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Heart of Casco Viejo/Antiguo or Old City

Traditionally the Spanish built parks in front of churches. This was the heart of the city, so on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pretty Plaza

Pretty little plaza. You do not really need a lot of time here are the area is so small. Solid spot... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Panama the souvenir can be very expensive. If you need to buy, you can get great bargain at the old city. They have a lot of tent set up and local people selling souvenirs. A lot of fresh water pearls. Just enjoyed walking through...More

Thank tharshi2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traditionally the Spanish built parks in front of churches. This was the heart of the city, so on one side the Cathedral, the other the Post Office, the other side the Hotel Central, now beautifully remodeled. It's close to other historical churches and restaurants. The...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty little plaza. You do not really need a lot of time here are the area is so small. Solid spot for some good pictures, but really only need 15 minutes. I was over it by that point and moved onto the next point of...More

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 6 August 2018

One of three plazas in Casco Viejo and it might be the largest if I am not mistaken. Takes you back in time and a great place to take some pics.

Thank travelbug2332
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Surrounded by bistros, hotels and park grounds. This place is in the heart of the old town and offers much needed shade from the noon-day sun.

Thank C R
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We spent an afternoon touring Cascos Viejo. We came across this lovely relic of a long ago era. It is under renovation, so wear a hard hat!

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Plaza del la Catedral, has a special attraction because of the Catedral, still under repair, boutiques all over, life full of excitement, worth the visit for the second time, after 2012

Thank Sabir S
Reviewed 1 May 2018

It was fairly quiet around the plaza the day we visited, but one could image that on other days the area would be throbbing with activity. And so, on this day, a great place to relax, while exploring the historic buildings nearby.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Casco Viejo is the Old Town in Panama City, about 3-4 miles away from City Center and this Plaza de la Catedral is right in the heart of that Old Town. So much to see and many different bars and restaurants to choose, so wear...More

Thank Halkidis
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Quite a few good stalls of local crafts. I enjoyed chatting with the indigenous people selling the moas - a feast of colour. Bought several pairs of oven mitts.

Thank Bretton1809
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