Casco Viejo, Panama City

4.3
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. You can plan Panama City trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • We stayed in this area for four days. There is a wonderful walking tour that takes you to churches, museums, historical sites. The area has been gentrified and more and more buildings continue to be r...  more »
  • The old part of Panama city contains a lot of history. Many interesting places to explore. Historical Constructions and charming streets that yield many photos.
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  • The historic center of the old town is beautiful but small. Ruined buildings punctuate the streets that are being remodernised. The charm goes gently for bars, restaurants and cafés far too modern and without charm that are found all over the world.
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