Iglesia del Carmen, Panama City

4.5
#6 of 13 in Historic Sites in Panama City
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. Plan your visit to Iglesia del Carmen and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Panama City online trip itinerary builder .
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  • This Cathedral is one of the most popular of Panamanians, The Sunday service is eat hour and masses are 1 hr long. Nice place to visit  more »
  • If you travel a bit in Latin America or even in Europe, this church is very recent large unattractive for us... Certainly, the outside is original and quite modern, but inside lack of heat even if the local enthusiasm and attendance is strong.
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  • I have been getting around Panama City since I arrived a week ago. One my way to Allbrook, I passed Iglesia del Carmen which is a stop on the Metro. But it wasn't until a few days ago that I decided t...  more »
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  • One of the beautiful churches I've seen. Very spiritual, the priests are amazing. I love coming to Panama on a Sunday and attending mass here at this church. Very accessible, parking is usually full but the attendants are there to help you park. If you are a devout catholic or not you need to visit the church when mass is not in process.
  • It's Jewish. Goood
  • Unbelievable how beautiful this church is. There is zero AC though so be prepared.
  • Awesome church. It's been refurbished recently
  • Beautiful!!🌙

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