Stroll along Las Bovedas wall, once a colonial dungeon, for a great view of Panama City, Panama. Travel from our property to browse through the art gallery and enjoy dinner at a French restaurant, both of which are now housed in this old Spanish fort. Visit the new Museum of Biodiversity.
Even if you've visited us before, Gamboa Tours can show you a new side of Panama City. Panama travel is made easy when you explore with Gamboa Tours. You can go snorkeling and diving or take a day trip into the Gamboa Rainforest Resort.
If you have a free afternoon, take a trip down to the Miraflores Locks Visitors Center in Panama City. Our hotel's facility is less than five miles away, so go watch the ships entering the Canal or catch an educational movie about the famous waterway which is celebrating 100 years this year, 2014.
Just three miles from our Panama City hotel's location is Panama La Vieja or Old Panama. This area boasts an artisan's market with local crafts, as well as remnants of architecture dating back to the 1500s, including the cathedral with a large bell tower.
To learn more about one of the most important engineering endeavors ever attempted, visit the Panama Canal Museum. Guests can wander through the 10 permanent exhibits to read about the history and impact of the Canal while looking at artifacts and photos.
Omar Torrijos Avenue, Near to Clayton, City of Knowledge, Panama, Panama
The Miraflores Visitors Center (CVM) is an expression of the permanent commitment of the Panama Canal Authority to strengthen the public’s knowledge of the Canal. ocated on the east side of the Miraflores Locks, the CVM allows the visitor to observe transiting vessels from a distance of only a few meters and learn first hand about the various operations of the Panama Canal, the history of its construction, its participation in the world markets, and the importance of its watershed.
Via Cincuentenario, Panama Viejo, Panama, Panama
Panama La ieja is situated just northeast of downtown Panama City. The city was founded by Pedrarias Davila in August of 1519, and is the oldest Spanish settlement on the Pacific. Destroyed in 1671 during Sir Henry Morgan's invasion, the city was never rebuilt. Declared a Historic Site in 1976, the ruins or Old Panama enjoy government protection, and have been administered by the foundation Patronato Panama La Vieja since 1995.
Via Israel, Panama,
Shopping mall and entertainment center in Panama City. With 230 shopping stores, a variety of restaurants, movie theaters and more.
Via Israel, Panama,
Anton, Anton, Cocle
El Valle has a very small historical and geological museum, as well as a small zoo Natural attractions near El Valle include the Chorro El Macho waterfall, Las Mozas waterfall, "square" trees behind Hotel Campestre, and a group of small thermal pools The area around the town is also known for being one of the last habitats of the critically endangered Panamanian golden frog. Some of the forests around the town are protected areas. A main landmark is the town's public market, which is open 7 days
Avenida Balboa, Panama,
Shopping Center with restaurants and movie theaters
free zone for importing, storing, assembling, repacking and re-exporting products from all over the world—from electrical appliances to pharmaceutical products, liquor, cigarettes, office and home furniture, clothing, shoes, jewelry, and toys. It is considered the "trading showcase" of Central and South America, as well as for the Caribbean region.
Portobelo is a port city in Colón Province, Panama. It is located on the northern part of the Isthmus of Panama and has a deep natural harbor. In 1980 the ruins of the Spanish colonial fortifications, along with nearby Fort San Lorenzo, were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.