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Address: Avenida Central, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: 5072289828
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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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Beautiful old city

This is the newly rejuvenated part of Panama City and it is really cool to see. I would definitely recommend coming here just to see all of the old buildings and the new ones as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the newly rejuvenated part of Panama City and it is really cool to see. I would definitely recommend coming here just to see all of the old buildings and the new ones as well. Great coffee shops and restaurants. A good place to do your souvenir shopping.

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Boca Grande, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we spent several days touring the canal museum and the streets of this old section of the City. The buildings are undergoing restoration there are great restaurants and galleries we just loved it

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Casco Viejo is amazingly awesome, you'll find everything there, local food bars clubs touristic attractions... it's definitely a must

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Porto Alegre, RS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Casco Viejo - The historical part of the city, you must not miss! They have made a renovation on the streets.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cobble stone streets, very busy on weekends, beautiful park just too people watch at night in front of the beautiful American Trade Hotel. Park is so lovely and relaxing - Very safe at night watching children play and families gather to enjoy the calm, very slight coolness of the sun setting. We had our 27th Wedding Anniversary Dinner in this... More 

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Estero, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed walking thru Casco Viejo with our guide from Gamboa Tours! Tavo (Octavio) was so full of facts, history, smiles and patience! The old and the new so close together is breathtaking. We visited many churches, stopped for photos and some shopping and had a wonderful time! Highly recommend!

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Bergamo, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Casco is the antique part of Panama City. It is being loving restored piece by piece. Great place for shopping and dining

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Sambo Creek, Honduras
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Quiant restaurants, talented artists, and beautiful building for wandering and gazing. Not to mention the fabulous view of the City. Not to be missed if you go to Panama City!

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not as large as other Spanish colonial towns, but with a West Indies twist and with a few ruins mixed in. Half the buildings undergoing some form of reconstruction, but the rest are hotels, shops, coffee houses and bars. The squares have artists set up to sell the traditional textiles, wood carvings, jewelry and trinkets. Beautiful views over the bay... More 

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You should see it because it is historical, and if you are in Panama, it is one more thing to do. Nevertheless, I did not find it to be anything particularly great. It was good because...it was a new experience in a newly visited land. I was there on a Sunday, late afternoon into the night, and it was really... More 

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