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Good Area

Good little area to hang out for a minute. There can be a lot of people here so it could be... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Curtez151
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Santiago, Chile
Nice spot

Our driver took us through Casco Antiguo on a city tour, making a special point of showing us... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
yankeefan730
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Burlington, Canada
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“Good Area”
10 Mar 2018
“Nice spot”
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Good little area to hang out for a minute. There can be a lot of people here so it could be crowded. One day was crowded, the next was a ghost town, go figure.

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Our driver took us through Casco Antiguo on a city tour, making a special point of showing us Independence Square, an interesting oasis in some respects amid all the wall to wall traffic everywhere else. A park which is not only kept clean and tidy,...More

Thank yankeefan730
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

You’ll likely pass through here during your visit to Casco Antiguo and that’s not a bad thing. Get yourself an ice cream and kick back in the square. Or visit any of the nearby churches, shops or museums.

Thank Saranger
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Nice locaation to relax in which is away from all the massive car traffic in the cityhowever good for watching the people traffic instead. Always clean too

Thank mike w
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Independence Square is the center of the Panamanian pride. There is some beautiful architect to look at. As well as some nice gift shops to look at. Most days during the rainy season you will only have to deal with the rain for 2 to...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

The place looks nice but it's only a gazebo in an open space. It's calm on quiet days so maybe it is a good option to take a break and take photos of the cathedral in front of it. At night, the lights make it...More

Thank MRCordova
Reviewed 3 July 2017

A nice plaza in Casco Viejo surrounded by plenty of pretty, old buildings. You'll probably stroll through here if you're in Casco Viejo.

1  Thank KayleeShepheard
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The buildings around are under construction so the square was empty and boring. Maybe at night more people.

Thank farmer_0n_vacati0n
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We took a hop on hop off tour of the city and this was one of the stops along the way and very beautiful. The tour bus is on of the best ways to see things and then book tours.

2  Thank 1961lulu
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Pleasant square with restaurants and interesting buildings (at least 2 museums, 1 church, and several cafes). Great spot to take a break from walking with a snack or a drink.

2  Thank 2NavyVeterans
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