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How to spend top weekend in Panama City - ideas on extraordinary attractions and sites

Rowing on a Surf Board and Diving

You can go to one of the equipped beaches. They are located a few hours away by car from Panama City. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Islands of Taboga and Contadora. You can apply to Panama Paddle there to take up rowing while standing on a surfboard. This type of active water leisure will allow you to relax, train in conquering the waves, and admire the old part of the city, skyscrapers, and the Pacific Ocean. You can also go scuba diving. You will choose a dive spot based on your preferences. You will also have the opportunity to swim with a mask and fins near the coast.
The capital city of the same named republic, Panama is the land of exotic animals and plants. Impenetrable rain forests occupy a large area of this region. The reason for this is in the fact … Open

Ride around the City on a Bicycle, Roller Skates or Segway

The main highways are closed to cars from 6 am to noon every Sunday in Panama City. This is done so that anyone can ride a bicycle or roller skate on paved roads. Their total length is 12 kilometers. If you decide to prefer this option of walking around the city, you can rent a bike from the Mall Multicentro and go on a trip. You will enjoy the view of Panama City and the Pacific coast. You can also rent a Segway and take a walk along the usual walking routes. For example, you can take a ride along the Old Quarter or embankment.

Water Tours

If you like nature and water walks, you can spend time in the Soberania National Park. It is located 40 kilometers from the city. Harpies, eagles, and tapirs inhabit it. There is a picturesque Gatun Lake in the park. You can take a boat ride on it. You can go on board a pleasure boat with a guide to see Panama City from a different angle. You will take a 2-hour tour of the Panama Canal and the gulf. You will enjoy the view of tall buildings, the port of Rodman, and the Museum of Biological Diversity. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The capital city of the same named republic, Panama is the land of exotic animals and plants. Impenetrable rain forests occupy a large area of this region. The reason for this is in the fact … Open

Helicopter Flight over the Capital of Panama

You will most likely be interested in the opportunity to become a member of a tourist group consisting of 2-5 people. You can make an exciting helicopter trip over the capital of Panama. Its duration is 60 minutes. You will be able to see 3 complexes of locks of the Panama Canal, Gatun Lake, and the Chagres riverbed during an air trip. You will also see the Indian villages. Their inhabitants lead a primitive way of life. You will fly over the coast of the city when the helicopter tour will come to an end. You will see skyscrapers and bridges stretching over the famous canal.

Climb Mount Ancon

You will have the opportunity to climb Mount Ancon during your vacation in Panama City. The national flag is set at its top point. You need to drive the first part of the way by car. You will have to walk 40 minutes along the trail to overcome the 2nd part of the route. The trail begins near Albrook airport. You will be able to stand on 2 observation platforms once on top of it. They are equipped on different slopes. You will have the opportunity to admire the panorama of the city, the bridge, the locks of the Panama Canal, ships, and the Pacific Ocean. The mountain is closed to tourists after 4 pm. You can use the stairs to get down from it.
The capital city of the same named republic, Panama is the land of exotic animals and plants. Impenetrable rain forests occupy a large area of this region. The reason for this is in the fact … Open

Trip to the Metropolitano Ecopark

There is an Ecopark 10 minutes' drive from Panama City. It's called the Metropolitano. You can come here to use one of several hiking trails. For example, the Cienequita trail passes through the forest. You will have to repeatedly perform ascents and descents during the walk. You will also be able to see the local inhabitants: sloths, monkeys, anteaters, and birds. If you get tired, you can make a stop at the parking lot. It is located on a tree. A viewing platform called Cedar Hill is located in the park at an altitude of 150 meters. The canal and the capital of Panama are visible from there.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Panama City and surroundings

Original sights of Panama City, deserving Guinness book

F&F Tower

From the series “Twisted Spiral Buildings and Towers That Are Real”
The location of the skyscraper has been chosen one of the busiest commercial streets of the city. Originally, for the skyscraper project, a very small area of about 2000 square meters has been allocated. The budget allocated for the construction of the Tower of Revolution has also been strictly limited and amounted to 50 million US dollars. Initially, the architects did not have the right to make a mistake, they managed to realize an amazing project on the first attempt, without extra time and material costs. Nowadays, a skyscraper erected from reinforced concrete with a spectacular facade of emerald colour is one of the main decorations of the city. … Read further

Albrook Mall

From the series “12 Largest Shopping Centers Worldwide”
The halls have a thematic design, each is devoted to one animal. In the center of the hall you will see a figure of the animal. There you can make a lot of unusual photos on the background of bright figures of dinosaurs and exotic animals. Such design helps people to navigate easier in the mall. The best way to come to the shopping mall is by taxi. All taxi drivers know about the mall architecture and drove people to the right and appropriate exit. … Read further

Notable celebrations and festivals in Panama

Christmas is celebrated from 24th to 25th December by Panamanians. From the beginning of the first winter month, the people of Panama start preparing eagerly for one of their favorite holidays: they decorate houses from inside and outside with garlands, sometimes painting their dwellings with bright colors. They buy fluffy Canadian Christmas trees and also richly decorate them. Christmas dinner in addition to a huge number of other dishes, inevitably includes potato salad, turkey, sweet fruit bread and egg-wine cocktail. At night, many celebrants attend church services, and the youth after midnight go to clubs or to home parties. Some people prefer to conduct prayers at home. … Open
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Thailand Wants to Resume Tourism by July 1

If Thailand reopens its borders by July 1, it can overperform other popular Asian destinations. The petition underlines that tourism can speed up the economic growth of the country and suggests implementing potential requirements for international tourists, such as proof of vaccination, health insurance purchase, a negative COVID-19 test, and so on. In 2019, tourism in Thailand was an industry worth approximately US$96.5 billion. Almost 40 million tourists visited the country in 2019, providing over 8 million people with jobs. Between two and four million of these people already lost their jobs due to travel restrictions. Read this

06.05.2021

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