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Bridge of the Americas

Balboa, Panama City, Panama
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Colon Shore Excursion: Panama City and Canal Private Tour
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Panama Canal Partial Tour - Southbound Direction
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Spanning the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, this 5,007-foot-long arch bridge connects both North and South America and serves as an important part of the InterAmerican Highway.
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Balboa, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I drove accross this bridge 1,000's of times but seeing it and going accross after 50 years was a thrill. Most things in Panama are new, but I caught this experience before they renew it too.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The bridge is nice but the history is what makes it all the more exciting to see and travel on. You can see the bridge from the causeway if you do not have to travel on it.

Thank Msladyface13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bridge of Americas. Who has not heard of it! What a thrill to go over the first time. And another thrill to drive over it the first time. The bridge is a very striking scene. From the City, on the far side of the bridge...More

Thank Schipblack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and a friend drove over this road bridge over the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal during a private tour. We stopped at the viewing area on the opposite side to take photos. Well worth a close visit.

Thank jonotennis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just happened upon this bridge. This is a place to park and take photos. They have a nice little monument there.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Well, it is the entrance to the canal and it certainly looks nice from a boat or looking down from a plane when you are landing in tocumen. It's nice but nothing really monumental like the golden gate or the brooklin bridge, I mean, it...More

Thank fur312
Reviewed 15 August 2017

El Cerro do Ancon is a hill near downtown. After about a 30 minute "hike" (it's paved), you arrive at the top where you have breathtaking views of the city and the Bridge of the Americas. We took a cab to the entrance. (about $10...More

Thank edward714
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I drove on top of this bridge and enjoyed the view. One of the items on the bucket list. Glad I did it.

Thank msmxtoo
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The bridge is beautiful & full of history. Viewed from afar & didn't get to cross. Best to brush up on Panama City history before you go so you don't have to spend time reading about it when you're there & have time for other...More

Thank NYE2015
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Nowhere exactly to stop here , except the Chinese garden over the other side from the city ( I had believed there was a viewing platform somewhere). Be sure to get your cab to wait for you as there is no way of return.

Thank Patti T
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