Top 5 Places to Visit in Panama

1. Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is an artificial, about 82 km long waterway that cuts through the Isthmus of Panama in Central America, connecting the Atlantic and the Pacific for the shipping and you thus spared the trip around Cape Horn at the southern tip of South America. The canal opened in 1914, is one of the most important waterways in the world, about 14,000 ships (as of 2011) passed through it each year. The size of the ships is limited by the so-called Panamax dimensions that can be observed, for example, container ships with 4,600 standard containers (TEU). After the completion of the expansion that began in 2007 (scheduled 2015) should be able to pass it ships with 12,000 TEU.Ship-At-Panama-Canal Panama_Canal_Gatun_Locks


2. Casco Viejo

Casco Viejo is the oldest and the native of the city of Bilbao core. It is part of District Ibaiondo. The cathedral and the churches of San Antón, San Nicolás Santos Juanes and are in the area.


3. Amador Causeway

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4. Isla Taboga
Taboga Island, also known as the “island of flowers”, is a volcanic island in the Gulf of Panama. It is located about 20 km south of the mouth of the Panama Canal to the Pacific Ocean.
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5. Panama Viejo

Panamá Viejo is the remaining part of the old city of Panama, the country’s capital. Located in the outskirts of the modern city, in conjunction with the Historic District of Panamá, it forms a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1971 site.

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