Panama - Panama City (PDF Chapter)
This is the Panama City chapter from Lonely Planet’s Panama guidebook.
The most cosmopolitan capital in Central America, Panama City is both vibrant metropolis and gateway to tropical escapes. Panama is a regional hub of trade and immigration. The resulting cultural cocktail forges a refreshing attitude more dynamic than its neighbors.
- explore Casco Viejo, a history-filled, gentrifying neighborhood of crumbling colonials, soaring churches and grand plazas.
- reconnect with the past at the ruins of Panamá Viejo, the original Panama City.
- hike through Parque Natural Metropolitano rainforest, just 10 minutes from downtown.
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Information, Getting There & Away, Getting Around.
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