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Cathedral at Old Panama

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Address: Ruinas de Panama la Vieja | No Confundir Con la Catedral Metropolitana en El Casco Antiguo!, Panama City, Panama

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Old Church

Could not visit the beautiful old cathedral as it is undergoing extensive renovations. It looked like it was a beautiful church and would have like to see the inside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Susan A
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Tavernier, Florida
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Tavernier, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not visit the beautiful old cathedral as it is undergoing extensive renovations. It looked like it was a beautiful church and would have like to see the inside.

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Thank Susan A
Windsor, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this in July. Our tour guide gave us lots of history on this cathedral. It was nice to learn and see this. A very beautiful church and a good history lesson.

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Thank Jennifer C
London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pity but great as a photo from outside. Some stunning churches around the corner, but this has just been left.

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Thank MarcusGB9
Naples, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked in on our stroll of Casco Antiguo. This is a beautiful cathedral and well worth a visit. We actually stumbled upon it and went in on the spur of the moment.

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Thank Lynda L
Heywood, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The old town I'd currently under renovation, this building being one currently being worked on. We was not allowed to enter and only the right side didn't have scaffolding up. Will be back to its former glory soon as will other buildings

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Thank AndyCorns
Brisbane, Queensland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

This entry in TripAdvisor is a little confusing, as there are photos which have been posted by TripAdvisor reviewers of several different cathedrals - eg, one in ruins and one obviously functioning. I don't what the one in ruins is. However, the one with the stone building with two white towers either side (which is under renovation as at May... More 

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Thank seagullrob
Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

This is a beautiful cathedral in the heart of Old Panama. It is presently under renovation. The interior is classic and beautiful.

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Thank Bob L
East Wenatchee, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Take the time to view the old ruins of this city then stroll through the historic old city including the cathedral which has been restored. There is a huge diorama in a nearby church donated by a wealthy family that is spectacular. We also saw some great boutique hotels.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

It's a very impressive old cathedral right in one of the main plazas of old town. Lots of great architecture inside and out too. Hopefully it's open and you can go in to take a peek.

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Thank Bernardo F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

This historic cathedral is gorgeous with lots of gold leaf details throughout. It is definitely worth visiting.

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Thank Shirley M

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