Archive for Category ‘Visitor Information’

Restaurants

March 6th, 2015
Gourmet – Los mejores restaurantes de la Ciudad de Panamá

GOURMET – Fine restaurants in Panama City

Panama City is cosmopolitan and so offers a wide choice of restaurants of nearly every ethnic variety and to suit everyone’s taste and pocket. On the opposite page is a list of some of the finer restaurants and a “ready reference” guide to their specialities and other details.… Read the rest

General Information

February 15th, 2014
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TAXIS: Sometimes it seems Panama has more taxis than mangos. Sometimes, if it is raining at knockoff time, it seems there are no taxis at all. In Panama City fares are based on a zoning system. A cabbie must show you his zoned map of the city if you challenge his charge.

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Shopping

February 15th, 2014
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Panama has it all

Panama’s merchants, operating in one of the great crossroads of the world, bring to the isthmus the finest merchandise; and the volume generated by buyers who flock in from all over the Americas guarantees variety and excellent prices.

The Colon Free Zone is a significant contributor to Panama’s success as a shopping center.

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Night Life

February 15th, 2014

Nightlife in Panama has always been a hoot: from the days when Spanish conquistadores caroused the night away in Portobelo after counting their booty, to the glory days of Colon when the shows in the clubs of the Caribbean city were rivaled only by the nighttime extravaganzas of old Havana.

Panama has long been a place to party with ¨gusto¨.… Read the rest

Casinos

September 1st, 2011

Panama welcomes gamblers whatever their allegiance.  There are complete casinos with games such as roulette, black jack, baccarat, craps and poker;  slot machine casinos; bingo halls;  horse-racing with parimutuel betting at the President Remon Racetrack; betting agencies for sporting events and a national lottery.  Panama City naturally offers more opportunities for gambling but other cities have plenty to offer.… Read the rest

Museums

August 26th, 2010

 

REINA TORRES DE ARAUZ, Open in new location at Curundu. (Tel. 232-7485)

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Calle San Blas, Ancón y Avenida de los Martíres,Tel: 262-3380, Fax: 262-3376. Open: Tuesday to Sunday 9:00 a.m to 5:00 pm.

MUSEUM OF COLONIAL AND RELIGIOUS ART, Casco Viejo (Colonial Panama) in an 18th century chapel next to the Church and Convent of Santo Domingo.

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Churches & Temples

August 26th, 2010

 

Assembly of God. Calle 75, Tel. 261-7660, E-mail: congenac@cwpanama.net

Minor Basilica Don Bosco. Catholic, Tel: 227-4561.  E-mail: basilicadb@cwpanama.net

Faith Baptist. La Boca, English speaking congregation 6607-6009.

Panama Baptist Convention. Tel. 253-5806.

First Isthmian Baptist Church. Cristóbal, Cl. 13. Tel. 445-12-37 E-mail: isthmian@cwpanama.net

Salvation Army. Tel. 261-8859, 261-8091 E-mail: salvationarmy@ihpanama.com

Anglican Episcopal. Ancón , Panamá. Tel. 262-2097 E-mail: iepan@sinfo.net

Panama Evangelic Methodist.

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