The Best Things to Do in Panama City

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Panama City

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Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas · Shopping Malls

Popular things to do in Panama City

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Landmark
Panama Canal
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
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Landmark
Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador)
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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History Museum
Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
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Historic Walking Area
Casco Viejo
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
Those looking for things to do in Panama City will find a host of activities to suit every type of traveler. Caught between the Pacific Ocean and the Panama Canal, this Central American city offers a blend of modern amenities. Shopping malls, national parks, military ruins, and a plethora of tours to see whales, monkeys, and other indigenous wildlife await travelers preferring outdoorsy itineraries. Those looking to take a step back in history can wander the avenues of Casco Viejo, where they'll find colonial houses built in the 17th century.

Historic Sites in Panama City

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Ruin
Panama La Vieja
4.2
Duration: 3 hours
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Historic Walking Area
Avenida Balboa
4.3
Duration: 3 hours
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Religious Site
Iglesia de San José
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes
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Religious Site
Bahai Temple Las Cumbres
4.7
Duration: 3 hours

Nature in Panama City

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Water Body
Gatun Lake
4.5
Duration: 3 hours
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National Park
Metropolitan National Park
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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National Park
Altos De Campana National Park
4.6
Duration: 8 hours
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Cave
Panama Caves
5.0
Duration: 3 hours

Hidden gems in Panama City

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National Park
Soberania National Park
4.3
Duration: 8 hours
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Church
Iglesia del Carmen
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
Historic Site
Plaza de Francia
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Island
Monkey Island
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min

Shopping in Panama City

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Shopping Mall
Albrook Mall
3.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Shopping Mall
Multiplaza Pacific
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Flea Market
Mercado de Mariscos
2.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Flea Market
Mercado Nacional de Artesanias
1.0
Duration: 3 hours

Side trips from Panama City

Landmark
Gatun Locks Colon
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
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Other
Panamá-Canal Railroad Colon
3.8
Duration: 3 hours
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World heritage site
Fort San Lorenzo Colon
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling Portobelo
4.5
Duration: 3 hours
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Bus Tour
ORBIS PANAMA
4.7
Duration: 8 hours
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Kats Tours
4.8
Duration: 3 hours
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Neighborhood
Cinta Costera
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
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Bridge
Bridge of the Americas
3.6
Duration: 3 hours

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