El Arco Chato, Panama City

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#11 of 17 in Historic Sites in Panama City
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  • Historic walking areas and neighborhoods popular with visitors and locals, also attractive handiwork and souvenirs stands  more »
  • This "ruin" has no roof and is missing many of its walls, but it still has its flat archway (as opposed to the usual rounded archway). Not the original flat archway, which collapsed (not surprisingly)...  more »
  • You stop there and take photos and more photos. Beautiful location in the old town and you must see it and admire it
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  • Adjacent to the Museum of Religious Art. Small, interesting museum with relics from the colonial period.
  • Remains of an old Dominican church. It's free to walk around and look at the architecture.
  • Me being a child, it was okay. I wish that there was more information on the artifact though.
  • Good place to take a couple photos but not much else.
  • 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.
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