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Address: Quarry Heights, Panama City, Panama
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$65.00*
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Mi Pueblito and Ancon Hill Tour in Panamá City
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$65.00*
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Half-Day Panama City Tour
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$120.00*
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Panama City's Top Tour

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Best Views of Panama City

A windy road up to the summit, there are several viewpoints that afford spectacular views of Casco Viejo, the skyline, and the canal. Make sure to visit all of the viewpoints... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A windy road up to the summit, there are several viewpoints that afford spectacular views of Casco Viejo, the skyline, and the canal. Make sure to visit all of the viewpoints. You can also see the largest flag in Panama flying high above the hill. Although you can walk up and down the hill, I'd suggest going by car/taxi unless... More 

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San Juan Cosala, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best views imaginable of Panama City, Casco Viejo and the Canal Zone can be had from Cerro Ancon. I drove up as I was pressed for time, but if you can, hike up and enjoy the scenery all the way up.

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Thank Musqat
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and hike to this place instead of driving. Parking is very limited and there is usually a wait for cars. It will make it for a more fun way to get to the top and appreciate the beautiful views.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

You will get spectacular views from this vantage point. You can see spectacular views of the city, and also of the canal. We took an Uber car to get here. This is one of the few times using Uber that we had a problem. Our driver didn't speak English, and my Spanish was almost as good as her English. It... More 

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panama, ciu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We accompany a family with 4 children . The whole family enjoyed seen the whole city from he top of the hill. But I think that will be better if the government give it better care to the place .

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Thank floreliza2
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Ancon Hill was one of the beautiful places I saw in Panama City. We went to the base and take a walk up. It takes like 20-30 min at normal cadence. It was better than with taxi because of waiting line for card. The view is very nice and you can see the city, the Panama Canal

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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Very nice place for sightseeing Panamà, from there you can take awesome selfies. Do not try to enter by foot or you may get lost, take a cab that can take you to the Top of the hill and then can walk down to the city again, on the way down you may find "Mi Pueblito" a touristic Caribbean style... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The facility sits on the lower slope towards the canal, and allows visitors to view the murals of canal construction on the first level. Limited parking through a security gate at the main building entrance. Use a cab with driver who can ask permission to enter.

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Lakeland, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Been there a few times it is interesting scenery is nice. The two things that is interesting is some of the history that is around the area that's if you like history it's not it's just a nice Scenic Drive and you can view the whole city and the canal

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Haren
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Very nice walk. First go to top with taxi. About 8 dollars with yellow cab from Riu hotel to top. On top nice view on different sites. Also near flag. On top also large black birds ( eagles?) Then back walking. About 2,5 hour walk but nice walk through forest and on good pavement. You see lot of birds, other... More 

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