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El Arco Chato, Panama City

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TripAdvisor
  • A stunning gateway to see the old arch behind. It's a classic photo op place because of the antiquity that the Panamanians kept.  more »
  • Interesting ruin in the midst of conservation and redevelopment. So much work is going on around to restore the Old City to its former glory, maintaining building facades whilst redeveloping the build...  more »
  • This is one of the more interesting old remains in old town Panama but like many places have been neglected.This is an interesting place and should be a major tourist attraction--there is little engli...  more »
Google
  • Really cool not original thought to be built straight arch but seems it's the last thing standing haha
  • Step back 340 years into Panama's past to envision monks creating this edifice as part of their missionary work in the New World. Imagine what it must have been like without the experience being tainted by tourist commercialism. For the history buff, this a must-see stop.
  • Beautiful ruins. Definitely worth a stop on your tour of the old city.
  • A short visit to see some history
  • This place is free to visit. A historic arch.