Panama City shopping

Top Choice Art in Panama City


An excellent place to find original Guna embroidery with modern designs and Congo art from Portobelo, Karavan commissions local artists, works closely to develop new talent and recovers endangered culture and arts t…
Alcohol in Panama City


German owned and run, Beermarkt is the go-to place for beer lovers in Panama. Located in the expat area of Clayton, it offers a great range of brews ($2 to $8), from traditional European to more innovative variation…
Arts & Crafts in Panama City

Casa Latina

Colorful Casa Latina has a large selection of beautiful handicrafts, ranging from the affordable to a Panama hat on sale for US$2500! Some of the items on collectors’ lists include the detailed animal masks made by …
Art in Panama City

Weil Art Gallery

If you’re looking for Panamanian art, then you should visit one of the three branches of the Weil Art Gallery. Each space stocks a selection of paintings by well-known local artists, including some of Rolo de Sedas’…
Books in Panama City

El Hombre de la Mancha Bookstore

Located in La Plaza in Ciudad de Saber, this small but well-stocked bookstore is an ideal spot to find kids' books and toys. Books are in Spanish and English. Additional branches can also be found in Altaplaza, Sant…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Panama City

Mercadito Artesanías Catedral

You may not notice the Mercadito Artesanías Catedral if it wasn't for the resellers who sometimes pop out to invite you in. Spread along an indoor gallery, colorful stands display the best of Panamanian traditional …
Hats in Panama City

El Palacio del Sombrero

For a Panama hat with a twist, head to this shop with a small selection of traditional hats dwarfed by other bright, bold designs. Choose from a rainbow of colors or make a statement with checks and stripes.
Clothing in Panama City

No Me Olvides

Featuring the classic Panamanian-made guayaberas (tropical dress shirts) made popular in the 1950s, in all colors and patterns, with a few selections for women as well.
Homewares in Panama City

Nina Concept Store

This fanciful lifestyle store is filled with a curated selection of homewares and curios. There’s also a cafe-restaurant serving light bites and decent espresso.
Jewelry in Panama City


Sells quality huacas (replicas of pre-Columbian gold pendants) and necklaces made of black onyx and other gemstones.