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Best things to do in Panama

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Beer Bar
“ The Casco Antiguo or Casco Viejo is the name given to the place where the city of Panama was moved in 1673. This city, traced reticular to the four cardinal points, was characterized by the axiality of its streets and popes, which earned it a classic model of an Indian city. It is located on a small peninsula, surrounded by a mantle of rocky reefs, within the current corregimiento of San Felipe. In 1997, the Old Town of Panama is included in the list of World Heritage Sites of UNESCO.”
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Shopping Centre
“A great mall with almost anything you would want or expect. Excellent shops, varied food options, a cinema with VIP screens, a supermarket, all in air conditioned comfort. The mall doesn't open until 10am, but some of the cafes are open earlier than this.”
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Restaurant
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“This is one of the major reasons travelers visit Panama to view one of the 7 wonders of the World.”
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Shopping Centre
“This is the biggest and craziest mall in the world... I wouldn't recommend it to anybody, but you can get everything you want over there on pretty cheap price. If you are looking for a little bit chiller and slightly more elegant option go to Multiplaza...”
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Museum
“A museum focused on the natural history of Panama, whose isthmus was formed very recently in geologic time, with major impact on the ecology of the Western Hemisphere. It was designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry. ”
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Historic Site
“This is the archaeological site where the first Panama settlement was established. There is a museum and souvenirs shop.”
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Hotel Bar
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“Live Music always on Tuesday! Excellent Live Music Acts for you and your friends. ”
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Building
“When you need to walk in peace and have a close encounter with nature this is one of the places to go.”
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Scenic Viewpoint
“Great spot to walk and to enjoy the sun in the most modern part of the city”
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Premise
“The mall is less than a block away. It has bars, movie theatre, casino, the Hard Rock hotel right next to it, the Megapolis Convention Center on top and stores. ”
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Pizza Place
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“This is a fun place. Breakfasts provided. One evening is a social evening, to which many attend. One evening is Trivia night. One morning is a market for everyone who has or makes merchandise.”
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Zoo
“This is a great tour allowing you to see first hand our local animals and giving you information on all, highly recommend.”
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Park
“The street between the islands in the Causeway was constructed with the land extracted in the construction of the Panama Canal”
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Shopping Centre
“If you want to shop where Panamanians shop, this is the place. Might be a little bit expensive at times. ”
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Neighbourhood
“These are the ruins from Panama's first city. It is a historic preservation site with a remarkable view of the coastal belt (Costa Cintera) and the city. It also boasts a fantastic museum that provides a lot of historic information about Panamanian culture. ”
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Shopping Centre
“It had grocery stores, clothing stores, restaurants and more, all in one place!”
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