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Calle 3 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
+507 501-4127
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

This is famous for it's 18 century flat arch which was is considered an architectural feat because it's unsupported and stood for a a few hundred years. It finally fell in the early 2000s and has been restored. The space is spacious and open and...More

Thank 207alba9
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Interesting, but only took 5 minutes here and it was sufficient. See it, move on to the next point of interest. I found this place over-rated, but still worth it as I was already in this part of town to begin with.

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Not much to say here but a good spot for pics. Find this place in casco and get it off the bucket list.

Thank travelbug2332
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

This place is being preserved to maintain that air of the old city, it’s a great spot for pictures and to learn a little about history as all the tourist places are identified with a red sign that gives you information about the place.

Thank Astrid W
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This ancient site is a historical church which was burned and its currently preserved (A must -see for any tourist). I had an amazing experience learning about the history of the church and the country. I was greeted and escorted around the church by three...More

Thank Rafaelantonioguerra
Reviewed 20 May 2018

this is a walking by place, you can not enter the place since the only structure is the entrance. in front of a nice restaurant

Thank todrsemboin
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Historic walking areas and neighborhoods popular with visitors and locals, also attractive handiwork and souvenirs stands

Thank Sabir S
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This "ruin" has no roof and is missing many of its walls, but it still has its flat archway (as opposed to the usual rounded archway). Not the original flat archway, which collapsed (not surprisingly) and was rebuilt. The archway was used to lure investors...More

Thank Luv2TravelFarNWide
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

It’s possible to view the church from different angles and all the views are fantastic! These kind of churches do make the old town special.

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We were fortunate enough to have a driver would once lived in the Casa Viejo area, and so one of the must sees was this fascinating building which dates back to 1678. Heavily destroyed by fire in 1756, the ruins provide a link of the...More

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