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The Best Things to Do in Panama City

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Things to do in Panama City

Panama Canal , Panama City
A marvel of modern engineering, Panama Canal stretches for 77 km (48 mi) and links the Pacific with the Atlantic Ocean via the Caribbean Sea.
Tours from $55
Historic Walking Area
Casco Viejo , Panama City
Feel the history as you walk through the streets of Casco Viejo, the capital city's oldest neighborhood. Built in 1673 to replace the origina
Tours from $45
Designed to calm the Pacific waves at the entrance into the Panama Canal, Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) extends for just over 6 km (3.7
Tours from $67
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Duration: 5 hours
This tour will definitely give you the best value for the best price!* Now The Panama Canal Visitor's Center is Open on Mondays!!!- Includes 5 hours touring The Panama Canal, Amador Causeway and The Unique Casco Viejo.- Forget about hydration and what to snack on during the tour, during this tour, you get all this in an unlimited way!- Enjoy the best atmosphere during the tour with the enthusiasm and energy of our extraordinary certified bilingual guide- Get the best shopping at the best prices thanks to the experience and advice of our guide, who will give you important tips to make the best choice.- We guarantee personalized attention from the moment we receive your reservation. You'll receive a coordination call the day before your tour to confirm your time and pick-up location as well as personalized updates and answers to your questions and concerns.
Book on Viator from $100
National Park
Soberania National Park , Panama City
Hike to the sounds of howling monkeys through the tropical leafy trails at Soberania National Park. With over 500 species of birds, this spra
Tours from $96
History Museum
Learn about the history and the endeavor of building the Panama Canal at Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama, which traces a timeline fro
Tours from $45

Panama City

Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas · Shopping Malls
Those looking for things to do in Panama City will find a host of activities to suit every type of traveler. Caught between the Pacific Ocean and the Panama Canal, this Central American city offers a blend of modern amenities. Shopping malls, national parks, military ruins, and a plethora of tours to see whales, monkeys, and other indigenous wildlife await travelers preferring outdoorsy itineraries. Those looking to take a step back in history can wander the avenues of Casco Viejo, where they'll find colonial houses built in the 17th century.

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Where to stay in Panama City

To enjoy a balance between old-fashioned architecture and new-edge culture, the southern coastal neighborhood of Casco Viejo (Old Quarter) remains the best place to stay in Panama City. You can choose from a range of stylish boutique hotels and comfortable guesthouses lining the narrow streets of this neighborhood, home to many cafes and bars. For a selection of mid-range and higher-end hotels, many with swimming pools, look to the north-central neighborhood of El Cangrejo. You can also find budget accommodations in the beachfront suburb of Calidonia.
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