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“Canal Trip”
Review of Panama Canal

Panama Canal
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USD 98.99*
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Panama City Tour And The Canal
Ranked #1 of 187 things to do in Panama City
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Operating since 1914 and considered one of the wonders of the world, this fifty-mile waterway transports ships by raising them from sea level to more than 85 feet via a series of gravity-powered locks.
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We were on a city tour with canal trip. We enjoyed the museum, our guide Edwardo and seeing the ship go through the locks! A must do in Panama!

Thank lornalynn
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

The canal trip experience was riveting. A MUST DO in this lifetime. Be prepared for an extended wait time prior to the canal experience.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Ok, first let me say that the historical perspective of the Panama Canal is second to none. Many people gave their lives. The history and workmanship is impressive. But, to visit the canal today was almost underwhelming. I'm glad I went, but truthfully there are other things that I would find more enjoyable next time.

Thank UND16
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Incredible , fantastic also knowing about the history of it. It was in 16 century a way to go by walking from the Pacific to the Atlantic

Thank Liliana R
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We visited the Miraflores locks. We arrived about 11am. We did the movie and the museum which you can get done in about 1.5 hours if not having to wait for crowds (which we didn't). Ships were not going through until 3:30 so we actually took an Uber to Casco Viejo and had lunch. Your $15 ticket is valid for all day. We came back around 3:00 to get positioned for watching the ships. We watched a few from the top platform and then actually went to the restaurant to have drinks while watching more go through. It was amazing! We had a little rain so I don't know if that hindered crowds, but we didn't have trouble seeing anything. A must see!

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