in part of the ocean to create a wide boulevard. You can see the skyscrapers and some beautiful hotels. Minutes from the old city or shopping

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

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