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Portobelo National Park, Colon

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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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TripAdvisor
  • While this area is not as nice or well kept or interesting, it was worth the visit considering what else is in the area. It could have been better kept up and restroom facilities surely could be impro...  more »
  • Es una excelente opción para salir de Colón. Hay que tener en cuenta la calle estrecha que llega a Portobelo, pero una vez se llega es un lugar lindo para descansar y ver el horizonte. 
  • 這麼多年來這裡雖然沒有收門票管制這類設施, 整個遺址還是維持的相當好, 除了位在路邊, 不可避免的貪求方便的當地人就直接把車開到遺址旁邊.. 
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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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