Estadio Maracaná

Panama City

Inaugurated in April 2014, this is the home stadium of Chorrillo FC and Club Deportivo Plaza Amador. It was named after the legendary Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Nearby Panama City attractions

1. BioMuseo


Celebrating Panama as the land bridge that has permitted astonishing biodiversity in the region, this world-class museum is a visual feast. Exhibits tell…

2. American Trade Hall


Once the headquarters of the First National City Bank of New York, this is where much of the financing of the Panama Canal took place. Today the American…

3. Casa de la Municipalidad

1.02 MILES

This 1881 neoclassical townhouse in Casco Viejo was built on top of the castle gatehouse of the city.

4. Iglesia de San José

1.03 MILES

This Casco Viejo church protects the famous Altar de Oro (Golden Altar), the sole relic salvaged after privateer Henry Morgan sacked Panamá Viejo.

5. Iglesia de La Merced

1.04 MILES

An example of the baroque style in Panama, this Casco Viejo church was built in 1673 with a facade transferred from Panamá Viejo.

6. Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús

1.08 MILES

These days only a shell, this 1741 convent and church in Casco Viejo was destroyed in a fire and further damaged in an earthquake but remains a thing of…

7. Catedral Metropolitana

1.11 MILES

The headquarters of the Panama archdiocese. Construction started on this 1796 cathedral in 1688.

8. Museo de Historia de Panamá

1.11 MILES

The modest Museo de Historia de Panamá has a small selection of exhibits covering Panamanian history from the colonial period to the modern era.