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“LOTS OF SHOPS,COPS AND PEOPLE” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Avenida Central

Avenida Central
Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #92 of 131 things to do in Panama City
Activities: Shopping
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Six-block-long pedestrian mall that is lined with shops and restaurants.
chitre
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“LOTS OF SHOPS,COPS AND PEOPLE”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Good for people watching ,food ,shopping and quite secure at night as well.
Evenings are better and I recommend the Coca Cola Cafe on the end of the Avenida. Nelsons Restaurant is a good choice and centrally located.

Visited March 2012
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“Interesting Street”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We are staying at the Panama Marriott. It took us about an hournto walk to Avienda Central. Lots of stores selling cheap clothes, housewares, cell phones, etc. A few kiosk vendors in the street were selling hats, wallets, sunglasses. Saw a few prostitutes, that made me sort of sad. Interesting to look at the people. Showing my ignorance, but I can't really tell who is native, who is of African descent, who is of Spanish descent. I don't think there were any other US folks walking around. I wanted to take pictures, but felt like I would REALLY standout, so I didn't.

Visited August 2012
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“Interesting to see the people of Panama City”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

We took a walk down Avienda Central while visiting a little park in downtown Panama City.
The most interesting part was seeing the Panamanians who were in the park. It is a great place for them to gather and visit with one another.
There were dozens of vendors selling lottery tickets, and some vendors selling very good looking fruit.
Dogs run freely through the park, but seem very docile.
There were a number of clothing stores that had merchandise that looked very reasonable.

Visited February 2012
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“Pedastrial Commercial area”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

It is an adventure walking in this pedastrian commercial center, were all panamanians visit.

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Panama City, Panama
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“La ciudad de Panama esta muy descuidada y sucia, tienem mar y no se puede usar por lo cntaminado que esta.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

es sucia un desastre y peligroso. el pais no aprovecha su potencial turistico.

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