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Panama City

Skip the Line: Panama La Vieja Admission Ticket

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    What to Expect
    Visit: Panama La Vieja, Via Cinquantenaire, Panama City Panama

    Visiting the Panama Viejo Historical Monument Complex is an opportunity to discover the history of the first city founded by the Spanish on the Pacific coast of the American continent as well as the remains of its Pre-Hispanic inhabitants. Below we provide some advice for you to plan your visit.

    The circuit around the Panama Viejo Historical Monument Complex covers a distance of 1.5 km and can be done in 2 hours, including the museum, a walk around the site, and going to the top of the lookout.

    The lookout is at the Cathedral Tower, it has a height of 30 meters and it allows the visitor to enjoy a panoramic view of the colonial city and the modern city.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    The Panama Viejo Historical Monument Complex
    Departure Time
    Tuesday to Sunday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Entry/Admission - Panama La Vieja
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code: comfortable shoes and outfit, bring umbrellas in case it rains.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 1,000 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    I enjoyed the visit here and looking at the historical monuments and museums. What i didn’t like was how unorganized they were here. When I first got here, the young lady at the booth was confused with my tickets from trip advisor, she called someone and eventually they let us
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    Visited this site with our family on a recent trip to Panama. Pretty cool look into the history of Panama City and learn the story of Captain Morgan and his raid of the city. Also great views of the contrast between the old ruins and the modern-day Skyline. We simply walked the
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    It is a very well organized area, beautiful streets, cafes and varied eating options, ancient monuments and buildings very well protected
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    We didn't plan to spend too much time here, but actually we spent more the 2 hours. Here is where the city started, with a lot of history to learn. And the ruins are beautiful. There is a fantastic view from the top of the ruin tower.
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    About the operator
    By: Panama La Vieja
    2,144 reviews
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    London, United Kingdom
    Worth a visit. Fabulous walk
    Alongside these evocative waterfront ruins are mangroves and marshes which attract fantastic birdlife. The tower
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    Sunnyvale, California
    Nice place with deep history
    Must see on trip to P city. We took an uber there. Buy tickets at visitor center and then there a shuttle to the
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    Richard C
    Panama City, Panama
    500 years aniversary of Old Panama
    Exciting historical times, this city was the first pacific foundation for Spain anywhere in the Western Hemispher!
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    Old town is nice to visit for a day
    When in panama, definitely visit the old town, with its historical sites, colonial buildings, nice places to eat
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    Reginald G
    A must see!
    This is a great place to visit to learn about the history of Panama. Great museum and old structures.
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    Dogs not allowed, no permite mascotas
    Unfortunately dogs / animals are not allowed, not even in a fully enclosed carriage. It is a crying shame that
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    Could be more organized
    I enjoyed the visit here and looking at the historical monuments and museums. What i didn’t like was how
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    Interesting Ruins
    There are some interesting ruins here and a well-done little museum that takes you through the history of Panama
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    Bossier City, Louisiana
    A neat place to visit and see so much history about Panamá
    We did a private tour for La Vieja and really enjoyed it. The tour didn’t take too long but we learned quite a
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    Fredericton, Canada
    Interesting historical ruins
    We had a tour of the site of the original settlement at Panama City as part of a Holland America tour of the
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    Wonderful history
    A great history kept authentic and can easily imagine yourself there when the Pirates attacked.. buildings have
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    Peterborough, Canada
    Pretty cool ruins
    Visited this site with our family on a recent trip to Panama. Pretty cool look into the history of Panama City and
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    Eva S
    Pembroke Pines
    Part of history
    We got there and bought the headset. There is a vehicle that drives you to the ruins. The video headset has
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    TOM Z
    Hayden, Idaho
    History at it's best
    Don't miss this historic adventure. Learn about the beginninngs of Panama City From the take over by the
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    Alan H
    Really is worth a visit
    Do not miss visiting this historical place. There are lots of ruins to walk through and a small museum. It cost
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    • Panama La Vieja
    • Duration: 1h
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    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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