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The Plaza de la Catedral is located in a beautiful park in the centre of the Old Town. It is in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WilliamThomas
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
After visiting the Canal Museum, I stopped and sat on the Plaza

After visiting the Canal Museum, I stopped and sat on the Plaza. As it was Saturday before New... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michele F
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Surrounded by impressive buildings (cathedral, canal museum etc.), which is the plaza in Campo Viejo where you will find lots of various activities.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gandalf0801
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Plaza de la Catedral is located in a beautiful park in the centre of the Old Town. It is in a beautiful and clean location thus making for a great spot to stop-off and enjoy lunch.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting the Canal Museum, I stopped and sat on the Plaza. As it was Saturday before New Year's Eve, the was Plaza was bustling with tourists taking tours and shopping at the merchants' stands that ring the Plaza. In addition to purchasing some small...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michele F
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Visited when the cathedral reopened after construction. It was mobbed. But entering this ancient church in the city was awesome. Be wary about the outdoor cafe on the steps left. Great photo op area

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gail M
Reviewed 2 December 2018

A lovely spacious area that represents all that Panama is today. Great for milling about in and watching local life, central to virtually everywhere in this beautiful old city

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Helen F
Reviewed 24 November 2018

This is a pretty plaza in the center of the old town, part of your walking tour with great architecture all around, including the cathedral.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Cathedral is under renovation, but the park is lovely and full of historic monuments to the founders of Panama. Great spot for pics....

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WorldTvlerParker_CO
Reviewed 20 November 2018

It was like going back in time when Panama was young. The government offices around it are still there but in nearby areas, they are already starting to renovate old building and painting them new and colorful. I wish they wouldn't have to do that....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Althea-CZ
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This is a nice open space in front of the main cathedral in San Felipe. It is a treed square with a gazebo. Many local artists put up booths with their wares for sale

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ecmenendez
Reviewed 22 October 2018

It is one of the most ancient places and plazas Panama City. There is always a good reason to stay here for a while, you could be heard Live music, or see a show. You can take amazing photos and you can feel part of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank avenue5publisher2018
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