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Casco Viejo, Panama City

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Feel the history as you walk through the streets of Casco Viejo, the capital city's oldest neighborhood. Built in 1673 to replace the original city (which was completely destroyed because of an invasion by the pirate Henry Morgan), the World Heritage-protected neighborhood displays some of the best-preserved examples of colonial architecture in the city. An abundance of churches and plazas give character to the area, while a good selection of cafes and restaurants make for pleasant places to stop and grab a bite to eat. To fully appreciate the history of the area, take a walking tour. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Casco Viejo and many more Panama City attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Panama City vacation trip planner.
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  • Dear travellers, who was in Panama cannot visit at least for a few hours on the old quarter. Here it seems to be in another city, far more characteristic and detail from new zone where the skyscrapers are the masters. Awesome to see from late afternoon onwards, perfect for the evening with its restaurants and perfect for every need. I recommend drinking a beer at sunset on the terrace of a bar and enjoy the sunset looking at the skyline. And for the gourmets recommend the restaurant Gatto Bianco, good pizza and great Beef fillet.
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  • Great place to visit during the day and at night. During the day many shops. At night great bars and resturants 
  • Feels like the French Quarter in New Orleans and Havana had a child. Lots of wonderful architecture from different periods to see. Chic restaurants and boutiques. Very walk-able. What more could you w...  more »