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Avenida Balboa

Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #12 of 59 Attractions in Panama City
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks

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fl
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Very pretty strip but the ghetto down the street that has been there forever is worth the trip. I believe it is a little better than Mumbai. That drive would make children appreciate you even more. There are no dividing lines in the street, be careful.

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Miami, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

A place to drive through in the heart of Panama. Great restaurants and nice views. Fun place to drive back and forth. Nothing really asan attraction as it is an avenue with commercial properties on both sides that connects one end to another.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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202 reviews 202 reviews
53 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great to drive, walk, run or just hangout. Wish I had more time in Panama City cause I could of hung out and enjoyed this part of it more.

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canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Lots of shops and you can find everything there. Lots of walking necessary. Lots of traffic...... Be careful when crossing the street.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
23 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I was staying at the Miramar Intercontinental and much enjoyed the opportunity to use the walkways along the seafront. These were well frequented by runners and walkers from first light. they felt entirely safe. There are several bridges over the wide road towards the hotels on the other side. Well done to the Panama city authorities!

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Panama City, Panama
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Great place to take pictures too. You can walk, ride a bike or skate at the Cinta Costera. Don´t forget to buy a "platanito" and a "raspado"

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Aurora
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107 reviews 107 reviews
32 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The avenue is very wide and the drivers are all driving at a fast clip. There are pedestrian bridges along it to cross over. The bay sidewalk is very nice to people watch and view the high rise buildings.

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Bogota, Colombia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
21 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Lots of hotels and condos and lots of ongoing construction. The walk along the pathway in front of the water is great, but walking the sidewalks of Balboa can be a challenge with lots of uneven surfaces. Traffic of workdays is noisy with lots of exhaust.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

i just love those kind of places in the big city where you can work out or just chill nicely... at night you find many people running or dancing or just walking... you feel safe and it has an spectacular view of the casco viejo... :D

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Sarona, Wisconsin, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Our condo is on Balboa which is a main road thru the financial district. There is never-ending traffic day and night. But, you can always find a taxi to take you where you want to go. There are several restaurants around the area with several more getting ready to open.

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