Palacio de las Garzas
In 1826, in a schoolroom opposite this park, Simón Bolívar held a meeting urging the union of the Latin American countries. Bolívar...
Following the destruction of the old city by Henry Morgan in 1671, the Spanish moved their city 8km southwest to a rocky peninsula on...
Plaza de la Independencia
In this plaza, in the heart of Casco Viejo, Panama declared its independence from Colombia on November 3, 1903.
Though they serve reasonably priced lunches (think wraps with patacones), this ultra-hip cafe-bar is best known for sunset happy hours...
With an unbeatable location underneath the shadows of the Iglesia Catedral and overlooking the Plaza de la Independencia, this relative...
Palacio de las Garzas information
Lonely Planet review
The Palacio de las Garzas is named after the great white herons that reside here. The president of Panama lives on the upper floor.