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Open Space

This is a nice open space in front of the main cathedral in San Felipe. It is a treed square with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Heart of Casco Viejo/Antiguo or Old City

Traditionally the Spanish built parks in front of churches. This was the heart of the city, so on... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
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All reviews old town casco viejo hotel central metropolitan cathedral nice place to visit under renovation worth a visit museum benches panama hat stalls canal concert activity souvenirs
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice open space in front of the main cathedral in San Felipe. It is a treed square with a gazebo. Many local artists put up booths with their wares for sale

Thank ecmenendez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is one of the most ancient places and plazas Panama City. There is always a good reason to stay here for a while, you could be heard Live music, or see a show. You can take amazing photos and you can feel part of...More

Thank avenue5publisher2018
Reviewed 28 August 2018

In Panama the souvenir can be very expensive. If you need to buy, you can get great bargain at the old city. They have a lot of tent set up and local people selling souvenirs. A lot of fresh water pearls. Just enjoyed walking through...More

Thank tharshi2018
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Traditionally the Spanish built parks in front of churches. This was the heart of the city, so on one side the Cathedral, the other the Post Office, the other side the Hotel Central, now beautifully remodeled. It's close to other historical churches and restaurants. The...More

Thank 207alba9
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Pretty little plaza. You do not really need a lot of time here are the area is so small. Solid spot for some good pictures, but really only need 15 minutes. I was over it by that point and moved onto the next point of...More

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 5 August 2018

One of three plazas in Casco Viejo and it might be the largest if I am not mistaken. Takes you back in time and a great place to take some pics.

Thank travelbug2332
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Surrounded by bistros, hotels and park grounds. This place is in the heart of the old town and offers much needed shade from the noon-day sun.

Thank C R
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We spent an afternoon touring Cascos Viejo. We came across this lovely relic of a long ago era. It is under renovation, so wear a hard hat!

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Plaza del la Catedral, has a special attraction because of the Catedral, still under repair, boutiques all over, life full of excitement, worth the visit for the second time, after 2012

Thank Sabir S
Reviewed 30 April 2018

It was fairly quiet around the plaza the day we visited, but one could image that on other days the area would be throbbing with activity. And so, on this day, a great place to relax, while exploring the historic buildings nearby.

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