CASCO VIEJO AND CANAL VISITORS CENTER

Overview

Embark on a mesmerizing journey to the Canal Zone, accessing the Miraflores Visitor Center. Witness the grandeur of the Panama Canal from three panoramic platforms, where passing ships are just meters away. Immerse yourself in a 40-minute 3D exploration of the canal’s rich history, narrated by Morgan Freeman on the world’s second-largest screen. As you step into the Old Town, marvel at the captivating mix of architectural styles spanning colonial and independence eras. Wander through picturesque squares and vibrant streets adorned with old baroque facades and homes in pastel tones, boasting wrought iron balconies. Explore the historic center, where some chapels and convents stand as poignant ruins, while others, like the Metropolitan Cathedral, exude elegant majesty. Your journey continues with a gaze upon impeccably restored official buildings, including the Presidency and the Ministry of Justice, each resonating with the charm of Panama’s Old Town. Fall in love with the captivating blend of history and architecture, creating memories that linger long after the adventure concludes.

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Not allowed

  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Smoking
  • Smoking in the vehicle
  • Smoking indoors
  • Vaping
  • Bikes
  • Handcarts
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Sportswear
  • Unaccompanied minors
  • Sports shoes
  • Chewing gum
  • Baby carriages
  • Wearing a costume
  • Audio recording
  • Party groups
  • Making fire
  • Nudity
  • Speakers

 

Know before you go

  • This excursion is not always comfortable or possible for people with reduced mobility. It depends on each case.
  • We recommend bringing a passport, wearing comfortable clothing and walking shoes, sunscreen, and a hat.
  • Ship transit schedules are defined by the Panama Canal Authority. We adjust to the best average time to see the transit of ships, although no operator can guarantee 100% the accuracy of the schedules due to the complicated operation of the Canal. We could make changes to the itinerary for greater efficiency in this regard.
  • Canal Close-Up: View Panama Canal from exclusive platforms
  • I-MAX History Dive: Explore canal history with Morgan Freeman
  • Architectural Blend: Discover Old Town’s colonial wonders.
  • Ruins to Elegance: Explore historic ruins and elegant landmarks.
  • Preserved Charm: Admire restored official buildings in Old Town.
  • Transfers from hotels in the center of Panama City, guide
  • Entrance to visitor center and museums
4 hours

Pickup included

  • The customer should be waiting in the lobby of his hotel (downtown hotels) 15 minutes in advance to the pick up time stablished. Customer must reconfirm their pick up time to the provided phone number 24 hours in advance. In the case of hotels out the downtown, customers must coordinate in which meeting point they will be picked up in the downtown.
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