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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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  • Lots of construction right now that has many areas difficult to access although still very nice to see the history and enjoy the restaurants. 
  • reach there by metro station 5 may then walk. There are several places in service including the Cathedral, the q already this fixed very nice.
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  • This site allows you to learn about the history of Panama, see the contrast between the renovations, but with respect for the base architecture, is a must in your visit.
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