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Reviewed 2 October 2019

I really enjoyed our morning in Casco Viejo. Visit the old churches, shop a bit, enjoy the views of the water and Panama City. I would recommend staying in this area.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Wynne O
Reviewed 16 September 2019

Not much to do here but only go to the museum and walk around. the cost to enter was $15 per person.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 16 July 2019

It really worth a visit. Make sure you go in and have a good look around. A very impressive piece of Panamanian history.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Alan H
Reviewed 8 July 2019

the cathedral was under renovations at the time of travel but th e backdrop and adjacent plaza offered countless photo ops of a historical time warp to the Spanish rule of Panama

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2019

Panama La Vieja is all that is left of the original City of the colonial era . It is not much except a few reconstructed walls of the old city . Still it is a favorite for Pamaminian family and picture taking . There is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank molamark
Reviewed 29 June 2019

This church is beautiful! Here's another place that u will find peace and quite , so close your eyes and you might be able to feel the people who walked thur these door long ago.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank lawanda106
Reviewed 8 June 2019

Spent some time in this plaza and this building was one you would want to see! The bell towers are lovely and inside the chapel is surely one to behold!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank la r
Reviewed 7 June 2019

Seems like a lot of people are getting Casco Viejo and Panama Viejo confused. Panama Viejo is the old city of Panama ruins site. It's full of heritage and archaeological sites. Fantastic place if you're into history of the city. There is a gift shop...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank HeatherJMB
Reviewed 5 June 2019

We walked, visited & shopped the whole.....day & still we want to go back to still visit more places before we head back to the USA.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank LittleMsJulie
Reviewed 10 May 2019

Notably the first European settlement on the Pacific, Panama Viejo was originally begun in 1519 as a town with a little over 100 inhabitants. It served as a launching pad for Spanish expeditions to Peru and as a receptacle for treasure before its return to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from jenndogg21 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, there was some construction going on around there but it didn't affect the cathedral. We went on August so it may be an issue now. Enjoy your trip.