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Panama City's Casco Viejo

Casco Viejo is up-and-coming part of Panama City. Which might sound like an odd thing to say about some of the oldest parts of the oldest city on the Pacific coast of the Americas.
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Iglesia San Francisco de Asis

The bell tower of Iglesia San Francisco de Asis stands tall above the rest of Casco Viejo, on the waterfront of the historic heart of Panama City, Panama.
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Iglesia San Jose

Iglesia San Jose, in Casco Viejo and dating to 1673, is most famous for its massive Golden Altar (Altar de Oro) that survived pirate raids in 1671.
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The View from Ancon Hill

You can spot Ancon Hill from all over Panama City. It makes for wonderful views out over Panama City and the entrance to the Panama Canal. It also has historical significance.
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La Iglesia de la Merced

Dating back to 1680, La Iglesia de la Merced sits in the heart of Casco Viejo, just a couple of blocks from Independence Square.
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Iglesia Santo Domingo and the Arco Chato

The Iglesia Santo Domingo in Casco Viejo is mostly crumbling ruins but is best known for its Flat Arch spanning the interior that stood without supports for centuries.
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Catedral Metropolitana de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción

The Catedral Metropolitana in Casco Viejo, Panama City's old quarter, is one of the largest churches in Central America at dates to 1688 to 1796.
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Panama City's Biomuseo

Opened in late-2014, the Frank Gehry-designed Biomuseo focuses on Panama's biodiversity and how the isthmus of Panama has changed the world.
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