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Bridge of the Americas

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Address: Balboa, Panama City, Panama
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Spanning the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, this 5,007-foot-long...

Spanning the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, this 5,007-foot-long arch bridge connects both North and South America and serves as an important part of the InterAmerican Highway.

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US$ 135.00*
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Panama Canal Partial Tour - Southbound Direction
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US$ 100.00*
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Panama City Sightseeing Tour Including Miraflores Locks
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US$ 146.15*
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Colon Shore Excursion: Panama City and Canal Private Tour

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Beautiful Historic Bridge

We got to see this famous bridge while on a partial transit of the Panama Canal. While on the ship we were able to take some great pictures of the bridge, and learn the history of... read more

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We got to see this famous bridge while on a partial transit of the Panama Canal. While on the ship we were able to take some great pictures of the bridge, and learn the history of the bridge from our tour guide Gus. This is a fun way to not only see the bridge up close but also learn about... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's a very important structure in this part, bridging over the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal. It connects the country to other countries in Latin and South America and to North America. We went over the bridge on our tour bus and also under it on a boat.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Can take pictures from land best viewing is from the boat on the canal partial transit. Incredible views when crossing.

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great Bridge. specially to see it from far or even better to see it from the sea. it is a show of how architecture has developed in panama

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Hutchinson, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful bridge!! Watch the time of day traffic can be brutal!!! I don't recommend renting a car, driving is hazardous!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Be sure to drive over the bridge that separates north america from south america over the canal. The traffic is quick moving and take lots of pictures.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We cross the bridge several times in the way to our hotel and black to the city. The view is amazing. It is a impressive construction. Access to the bridge is easy, we used uber every time.

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Markham, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw it from a distance and it is unique somewhat like the larger bridge in Sydney Australia's harbour.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice bridge but not worth to drive over since you hardly see anything due to the rails. You better take pictures from outside

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Chatham, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Crossed this bridge many times to get to the place we were staying. (Tucan Golf and Country Club) It's just beautiful to see all the boats and ships waiting to getting through the Canal into the Locks. The traffic is nuts, but, I'm glad we got to see the area.

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