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This “church with the golden altar” is not to be missed in the part of town known as “Old Panama.” The outside of the building is unremarkable, but the golden altar within is breathtaking. The people inside who run the gift area are friendly, and...More
This church may not look like much on the outside, but once you enter the gold alter in front of you will spellbound you. The pope is visiting this church to dedicate this alter I believe in early 2019, so its no pushover. No entry...More
Lovely, smaller church, with some. Different characteristics...the altar is gold leaf...with a story....legend may or may not be true, but fun to read about it anyway. Go all the way to the front to see the story.
Our private guide took us here on our walking tour. Impressive simple architecture with of course, the famous gold altar. The subject of many suppositions throughout its life, it probably did survive being pillaged by pirates! Maybe!
The old cathedrals in Panama City were gorgeous. Even as a non-Catholic, the beauty of the old cathedrals was stunning. This was part of the tour we got when we booked for the Panama Canal tour and it was fascinating.