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Iglesia del Carmen, Panama City
(4.6/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Admire the monumental gothic-style facade of Iglesia del Carmen, some of the most visually striking architecture in all of Panama City. An homage to the gothic architectural style of the Middle Ages, the first stone of the church wasn’t actually laid until 1947, with its inauguration finally taking place in July, 1953. Step inside and find ornate stained glass windows and an intricately decorated altar positioned amongst beautifully carved stone pillars. The two towers of this Roman Catholic church rise high into the heavens, said by believers to help elevate prayers to God. Using our world travel planner, Panama City attractions like Iglesia del Carmen can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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TripAdvisor
  • Came across by chance and was very pleased. An object absolutely snow-white colour clearly stands out from the urban panorama.
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  • The Church is not particularly old inaugurated in 1953. It appears bright and friendly. It is big inside as outside.
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  • it ok lovely church but area is busy love that shops were close. Do plan for for the heat in summer. 
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  • Awesome church. It's been refurbished recently
  • Unbelievable how beautiful this church is. There is zero AC though so be prepared.
  • Lovely place
  • Beautiful old Church
  • nice church