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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Neighborhood
“These are the ruins from Panama's first city. It is a historic preservation site with a remarkable view of the coastal belt (Costa Cintera) and the city. It also boasts a fantastic museum that provides a lot of historic information about Panamanian culture. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Entertainment
“You cant come to Panama and not check the Miraflores locks. There is a good restaurant to eat there too.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is the best Italian restaurant in Panama. The owners are awesome, and the food and wine are great. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The most luxury mall in the Panama City where you can buy anything you need. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Wide pedestrian corridor with sea side to side to go walking at sunset and enjoy the wind and sound of palm trees.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Perfect choice for breakfast with the perfect coffee. There are many healthy options and the food is fantastic. You have to try the pancakes and the waffles. Also is vegan-friendly.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful spacious park. Ideal for running, yoga, a walk, pick-nick and relaxing. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious antipasto and excellent service. Go earlier though the restaurant is open later but tends to fill up. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Store
“Great place to go shopping, movies... You can also find a casino, hard rock cafe...”
  • 4 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Cinepolis offers traditional movie services, but it also offers VIP theaters with leather couches and a full a la carte service.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Fancy italian restaurant with a great atmosphere and delicous food less than 5min away. A little expensive but worth it.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Off island and a great place to watch surf lessons or sunset, or just to gorge on local shrimp. It's an easy water taxi ride away.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“This is a great store if you are looking for more International foods that you may not be able to find in the local stores. It is a little more pricey but well worth it if you are looking for just the right item.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Government Building
“Cerro Ancon is one of Panama City's lungs. Here you will find a diverse animal life, exotic birds and on the top an amazing view of all the city.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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“Buen Lugar para probar nuestra comida típica en un ambiente acogedor. Su decoración representa nuestra cultura. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
“It's a wonderful shop in Puerto Viejo offering local artists work and some really cool jewellery and clothing. I have purchased art and many pieces of clothing from them and go back every time I'm in town. ”
  • 14 locals recommend