Metropolitan National Park, Panama City

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Get away from the urban bustle at Metropolitan National Park, a sprawling area of green located just ten minutes from the center of the capital.Take a stroll by the canal, and through the tropical forest areas rich in wildlife, including sloths, toucans, and iguanas. Start at the visitor center to learn about the three main trails that cut across the 265 hectare (655 acre) park. The walks vary in difficulty and length, and each offers something different. Add Metropolitan National Park and other attractions to your Panama City trip itinerary using our Panama City travel itinerary maker.
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  • There are two nurseries, to which I went with my Bonsai master to get plants and see the Bonsai had. Bonsai were very expensive between 250 to 8000 depending on size, taking into account that they do not meet the basic rules of the Japanese Bonsai, seemed to be hybrids between Chinese and Japanese style. Better to make your own Bonsai. Moreover the plants with good features to work for Bonsai were more accessible, but they are cheaper in the medlar. After a good dribbled buy two good plants to 45.
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  • A beautiful urban jungle. Easy to walk around. You can walk the long (and hot) route to a sightsee point in about 2 hours. We didn't see much animals, but the trees and plants are okay to. The view at...  more »
  • A taxi to here from Albrook Mall should cost no more than 3$! The entry to the park is now $4 and you need 2-3 hours to spend, depending on which route you take. But the Los Trinos look out point affo...  more »