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This charming old community’s churches, pedestrian walkways and historical plazas and palaces make it a must-see on any tour.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Avenida Central, Panama City, Panama
+507 228-9828
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you enjoy Spanish Colonial cities, Panama City will not disappoint. After San Juan, Puerto Rico, this is my next favorite. There is some French influence from the 1900 Century when they tried their hand at the Canal. There is a lot of renovation in...More

Thank JetGypsy_11
Reviewed 2 days ago

When you combine French plus Spanish architecture at the height of each cultures' dominance, you witness Panama!

Thank Edgardo S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a gorgeous area. It so reminded me of New Orleans with the quaint shops, restaurants, churches and street artist. Don’t miss the Rum bar, they have the best Mojoitos hands down. A big shout out to our guide Camilo for going that one step...More

Thank MaeMae911
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The day we went was very hot. But this is a must see if you have never been. We were fortunate to have an amazing guide... If you need one message me. I would be pleased to pass his name along. He speaks very good...More

Thank starryk02
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took a taxi at the mall in Panama City which is cheaper rather than from the hotel we were staying about 30 minutes. We btold the driver to where we were going and dropped us at the middle of all the attractions and pick...More

Thank Jaime L
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed in Casco Viejo and loved it! You can easily spend a day just exploring and enjoying the area. Apart from beautiful buildings, there are also lots of cafes, restaurants and bars.

Thank MezzaTom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Casco Viejo offers visitors a look into the past. Spanish colonial buildings abound. Some are in ruins but many have been reclaimed. The centuries old facades remain but what is behind them is new and modern. The French influence is also very strong because of...More

Thank ecmenendez
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the old part of the city, which is located near the fish market. It boasts traditional churches and buildings from the 1600s. Within many of these historical buildings you can find restaurants, shops and cafes. The area is undergoing reconstruction and upkeep of...More

Thank Esther S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a walking tour of old city. Old buildings being revitalize inside and out with keeping the soul of the past.

Thank nhvacabadfood
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommend for dining and wLking through the old parts of the city. While some sections were run down, felt like we got the closest views I’d local life and culture in this part

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We had no problem using Uber while in Pamana City. Download the app before you arrive to save time. You can use the airport wifi to book a ride and you'll know the fare ahead of time. I think we paid $20-30 for a group of 5... More