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Address: Panama City, Panama

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Well we live here so we can't be totally objective

Great views, restaurants and shopping. There are nice parks for enjoying the waterfront, but some days there can be a sewage oder. Trafic is often bad.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Steven F
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Panama City, Panama
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Panama City, Panama
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Great views, restaurants and shopping. There are nice parks for enjoying the waterfront, but some days there can be a sewage oder. Trafic is often bad.

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Cleveland, OH & El Cangrjeo, Panama
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Ave Balboa was a divided, 2 way boulevard along the Bay of Panama. 3/so years ago they filled-in more of the bayfront & created the Cinta Costera (with a huge green space in the middle). As a result, Ava Balboa is now only 1 way (west) & the Costera is the other way (east). The extension of this roadway-system seems... More 

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Heredia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Easy to drive, great views of modern buildings on one side, recreational walks and the Ocean on the other... Especially beautiful at night, reminded me of Miami with purple and pink lights...

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United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Big, expansive water front boulevard with attractive hotels, restaurants and walking opportunity on way to the Cosco Antiguo which is a wonderful destination. Did not see a single bike but wanted to do one of those city bike tours on this big scene street.

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Chihuahua, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It is a great experience to go for a walking or jogging when the sun is waking up or sunset! you'll have a magnificent view! There you could find street gym equipment, skate track, kid's play ground and so on... Everything for free!

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Monroe, Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

My husband and I went to Panama with Trafalgar Tours and we stayed at Le Meridien Hotel on Balboa Ave. The hotel was very nice and clean we had a view to the bay it was very impresive to see all the high rise buildings just beautiful!

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Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This avenida provides a great view, and with the newly constructed cinta costera, a nice place to stroll. Probably best to stroll in the early evening because of the heat, but the government did a fantastic job with the perfectly manicured and colorful foliage.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Easy and short access to this beautiful street with nice walk along the sea is by metro. Get off at San Tomas station and walk about 200 metres.

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Vancouver, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
25 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is a long promenade along the ocean with some park area beside it to separate it from traffic. Great for jogging, walking, biking or skateboarding. But remember it is hot, with little shade, so bring hat.

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Roseville, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A long walk but there is so much going on the Ave...so many parks, local vendors and a beautiful view

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