Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitan), Panama City
(2.6/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
A great example of Panama’s religious colonial architecture, and one of the largest cathedrals in Central America, Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitan) stands tall over Plaza Catedral and stands out as one of the main points of interest of the local area. Two tall white towers with bells and clocks flank either side of a wooden entrance surrounded by stone walls. Inside, find a tall central nave with wooden pews, which flank either side of a central aisle leading toward the altar. Built between 1688 and 1796, the cathedral was almost completely abandoned until its renovation in 2003. Use our Panama City itinerary planner to visit Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitan) on your trip to Panama City, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • It is impossible to get an overview of the Cathedral, which is completely wrapped in scaffolding. It is closed to visitors and will remain so far in 2017.
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  • Was under construction, with no entry but still worth the visual of the surroundings of the square and the other old buildings.
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  • Not a waist of your time - you will enjoy the majestic, antique craftsmanship of this Cathedral. Very authentic and beautiful. 
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  • Imposing infrastructure!
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  • It still maintains the history of our country
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