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Panama La Vieja, Panama City
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Journey to the ruined city (now designated a World Heritage Site) of Panama La Vieja. Wander among collapsed walls and the still-standing church tower of the city, which was established in the 1520s. Ransacked by Welsh pirate Henry Morgan in the 17th century, not much remains, but what does is evocative. The museum's diorama, along with other artifacts, gives you an idea of the full extent of the city. To get the full experience, hire a guide to shed light on these architectural relics and paint a picture of life here. Take a look at our Panama City vacation planner to schedule your visit to Panama La Vieja and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Panama is FULL of history and this is a great place to start if you're in the city. I visited here while on a tour of different parts of Panama City and was able to understand more of the history of P...  more »
  • This set is very interesting, this pretty well organized the visit and with a train you facilitate them displacements in the interior of the city. Tower of the Cathedral, which is incredible, a good intervention that allows upload to the old campanario-fortaleza.
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  • Enjoyed walking here. Definitely worth the time. Uber is cheap, so there is no reason not to explore the city. 
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  • Beautiful historic ruins to walk through. Great for pictures too.
  • Great turist attraction, tours offered through the day.
  • Very beautiful and historic place. Has a museum near by which we recommend. Great history and very nice to walk through.
  • Beautiful area for pictures. Some parts were knocked down by squatters, but most of it appears to be rebuilt now.
  • it is a great spot to visit!! dont forget your school id