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Bridge of the Americas, Panama City

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Drive across Bridge of the Americas, which spans the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal. Built by the United States in 1962, the bridge remains an important part of the Pan-American Highway, though it's no longer the only road crossing on the canal. The bridge serves only vehicles, so you cannot cross it on foot. If you don't wish to drive across the structure, see it from the land or from a boat or cruise ship. Our Panama City itinerary builder makes visiting Bridge of the Americas and other Panama City attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The gateway bridge over the canal that connects Panama City central to the western parts of Panama. There are even sidewalks on the bridge.  more »
  • Go to the bridge of the Americas think totally unnecessary. Is a common bridge. Type go on Rio-Niteroi. But a photo taken of the bridge since Causeway, preferably after visiting the Biomuseu-in the back of the Museum-is very beautiful. Recommend.
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  • The bridge was built in 1962 and is the beginning of the Pan American Highway. Pretty impressive, given it's place in history. There are many repairs going on. All in all, an interesting visit (crossi...  more »