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Address: Gatun Lake, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number:
+507 272-3165
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Operating since 1914 and considered one of the wonders of the world, this...

Operating since 1914 and considered one of the wonders of the world, this fifty-mile waterway transports ships by raising them from sea level to more than 85 feet via a series of gravity-powered locks.

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Awesome trip! Celebrity Infinity cruise. Amazing how old Canal was built in 1914 and still is so great. New section not yet open to cruise ships, but will be in the Fall 2017... read more

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Rockaway, New Jersey
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60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Awesome trip! Celebrity Infinity cruise. Amazing how old Canal was built in 1914 and still is so great. New section not yet open to cruise ships, but will be in the Fall 2017. Tours explain the history and well worth the price.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My organization, Cross Border Connections, collaborated with Discover Panama 365 to organize a trip to Panama for students from Trinidad and Tobago. The trip would have been incomplete without a visit to the Canal. We arrived at the canal around 9 am. It was already crowded, with shorter persons like students having no chance against adults to see the Miraflores... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Panama canal is well worth a visit! Åt miraflores locks they tell you exactly what is happening when a ship passes and the museum till the interesting tale of the building of the canal

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Thank Kaos M
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were on a cruise and took an optional excursion through part of the canal, like other reviewers have stated it is a very long hot day but well worth it what an amazing experience. It was an interesting drive from the ship to the canal the parts of Panama we saw are very lush. After boarding the ferry we... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a tour to phis place in April. Was in Miraflores center and museum. Nice opportunity to see and estimate how the whole process looks like, get familiar with the history of the canal. I liked everything, but the price of $15 looks a little high, especially when the locals pay 5-7 times less :)

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A truly remarkable man made wonder. Just plan on taking several days to incorporate this attraction into your tour of Panama. To view the new locks and see the museum, and truly experience the canal, takes some time. But it is worth the effort!

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Something very impressive, the majesty of the place, the prices are cheap, they have to know, not going is like not knowing Panama

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Thank mspinelli218
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the wait to see,this marvel of engineering and construction,was awesome to see in action.The container ship we watch go through the lock,was I must say pretty cool

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Los Angeles, California
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I went later in the day to avoid all the crowds. We sat outside on the deck with a couple of drinks and watched a ship pass through. The museum was even better. The staff was incredibly nice and helpful.

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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46 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Use the Uber app to get there, it is easy. If you want to visit the Biomuseo, you can buy both tickets for a reduced price in Miraflores. The museum is interesting, and there is also an 11 minutes presentation inside a cinema.

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