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“casco Viejo-The old city Panama City”
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Casco Viejo
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This charming old community’s churches, pedestrian walkways and historical plazas and palaces make it a must-see on any tour.
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Casco Viejo Panama City
It’s the old part of Panama City. After we visited the Panama Canal the driver took us to . see how the real Panama City was before the big development
The old houses are being restored, but di conserves them as in the past.
There are very interesting places that we recommend. First is Plaza francia with all the
artisans, mostly women form different tribes.
Some of the site that we can recommend are:
• El Palacio de las Garzas, is the governmental office and residence of the President of Panama
• Palacio Municipal, which dates from the beginning of the 20th century.
• Panama Canal Museum- It’s a MUST see
• Plaza de Francia
• National Theatre of Panama

There are also nice churches there but we were short on time.
The restaurants are not bad and have different prices.

1  Thank sararefaeli
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

Casco Viejo, the old city is great place to accommodate while visiting Panama City. You can walk everywhere and there's lot of good bars to hang out and cheap hostels for back pack tourists on low budget.

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Reviewed 1 July 2014

I travel to Panama every year and I try to visit Casco Viejo (The Old City) every time. I am always amazed at how much this area changes every year yet manages to keep it's charm. It is known for its many excellent restaurants and fascinating history. Touring the old city on foot is a must. Pleasant surprises are to be found in and around the quaint and narrow cobblestone streets. Modern day intertwined with historically significant artifacts. Beautifully restored buildings abut ruins and buildings sorely in need of repair. The old city is a veritable feast for the senses.
From the sights and sounds to the many different cultures of Panama found living and working here. If you are coming to Panama City a visit to Casco Viejo is a must!

Thank rollingstone49
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

The government of Panama is restoring much of its old city, but what it has done so far, portends wonder for the future. There are very old churches and museums, but perhaps the best fun is found in getting lost in its quaint streets and sitting at an outdoor terrace drinking and eating.

Thank wihunt
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

Wonderful and charming with great food. Easy to walk around. Felt very safe. Also, fun shops. We had a wonderful taxi driver to guide us.

Thank collegemom131619
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