Top things to do in Panama Canal

Museum in Panama Canal

Miraflores Visitors Center

The easiest way to visit the Panama Canal is to head to the Miraflores Visitors Center, just outside Panama City. This modern center features a four-floor interactive museum that looks at the canal's history, operat…
Panamanian in Panama Canal

Atlantic & Pacific Co.

This upscale restaurant is worthy of the canal, though prices do reflect the exclusive setting. Serving New Panamanian cuisine and using local produce, it provides distinctive choices, and plenty of them, at the sum…
Cemetery in Panama Canal

Cementerio Francés

This cemetery in Paraíso on the road to Gamboa about 5km north of the Pedro Miguel Locks dates from between 1880 and 1889. Though there are just 300 crosses and other markers visible here, it contains many of the 22…
Canal in Panama Canal

Pedro Miguel Locks

North past the Miraflores Locks, the Pedro Miguel Locks can be seen from the highway to Gamboa. One hundred meters beyond the locks there’s a parking strip from where onlookers can watch ships transit the canal.
Cafe in Panama Canal

Kotowa Boquete Cafe

This branch of a national cafe chain on the ground floor of the Miraflores Visitors Center serves snacks and light meals throughout the day.