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Cathedral at Old Panama

Ruinas de Panama la Vieja | No Confundir Con la Catedral Metropolitana en El Casco Antiguo!, Panama City, Panama
+507 226-8915
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Closed for renovation

One of the gems of the old city but unfortunately like many of the other buildings is undergoing a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mavisimo
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Historic! Stunning

Amazing to see the ruins, hear about the history and just look at the details of every inch of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lisalu43
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“casco viejo” (31 reviews)
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Ruinas de Panama la Vieja | No Confundir Con la Catedral Metropolitana en El Casco Antiguo!, Panama City, Panama
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"old church"
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"under renovation"
in 13 reviews
"casco viejo"
in 31 reviews
"stained glass"
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"colonial architecture"
in 4 reviews
"historic site"
in 3 reviews
"rich history"
in 3 reviews
"walking tour"
in 7 reviews
"golden altar"
in 4 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 4 reviews
"plaza"
in 27 reviews
"churches"
in 20 reviews
"panama"
in 46 reviews
"beauty"
in 10 reviews
"structure"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the gems of the old city but unfortunately like many of the other buildings is undergoing a complete restoration. The old city is wonderful and will in the future will be magnificent

Thank Mavisimo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing to see the ruins, hear about the history and just look at the details of every inch of the building. Its amazing it is still there and in such good shape!

Thank lisalu43
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Even my 19 year old daughter was mesmerized by the carvings, castings, stained glass, and paintings.

Thank James J
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This is a very typical Central American styled religious building. The altar is made of gold. It is located in a very safe part of town. Which is very easy to walk around. If you’d like to visit religious buildings when you vacation, this cathedral...More

Thank Greg W
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

The plaza where the cathedral is located is very typical of a Latino-American style, with a colonial hotel at one end. However; the cathedral is being renovated and we were disappointed not to have been able to see the façade.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

The church has a rich history. Further up the road there is a monastery and a convent. The alter is gold.

Thank Sharron H
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Its not a very rich cathedral, not what you would expect from a latin country cathedral. Nice to visit it but thats all.

Thank Paco A
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Took a tour here and I didn't realized how beautiful it was. They allow non-flash photography. It is air-conditioned and a great stop while touring the area..

Thank Kee A
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

is a fine arquitecture, but is close... right now under maintenance, so the only thing you can see is the building at the outside.

Thank manuel e
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

It was being renovated while I was there but from what I could see of the Cathedral, it looked beautiful.

Thank KayleeShepheard
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alwweb
11 September 2016|
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Response from Jennifer C | 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.
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