Ancon Hill, Panama City

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Get your bearings and escape the bustle of Panama on top of Ancon Hill. Once used by the U.S. government to survey the Panama Canal, and given back to Panama in 1977, the hill now boasts a lush, protected jungle, home to a diverse range of wildlife and offering spectacular panoramas. Consider packing a picnic and hiking the short way to the top; from there you can survey the city and get a lay of the land. Keep your eyes peeled for sloths and armadillos as you walk. Make Ancon Hill a centerpiece of your Panama City vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Panama City travel itinerary planner.
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  • We walked up around 4pm and it took us a total of 90 min roundtrip taking our time to enjoy the views and the fauna. We saw 4 or 5 toucans and a family of squirrel monkeys!!! Beautiful sunset views an...  more »
  • After a walk of about 20 minutes approx. moves to the top of the Hill and a side you can see the skyline of the city, old town with the other side Albrook airport and the Panama canal. He liked me enough!
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  • Do this moderate to easy hike in the mornings before the sun bears upon you. The view of Panama from the top are worth it. And it is free.  more »
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  • Cerro Ancon provides you with a beautiful view of Panama City and the surrounding areas, it also is a very serene and beautiful location as well.
  • Nice place nice view
  • But unfortunately couldn’t make it that day ,it was land slide according to police and closed for 3 days
  • A gorgeous view of the city. You must stop here when visiting Panama.
  • Great view of the Panama City.

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