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Address: Avenida Central, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: +507 228-9828
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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This charming old community’s churches, pedestrian walkways and historical...

This charming old community’s churches, pedestrian walkways and historical plazas and palaces make it a must-see on any tour.

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Taste of Panama City: Walking Tour with Food and Drinks in Casco Viejo

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History and Potential Unfulfilled

Interesting, glad I came, saw it, appreciated it, imagined potential, took photos and left...about 2 hours. Nice Panama, Poor Panama. Bad sidewalks, Terrible Trash. Help... read more

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Anthem, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Interesting, glad I came, saw it, appreciated it, imagined potential, took photos and left...about 2 hours. Nice Panama, Poor Panama. Bad sidewalks, Terrible Trash. Help. Even with rain and gray clouds it could be so nice, again. Tall banks are not enough.

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Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is a nice area to get lost in. The neighborhood is being rebuilt, always respecting the old buildings look & feel. There are many artists all around painting in the walls, canvas... I really recommend to go there for a walk.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I walk the narrow streets and took in the sights. Even though it was raining we kept exploring. We found a nice restaurant and bar and drank caprianias. There was a concert in the plaza and young people were out. we took lots of great pictures of the architecture and enjoy learning about the Spanish conquerors. We... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is an old area in Panama City that is being renovated and will be one of nicest places to visit. Turists and locals can find a bunch of good restaurants there. You will enjoy walking and eating.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is a mix of restaurants, bars, shops, new and old buildings - really interesting and worth a visit or to stay here for a couple of days.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Charming area of shops, cafes, churches, museums, restaurants, hotels, roof top bars, etc. Wish the sidewalks were wider and cars fewer.

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Get a Panama hat, and haggle the prices. Be sure to check out the many restaurants there. Great food, and good times to be had.

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Panama City, Panama
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Its a neighbourhood that has everything to offer for anyone at any time. From restaurants for a nice evening dinner to a effervescent nightlife, you'll find anything to suit your needs.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The ruins are located in the heart of Old Panama city. While your here also check out The Canal, or Interoceanic Museo. There are also many other historical buildings and sites in this section of Panama. There are also plenty of shopping and dining establishments to add to your festivities too!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Unforgettable. Vines and other rainforests foliage threatens to smoother the crumbling old city. Poignant, quiet. Like an enormous living museum. Highlight = a tiny, kitschy Museum of Emeralds resembling a mine. Self-guided tour concluded, perhaps not surprisingly, with a shop specializing in emerald jewelry. The most fantastic, dramatic exquisite necklaces. We were the only ones in the shop, and the... More 

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