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12 Things to do in Panama City, Panama.

What to do in Panama City, Panama? Here are 12 activities you can do in Panama City that are in and around the city.
The Panama Canal
Enjoy the Panama Canal Museum at the Miraflores locks and watch the ships go through. If you want to stay closer to the city there is also the Panama Canal Museum in Casco Viejo. The museum in Casco Viejo is wonderful if you love history.

The Amador Causeway

The Amador Causeway
Enjoy a day on the Amador Causeway of Panama. If you love the outdoors this location is for you. You can run, bicycle, walk and enjoy all the ships passing through the Panama Canal. There are many restaurants, scenic views and places to relax.
Casco Viejo
Enjoy a day on foot as you walk around historical Casco Viejo, also known as Casco Antiguo. Restaurants, scenic veiws, historical buildings, bars, nightclubs and the Presidential Palace.

Summit Park or Parque National de Soberania

Summit Park or Parque National de Soberania
Enjoy a day with the animals of Panama. Learn about the local plant life of Panama. Summit Park is large so be prepared to walk. After you are done with the park, Gamboa resort is down the road and has very good food.
The Baha'i Temple of Panama City, Panama
The view from the Baha'i Temple in Panama City is breath taking. Take in the scenery and enjoy the serenity. Make sure to wear pants if you plan to enter the Temple.
La Cinta Costera, Panama City
Walk, run, enjoy a Raspao (Panama Ice Cone) and take in the Pacific ocean and scenic views. At the end near Casco Viejo is the Mercado de Mariscos (Fish Market).

Panama Viejo

Panama Viejo
See the ruins of old Panama which was sacked by Captain Morgan. Don't forget to stop by the Panama Viejo museum to put the history in perspective. Old Panama City was an integral part of the Spanish colonial period.
The Smithsonian Institute of Panama
Located on the Amador Causeway the Smithsonian Institute of Panama set up a reserve so that you can see the marine life of Panama. Touch the sea turtles and even see a few sloths. The views of Amador and the islands surrounding the entrance to the Panama Canal are stunning.

Parque Natural Metropolitano, Panama.

Parque Natural Metropolitano, Panama.
Metropolitan Park is the largest rainforest located inside of a city limits in the world. There are plenty of walking trails and scenic look outs.
BioMuseo Panama
The BioMuseo is now open. The museum designed by Frank Gehry houses exhibits showcasing the natural beauty of Panama.

Ancon Hill, Panama

Ancon Hill, Panama
Hike to the top of Ancon Hill and enjoy the beautiful views of Panama City.

Vera Cruz, Panama

Vera Cruz, Panama
Enjoy the views from Vera Cruz beach. Vera Cruz is just over the Americas Bridge stay to the right and follow the road until you come to the beach. There are great restaurants at the hotels and typical Panamanian food right on the beach.