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. To visit Bridge of the Americas on your trip to Panama City, use our Panama City road trip site .
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  • Stunning bridge linking the city of Panama with the interior of the country. From the viewpoint you can see the port of Balboa.Es the continuity of the Pan-American Highway. There is a monument to the Chinese colony that I contribute with much work to the construction of the canal is the complement after the visit to the locks of the canal
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  • Not of interest to visit take a look from a distance often cluttered and rolling to the step N is not in itself a visit to achieve
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  • A symbol of the city and the country, this bridge opened in 1962, is one of the largest in the continent and unites the city of Panama with the interior of the country. In addition, for the opening of the canal in 1914, it serves as union of Northern and southern parts of the continent, so its importance is vital. A breathtaking view, although maybe lacks a bit of care.
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