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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  • Ancon Hill can be seen from all over Panama City. We went here because it comes so highly recommended. It is a 30-40 minute walk uphill, in the heat. Not for the faint of heart, although I did see fam...  more »
  • We arrived at the side of Ancon Hill at 11:53am. Our driver told us it was going to take us 45 minutes or more to make it to the top. Challenge accepted. It only took the three of us exactly 21 minute...  more »
  • We are accessed aprrs one works of 1.1kms of climb and arrival we discover an impressive panorama. Along the way you may have the chance to see some animals.
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  • 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.
  • Lovely,bird's eye view
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