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Visit Panama - a View to Panama City
Visit Panama - a View to Panama City

Visit Panama: Places to visit in Panama

Visit Panama: Places to visit in Panama

Visit Panama: Places to visit in Panama.  Should you visit Panama?  Absolutely YES!  Panama is no doubt one of the top attractions in Latin America.  Panama recently recommended by CNN as one of the top 11 destinations to visit in 2014, is the fastest growing economy in the region, with a lot t offer to whoever comes here!  Whether you visit Panama for business or pleasure, you will be truly delighted by this amazing country.

2014 will be the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal so be prepared for Big Celebrations!

Visit Panama – top Places to Visit in Panama

Below are a few places to visit In Panama.  Panama is known by its beautiful mountains and beaches, if you love nature; you will fall in love with this tropical country and might not want to leave!

Isla Contadora

Visit Panama Cotadora Island

Visit Panama Cotadora Island

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Isla Contadora is located 40 Kilometers away from Panama City, a small island with an area of 1.39 Km2.  Contadora Island welcome its visitors with a lot of Su, white sands and crystal clear water.

Boquete

Visit Panama Boquete

Visit Panama Boquete, Mi Jardin es tu Jardin

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Boquete is located in the western side of the Country, close to Costa Rica.  Known as the “Valley of the Flowers” it offers great gardens, flower bouquets and one of the best coffees in Panama.

San Blas

Visit Panama San Blas

Visit Panama San Blas

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San Blas is definitely a place you don’t want to miss out!  It’s composed of over 300 small islands located in the Atlantic coast of the country, where you will find beautiful beaches inhabited by a group of Indigenous people of the Kuna Yala Tribe.   It’s one of the most recommended places to visit in Panama!

Casco Viejo

Places to Visit in Panama - Casco Antiguo

Places to Visit in Panama – Casco Antiguo

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Originally built in 1671 after the pirates destroyed Panama Viejo, Casco Viejo (also known as Casco Antiguo) is a UNESCO World Heritage.  All its buildings still preserve the Spanish and French colonial design.  Casco Viejo used to be a very poor neighborhood, but it has now become a neighborhood full of luxury residences,  fancy restaurants, night clubs and bars.

Panama Canal

Visit Panama - The Panama Canal

Visit Panama – The Panama Canal

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The Panama Canal is one of the greatest engineering of the modern world; it’s a water railway that goes from coast to coast, beginning in Colon from the Atlantic Sea coming all the way down to Panama City in the Pacific Ocean.   There are three locks: Miraflores & Pedro Miguel located in Panama City and Gatun in Colon.

Above are just a few of the many locations you can go during your visit to Panama, come here and explore all the beauty that this country has to offer you!

Come and Visit Panama now!

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About welcome2panama

The author is a local raised expat. He's been living in the last 25 years in Panama and have been tourist guide, interpreter, translator. He his well connected to the expat community in Panama and would like to share all his insights about this beautiful country with whoever share the same passion. Panama, we love you!

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