Avenida Balboa, Panama City

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Panama City's main thoroughfare, Avenida Balboa anchors some of the most expensive real estate in the world. Running along the Pacific Ocean, this 3.5 km (2.1 mi) long road attracts wealthy investors from around the globe. Home to the city's tallest buildings, the avenue cuts through Panama's financial district and remains one of the most photographed areas in the Americas. Plan to visit Avenida Balboa and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Panama City attractions using our Panama City trip itinerary planner .
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  • Undoubtedly Balboa Avenue is the modern heart of Panama City, full of skyscrapers and luxury hotels, its ridges invite you to walk safely, enjoy the views of the bay and the historic center.  more »
  • The Cintera Costera of Avenida Balboa is excellent and safe for family activities and sports especially bike riding,basketball,tennis,jogging and other outdoor festivities.From 0600 - 1100 Sundays the...  more »
  • Interesting Avenue. Especially for the panorama that lets you see the Panama which grows and rises as a contemporary city of opportunities.
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Where to stay in Panama City

To enjoy a balance between old-fashioned architecture and new-edge culture, the southern coastal neighborhood of Casco Viejo (Old Quarter) remains the best place to stay in Panama City. You can choose from a range of stylish boutique hotels and comfortable guesthouses lining the narrow streets of this neighborhood, home to many cafes and bars. For a selection of mid-range and higher-end hotels, many with swimming pools, look to the north-central neighborhood of El Cangrejo. You can also find budget accommodations in the beachfront suburb of Calidonia.
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