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“Great views” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ancon Hill

Ancon Hill
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Half-Day Panama City Tour
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West Kelowna, Canada
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133 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Great views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2014

There are incredible views of the canal,the city and area, this is a National Park, it lacks amenities or services up here, so bring your own water.

Visited February 2014
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Voorhees, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Great views of the canal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2014

This is a nice area to see the current canal and the construction of the new canal expansion. The Hill is at a high elevation which gives you a great view of canals on the Pacific Ocean side.

Visited December 2013
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Caracas, Venezuela
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great view of Panamá”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2014

It is a very nice and quiet place to go, with a beautiful view of the city in the top spot. Although you can take a taxi to the top I decided to walk, at first I was hesitant to walk up because Panamá can be a very hot place in the summer, but the walk was very nice and the whole road is heavily wooded so the trees create a very cool atmosphere and there is shade all the way. It only takes 15 to 20 minutes to get to the top and the reward is the beautiful view of the city.

Visited January 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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76 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Escape from the city”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2014

If you plan on visiting and do not want to walk the entire way then get there before 4pm as they then close the road to visitors and only allow residents through. It is not too strenuous a walk though and it is probably better to do it later in the day when the sun is not so hot (Not sure what time they open in the morning) Great views over Panama City from the top and if you are lucky you will see some wildlife on your way up. Lots of birds and little creatures I was told were called Neckies (Not sure if that is their proper name) like giant hamsters.

Visited December 2013
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A must see pit stop!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2014

A friend and I took a taxi to the bottom and then walked up the windy road to the top. It was physically challenging but we enjoyed the hike. The views at the top are stunning and it was really cool to see the Miraflores locks from so high up.

There is not much to do up there so make sure to make this a pit stop (makes a nice lunch break) and not a full day out of it.

Visited January 2014
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