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Portobelo National Park, Colon

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National Park
Beach terrain and tropical climate combine with historical significance at Portobelo National Park, an important colonial port settlement discovered by Christopher Columbus in the early 16th century. Well-situated for transportation links with Europe, the port was host to a colorful cast of prosperous colonial frontiersmen; watch for the burial place of English explorer Sir Francis Drake. The name literally translates from Spanish to English as “the beautiful port.” A number of ancient ruins and historical churches are also located at the old port city. Arrange to visit Portobelo National Park and other attractions in Colon using our Colon travel itinerary maker.
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  • Small historic village with ruins of strong and old building with guns. Visit by boat to Playa Blanca. Beautiful beach with white sand and vegetation preserved.
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  • This town located in the province of Colon, is located on the Caribbean side of Panama, history beef on all sides of the village due to the colonial ruins which has, as part of the UNESCO World Heritage. The town as such does too, but worth the visit for the natural environment surrounding it as well as to visit old military fortifications of the colonial era, such as the Fort of San Lorenzo, the ruins of the castle of San Carlos, Santiago battery and Fort San Jerónimo.
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  • This Park allows you to see the ruins of the walls of Prtobelo, very important in colonial times. Remind me of the walls and forts of Cartagena de Indias (Colombia). You can get in truck after passing through Columbus. The charming landscape. Very nice beach.
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  • Nice historic side. Beside Panama Viejo the most important if Panama
  • Dżungla, masa dziewiczych terenów, roślinność. Możliwość wynajęcia przewodnika w Portobelo.
  • nice very small
  • A place for mental hygiene.
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  • With batteries historical place, overlooking the Bay of Portobelo and above all the sanctuary of Jesús nazareno.
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