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Avenida Balboa

Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #12 of 57 Attractions in Panama City
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Geneva, Switzerland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I love Central Banking Districts and Balboa ties you from the seaside to to min banks and fom there you can see the most beautiful building in Panama City...the F&F Tower! A true masterpiece!

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Panama City, Panama
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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106 reviews 106 reviews
32 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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
31 helpful votes 31 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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436 reviews 436 reviews
184 attraction reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Balboa Avenue (Avenida Balboa) is the widest and one of the most important roads from Panama City. It has a bit more than 3 km and it goes along the Pacific ocean cost. The avenue has probably the most expensive square meters in Panama City. Many hotels, business buildings, up-sacle condominiums and apartments are spread along its size. From... More

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La Oliva, España
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I love this place. Panama changed a lot in just few years. Now you can do lots of Sport Activities in Balboa Ave. all day long and of course the view of the panamanian skyline is just amazing! Cheers! Ricci

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Culver City, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

You could walk up and down for hours and find tons of great restaurants and shops! Very picturesque!

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Pisa, Italy
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Nice boardwalk, good for sport and dog friendly. Dont forget to bring food because there is almost bothing to eat and drink

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