Plaza de la Independencia
Following the destruction of the old city by Henry Morgan in 1671, the Spanish moved their city 8km southwest to a rocky peninsula on...
Museo del Canal Interoceánico
This impressive museum is housed in a beautifully restored building that once served as the headquarters for the original French canal...
Museo de Historia de Panamá
The modest Museo de Historia de Panamá has a small selection of exhibits covering Panamanian history from the colonial period to the...
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With an unbeatable location underneath the shadows of the Iglesia Catedral and overlooking the Plaza de la Independencia, this relative...
Lonely Planet review
In this plaza, in the heart of Casco Viejo, Panama declared its independence from Colombia on November 3, 1903.