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Panama La Vieja

Via Cinquantenaire, Panama City, Panama
+507 226-8915
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US$ 125.00*
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Panamá Laa Vieja es el nombre que recibe el sitio arqueológico donde estuvo ubicada la Ciudad de Panamá en su primera fundación en elsiglo XVI.
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“original city” (20 reviews)
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Via Cinquantenaire, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Particularly I didn't like it, is just a few ruins, nothing close, also no coffee shop or other places that can support your visit, so take some water with you before, specially if it's a warm day.

Thank Tatiana_Olivieri
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's nice.. But could be better maintained. An important part of the Caribbean history Please pay attention on the surrounding Barrie and make sure to take a taxi to be back in town

Thank Lollo A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your into history and nice long walks near the ocean this is your place. Panama la Vieja was one of the first attempts to build a port in the Gulf of Panama, this was very important during the conquest of latin america to transport...More

Thank Enrique O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Panama is an interesting site to visit. So much history of it's development and climbing this tower is a treat when reaching the top.

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is full of history but it hurts me to say that it's forgotten by our authorities. There is a lot of available space for a good visitor center set up, but it's not managed properly. The site itself is very pretty, and you...More

Thank Jairo G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An UNESCO World Heritage Site, Panama la Vieja will keep you entertained. Founded in 1519 and given the status of city by Spain, Panama was a hub for travel and transport to and from Peru. Through the 1500s and 1600s Panama had setbacks frm fire,...More

Thank ccksmra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quiet, easy place to visit. Nothing special but everything done well and nice staff to help you. Be sure to visit the local artisans and libraria at one end of the site.

Thank 74jeffz
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Plenty of restaurants, churches and historic buildings. Some have been renovated others are ruins. There is still enough to see and get a feel for the colonial past. Several green refreshing plazas surrounded by beautiful buildings.

Thank GlobetrottingSwede
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We enjoyed this visit to see how the original Spanish settlers lived. Life was not so easy there, and it was an interesting insight into early Spanish culture. The small museum is quite well done.

Thank divegirl3
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The cost is $15 if you are not a resident of Panama. He will walk along a gravel road from where you park or where your taxi cab drops you off. The walk will take you approximately five minutes. If you visit during the rainy...More

Thank Greg W
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Richard G
25 January 2016|
Response from goldmann |
No. Take a look on their website panamaviejo org
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