Observation Centre Canal Expansion, Isla Colon

Categories: Observation Decks, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 15+ reviews on the web
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  • Be there right when it opens at 9am or you might not get to see any ships go through, it is really interesting to see how they pull them through the canal 
  • The magnificence of the engineering at the sight of one. Human work, has made this step, to achieve lower costs and ships travel times, so it is incredible. The runways are not prepared for the amount of people coming to observes the passing ships by the locks... should improve. Also you can see a short 10 minutes on the history, and the future renovations of the channel; next to a walk through a museum. Out of the way of a ship that can take more than half an hour, the rest of the attractions, are brief.
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  • The new visitor's center for the new Gatun Locks is worth a visit. Unlike the others, which I suspect were after-thoughts, this facility was designed to provide a great view and education on the canal...  read more »
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