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Cathedral at Old Panama

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Address: Ruinas de Panama la Vieja | No Confundir Con la Catedral Metropolitana en El Casco Antiguo!, Panama City, Panama

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Old Church

Could not visit the beautiful old cathedral as it is undergoing extensive renovations. It looked like it was a beautiful church and would have like to see the inside.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 July 2016
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Tavernier, Florida
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

wonderfully restored catholic church..we "toured" during Sunday mass, the parking is horrible, but worth the inconvenience....

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

You find the Cathedral in the middle of Panama Viejo. For us it was not a special Cathedral. The ruins are not very special ( for us).

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Tavernier, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Could not visit the beautiful old cathedral as it is undergoing extensive renovations. It looked like it was a beautiful church and would have like to see the inside.

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Windsor, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We visited this in July. Our tour guide gave us lots of history on this cathedral. It was nice to learn and see this. A very beautiful church and a good history lesson.

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London
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Pity but great as a photo from outside. Some stunning churches around the corner, but this has just been left.

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We walked in on our stroll of Casco Antiguo. This is a beautiful cathedral and well worth a visit. We actually stumbled upon it and went in on the spur of the moment.

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Heywood, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The old town I'd currently under renovation, this building being one currently being worked on. We was not allowed to enter and only the right side didn't have scaffolding up. Will be back to its former glory soon as will other buildings

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Brisbane, Queensland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

This entry in TripAdvisor is a little confusing, as there are photos which have been posted by TripAdvisor reviewers of several different cathedrals - eg, one in ruins and one obviously functioning. I don't what the one in ruins is. However, the one with the stone building with two white towers either side (which is under renovation as at May... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

This is a beautiful cathedral in the heart of Old Panama. It is presently under renovation. The interior is classic and beautiful.

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East Wenatchee, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Take the time to view the old ruins of this city then stroll through the historic old city including the cathedral which has been restored. There is a huge diorama in a nearby church donated by a wealthy family that is spectacular. We also saw some great boutique hotels.

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