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Address: Panama City, Panama

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BUSY ROAD,NICE GARDENS

This is the main road along the front of the bay in the city,the road can be very busy at rush hours at both ends of the day,if you are driving there are several free parking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is the main road along the front of the bay in the city,the road can be very busy at rush hours at both ends of the day,if you are driving there are several free parking areas in the carriageway.If you are on foot there are access bridges spaced out along the road where you can cross safely from the... More 

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ohio
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43 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

There is a lot to do on this main drag, including some big shopping malls and restaurants. However, Panamanian life happens 3 blocks north. That is where most of the great restaurants are, pharmacies, little bazars and markets. Mostly safe but you should always be aware of your surroundings.

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Rocky Point, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is the main road along the waterway of panama city. The walking/running road (gorgeous) is adjacent to it on the water Alot of the hotels and condos line the avenida. To cross the road to any of the buildings from the water you need to cross over one of the few circular bridges. The sidewalk running along the business... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

I often struggle for a good place to run when I go to major cities but not in Panama City. We were staying in Casco Viejo so this was just a 5 minute walk away and provided a lovely 8 km run (4 km there and back) which can easily augmented by 4.8km if you add a return run on... More 

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Cartago, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I visited this area at night. I guess, the best view of the city!. They have take advantage of the architecture of the buildings togheter with the Avenida, used as a sport and relax area in the big city

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Iowa
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189 reviews 189 reviews
55 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

A great place to see the skyline or to get in a little jogging / biking / walking. It has a slight feel of Las Vegas w/ the casinos and lights as well as South Beach given the climate. Either way, it is a very nice drive or walk to see the skyline. The only downside to Avenida Balboa is... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

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

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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