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Portobelo National Park, Colon
(3.9/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
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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  • The fort is quite integral into the town, which adds character to such a small town. It is underdeveloped, which while not providing the quality renovations of some other sights, does provide it with ...  more »
  • A place must visit for its rich historical and religious. The people does not have many restaurants and leisure activities, is more to relax and enjoy the environment.
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  • I was very surprised to see how lovely, safe and charming this little town is. The ruins are very nice. We got beautiful photos. The area is kept clean. We were the only ones at the park. There are ma...  more »
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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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