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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  • Beautiful stroll in the city of Panama, spectacular views of its skyscrapers, very safe also.
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  • Very nice Avenue, not for nothing is the most modern in Latin America. Besides all the modern real estate development is there. Multinationals and banks move into this wonderful area full of luxury buildings. Front have coastal Ribbon, where you can walk to it making a walk or bike. This Avenue connects with the southern corridor and the bridge paitilla, close there the Plaza Paitilla hotel with a spectacular view. It is advisable to visit this area.
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  • We stayed at a hotel overlooking the promenade. It was lovely watching the people go by. We took a stroll one evening along the water and it was fun and felt safe. Weekend had a giant walk for some ca...  more »
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