Panama Viejo, Panama City

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Admire the fascinating Panama Viejo. Situated in the World Heritage Site of Old Panama, the cathedral dates back to the early 17th century and is the best preserved of the ruins. Dedicated to Our Lady of Asuncion, it was designed to have a cross-like shape when viewed from the sky. Admire the ancient church and climb the restored stairway to reach the bell tower. Gaze through the windows of the tower and enjoy sweeping views of the remaining ruins, verdant surroundings, and the Panama City skyline. See Panama Viejo and all Panama City has to offer by arranging your trip with our Panama City trip maker website .
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  • the cathedral was under renovations at the time of travel but th e backdrop and adjacent plaza offered countless photo ops of a historical time warp to the Spanish rule of Panama  more »
  • Panama La Vieja is all that is left of the original City of the colonial era . It is not much except a few reconstructed walls of the old city . Still it is a favorite for Pamaminian family and pictur...  more »
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  • Interesting history and ruins of old Panama. There is a little hop on bus like vehicle that goes around the site. 2 museums and a small artisan market. The cafe at museum has great cafe frio. $15.00 for non residents.
  • The ruins are really interesting. The museum is very interesting. I didn't know much about Panama City history. I love reading about history sites, and this one did not disappoint.
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