Walking tour through the Hidden treasures of Casco viejo

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Embark on a guided walking tour of Casco Viejo to learn about the town and country's history from a local guide.

Highlights

  • Discover the hidden treasures of Panama City on a guided walking tour
  • Learn about the history of the city and the country from your local guide
  • See the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Canal Museum, and the Flat Arch
  • Visit the French Plaza, the Bolivar Palace, and the Central Hotel
  • Enjoy a cup of Geisha coffee, cultivated in the highest lands of Panama

Description

Explore the heart of the Colonial city of Casco Antiguo on a walking tour. Be mesmerized by the culture and history of the Isthmus of Panamá and see colorful, unique architecture from Spain, France, and the United States. Enjoy international and local cuisine and visit the hypnotic plazas and main attractions of Casco Antiguo. Meet your guide and set off to see the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Canal Museum, the Flat Arch, the Esteban Huertas Promenade, the Saint Joseph Church (Golden altar), the French Plaza, the Bolivar Palace, the Central Hotel, and the Thomas Herrera Plaza. See the colorful, narrow streets of Casco Viejo, the nation's second-most visited tourist attraction. Visit Independence Square, where the Independence of Spain and the separation of Colombia were declared, giving way to the birth of the Republic. Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, the largest and most important Catholic church in the nation, which the pope visited in 2019. Also, see the Central Hotel, the first hotel in the nation and the tallest building at the time, where the founders of the canal stayed. Visit the Museum of the Interoceanic Canal of Panama, formerly the Panama Canal administration building by the French and Americans. See the Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, which was the home of the nation's first university. Stop at Lumaca Coffee & Shop to try the famous Geisha coffee cultivated in the highest lands of the nation. Visit the Plaza Tomas Herrera, which was used for bullfighting until 1928. It is also where the American Trade Hall is located, the last piece of the wall around the old town. See El Arco Chato, which played a fundamental role in canal negotiations. Visit the Plaza de Francia, which is dedicated to the French effort to construct the canal, the old Court of Justice, and the Dungeons.

Includes

Bottled water

Important Information

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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