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Historic Site

Panamá Viejo

25 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

November 15, 2019
I used to play as a kid around the ruins, enjoying the climbing and the vibes... Not very conscious of the impact on the ruins. Today the area is enclosed, well preserved and you can really feel how was it living in this pre colonial town.
April 18, 2019
Visit the old ruins of Panama's first city.
January 30, 2019
The ruins of the first Panama city, built and founded in 1519!
January 21, 2018
This is the archaeological site where the first Panama settlement was established. There is a museum and souvenirs shop.
July 10, 2017
This was the place were Panama City was initially founded.

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“Renovated old colonial quartier that still shows the beauty of those times, mixed with the modern vibes in between ruins and a lot of historic places. ”
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Shopping Mall
“A great mall with almost anything you would want or expect. Excellent shops, varied food options, a cinema with VIP screens, a supermarket, all in air conditioned comfort. The mall doesn't open until 10am, but some of the cafes are open earlier than this.”
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“Nice place to chill out and take a walk through the park. It also has a running track for exercising.”
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Panamá, Panamá
Phone+507 226-8915
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 5:00 PM