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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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Beautiful Old Cathedral

This is a wonderful example of a very old catholic church that has been in use for centuries. They are doing an excellent job of keeping the original feel of the Cathedral.

Reviewed 18 February 2017
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Grecia, Costa Rica
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Frisco, texas
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

The old cathedral is covered with scaffolding due to restoration work. The whole place was cordoned off and so we could not visit unfortunately. Looks good from the outside, and I commend the Panamanians for their work on restoration.

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Grecia, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a wonderful example of a very old catholic church that has been in use for centuries. They are doing an excellent job of keeping the original feel of the Cathedral.

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Treasure Island, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Very proud of the country, maintaining it history. Walked around the old city for a few hours and couldn't believe the amount of work they are doing to restore their historic site. Have a great time and walk around this area. This is just one of many sites and most of them are free.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

If you face the cathedral the right tower looks like done. The rest of the building is still covered. Not a pleasant sight, but I am hopeful about the future. Good they took this on.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Visitors are not allowed inside this church while they're restoring it. Seeing what has been completed so far, this church restoration will be beautiful.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Under construction. Can't see a thing. Heard some music in the square in front on a weekend night, which was fun.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Can't see much of this cathedral as it's under renovation but the rest of Casco Viejo is worth a visit.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The history of the Cathedral is of interest and when on a walking visit in Casco Viejo, this is a definite important stop.

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White Salmon, Washington
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

The Cathedral is spendid! Unfortunately the facade is covered right now during a renovation. Still lots to see and do in the area though.

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Rockland, Canada
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

During our tour we had an opportunity of seeing this Cathedral and to see the architecture, brilliant colours and overall structure one can only appreciate the overall significance of this structure.

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