CHURCHES

1. Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Panama


2. Our Lady of Mercy Church


3. St. Philip Neri Oratory


4. St. Joseph’s Church


5. St. Francis of Assisi Church


6. St. Anne Church


7. Basilica of St. John Bosco


 
 


 

TOURISTIC SITES

Panama City is full of attractions and interesting sites that you can explore. Through various places, you can learn more about the history, the culture, and the fauna and flora of this wonderful city. The majority of the main monuments and historical buildings can be found in the center known as Casco Viejo or Casco Antiguo.

PANAMA CANAL

The Visitors Centers of Miraflores in Panama City and Agua Clara of Colón are perfect to observe the operations of the Panama Canal. From here you can see how the locks open and close so that the ships can begin or finish their trip through the canal.
Phone: (+507) 276-8325
Hours: 08:00 at 18:00 Everyday.

MUSEUM OF THE INTEROCEANIC CANAL OF PANAMA

It is a permanent institution that obtains, conserves, investigates, interprets, spreads, and displays the testimonies of the history of Panama and its canal for the education and knowledge of visitors. It is located in Independence Plaza in Casco Antiguo.
Telephones: (+507) 211-1649 / 50; (+507) 211-1994 / 95.
Schedule: Tuesday to Sunday from 09:00 to 17:00.
03. Panama Viejo

PANAMÁ VIEJO

A World Heritage Site, Panamá Viejo is an archaeological site where you can find traces after the sacking and destruction of the original city. Founded in 1519 by Pedro Arias Dávila, located on Vía Cincuentenario. The Visitors Center is next to the Morelos Statue.
Schedule: Tuesday to Sunday from 08:30 at 16:30.

04. Casco Viejo

CASCO ANTIGUO

Panama was founded the second time in 1673. Situated in the historic center of Panama, this site is also known as Casco Viejo or San Felipe and is considered a World Heritage Site. It has many tourist and family attractions and there are many restaurants. You can walk or rent bicycles. It is perfect to visit as a group.
05. Calzada de Amador

AMADOR CAUSEWAY

The Amador Causeway connects four artificial islands in the Pacific Ocean which form a small archipelago. It is a tourist complex with different types of restaurants with a view of the canal, various souvenir shops, parks, and centers to rent bicycles, roller skates, and skateboards, as well as a port where you can embark to Taboga and Contadora Islands.
06. Biomuseo

BIOMUSEO

Located along the Amador Causeway, it is designed by the famous Canadian architect, Frank Gehry. It has an innovative style with a space in the center that is open to the outside that connects with parks and the causeway where you can see ships crossing the Panama Canal.
Schedule: Tuesday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00 pm Saturday and Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

08. Parque Municipal Summit

SUMMIT MUNICIPAL PARK

This 250 hectare park is located on the outskirts of Panama City within the corregimiento of Ancón, at about kilometer 18 on the Gaillard Highway toward Gamboa. It is a botanical garden and a zoo dedicated to the preservation and research of animals.
Telephones: (+507) 232 4850 / 232-4854.
The park is open from 09:00 to 17:00, 365 days a year.
09. Parque Metropolitano

METROPOLITAN NATURAL PARK

It is part of the biological corridor that extends along the east bank of the Panama Canal. It is habitat to a great number of animals, birds, and insects, including Geoffroy’s tamarin.
Telephones: (507) 232-5552 / 16 / 232-6723.
E-mail: [email protected]
Located in the corregimiento of Ancón.
Schedule: Monday to Sunday from 06:30 to 16:30