We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Multiple Masses on Sundays

The congregation was welcoming. Mass conducted in Spanish. Historically situated. Multiple masses... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gail M
New York City, New York
A beautiful church close to several hotels

Iglesia del Carmen was visible from our room at the Hyatt Hotel, so we walked over to see Mass... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Margate, Florida
Read all 447 reviews
All photos (164)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“metro station”(12 reviews)
“sunday mass”(7 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Avenida Via Espana, Panama City, Panama
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Panama City
from US$105,00
More Info
from US$11,00
More Info
from US$33,00
More Info
from US$65,00
More Info
Reviews (447)
Filter reviews
128 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful church metro station sunday mass old church via espana beautiful stained glass gothic style virgin mary small cathedral sunday service plaza hotel interesting architecture parishioners mount estacion spanish workmanship
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 128 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

The congregation was welcoming. Mass conducted in Spanish. Historically situated. Multiple masses on Sunday. Parking on premises. Walking distance about 15 minutes from all hotels near Balboa causeway.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gail M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Iglesia del Carmen was visible from our room at the Hyatt Hotel, so we walked over to see Mass times. We were pleasantly surprised that there were several Masses on the Sunday that we were there. As we expected, the Mass was entirely in Spanish,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ArtSchmall
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Take five minutes and run inside here to check it out if in the area. Great little church with some interesting architecture details. Do not need a long time here. But worth it.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I was fortunate to have a hotel room with the church as a view. It's gorgeous. Close to the Iglesia metro stop if you want to visit it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mathyew
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I've seen a lot of churches this style in Latin America and although I fell in love with it when I saw it, I didn't linger very long. Definitely make sure stop if you're in the area, or better yet, choose a hotel close by...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SarahSook
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We stayed across the street from this church. It was enjoyable to hear the bells ring. This is a lovely church inside. It has many stained glass windows and is in excellent condition. It is just across the street from the Estacion Iglesia del Carmen...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cynthia D
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I walked to there, along Via Espana from my Hotel (Best Western Plus Zen). It is located very close to the Inglesia del Carmen Metro station station. You can see the church upon exiting the station. It is the church most visited by international tourists...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ctm7944
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Since we were able to get a stunning view of this church from our hotel window, it was a must place to visit, stunning outside, equally stunning inside. One enters by the side door on weekdays, and with all the traffic nearby, it can be...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank yankeefan730
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Very close to Business Hotel area. Charming Church. Old Icons . Qiet place to pray. It is across to Metro El Carmen station

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank alsaademd
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Lovely old church standing out from the modern life revolving around it - very peaceful inside and some beautiful stained glass. Well worth calling into if you are in the area...

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AndrewClareFred
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 112 nearby hotels
Hotel El Panama
964 reviews
.13 km away
Hyatt Place Panama City Downtown
1 135 reviews
.14 km away
Continental Hotel Panama
751 reviews
.16 km away
Eurostars Panama City
637 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1 283 nearby restaurants
Coffee Max
86 reviews
.25 km away
2 016 reviews
.30 km away
Taqueria Mordida de Burro
159 reviews
.26 km away
Casa Alejandro Restaurante
84 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 461 nearby attractions
Panama Metro
1 886 reviews
.09 km away
Weil Art Gallery
50 reviews
.65 km away
Calzada de Amador
8 reviews
.34 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
11 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Pam M | Reviewed this property |
My experience is to get a taxi. Many drivers are willing to met your needs. We were in Coronado and we chartered a driver to bring us to Punta Chame and back home.