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Panama La Vieja

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Address: Via Cinquantenaire, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number:
5072268915
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08:30 - 16:30
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Tue - Sun 08:30 - 16:30
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Panamá Laa Vieja es el nombre que recibe el sitio arqueológico donde estuvo...

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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Panama City and Canal Tour
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Day Tour of Panama City
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Panama City Full Day Tour

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Going back in history

Great morning or late afternoon excursion. Unless you read Spanish, museum could be skipped but ruins of the old city are worth checking out. Great place to walk around & kill a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a nice historic place but I didn´t find it so special. the museum is OK but there many parts are only in Spanish or with a reduced English translation.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is wort the effort of getting there. If you are on the budget just catch any bus that goes to Panama Viejo and you can be there just for $0.25 to get back you can get a bus that is going to the down town, it should display as direction ALBROOK and you can get off in town.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great morning or late afternoon excursion. Unless you read Spanish, museum could be skipped but ruins of the old city are worth checking out. Great place to walk around & kill a hour or so. If you love old ruins, it's a must & so easy to get to.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to go to check out the first panama city! There's a free section and a section w/ admission. For some reason the free section was closed off, so we had to pay just to get in, anyway. But tons of old things to look at! :) Good time!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was worth going to - cost US$6 one way in a taxi from centre of Panama City. Few people there when we were there, so relaxed and leisurely - could just take our time and stroll around the old ruins. Might get a bit muddy in heavy rain.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We toured the ruins of Panama and there is lots of history and very interesting. A must if visiting Panama.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth visit. If you are a student bring your ID with you then they make a discount and you can hop on a minibus and enter museum with only USD 5.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice place to see the local history. A nice walk to and amongst the ruins that has a lot of shade. Very historical and very much worth your time. If you don’t want to walk, you can take the shuttle that operates all day. We rode the shuttle out, viewed the ruins and had a nice stroll... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several acres of ruins from the earliest settlers of Panama City. Climb to the top of the watch tower for the best view.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read a lot of reviews before deciding to come here. I must say loads of information are rubbish and inaccurate and this goes someway to provide you some some accurate information. You should come here during mid day when it is boiling hot. There is plenty of shade as you walk around. So you are not wasting your time... More 

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