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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 1 week ago

You can see this bridge from miles around the city. It is the only way across the canal in the immediate area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Scott R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do this on a Sunday when there is no traffic. You can cross it both ways in an Uber, stop at the end for great canal-based photos and visit the Amador Causeway while you are out.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Perrygrinate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bridge of the Americas is a stunning structure arching over the Panama Canal. Although it often gets choked with traffic, riding over the Bridge is a great experience. There is a great view as well from the Amador Causeway. Integral part of the overall...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pam K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Iconic entrance to the Panama canal, located near the colorful Biodiversity Museum. Our cruise ship sailed under it, and you can’t help marvel at the engineering feat of the bridge and the canal.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PasssionateTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A big bridge that you will see on the horizon, and that is a practical route to get around. A bit of an icon.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Passing back and forth along this bridge overlooking the canal area is a site to behold. You can see a good distance in either direction and observe.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

You have to travel across this to get from a to b. For me it is a bridge for transport, engineered so would possibly excite some but a bridge is a bridge

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lorrainel908
Reviewed 15 October 2018

If in Panama City and you have some time, travel over the Bridge. You are passing over the Canal and can see ships on both sides. While Arajan is the closest town on the other side and really is not much of an attraction. The...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Bob L
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The bridge is nice...as far as bridges go...no tolls...that is nice. However, the highway leading to the bridge is being repaired so there is a bit of traffic and delays right now.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ElChele_13
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This bridge is very important in that it connects two continents -- one end is in North and other in South America. We went under it on boat and it was interesting to see given it's importance but doubt if I would travel specifically to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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