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Cathedral at Old Panama

Ruinas de Panama la Vieja | No Confundir Con la Catedral Metropolitana en El Casco Antiguo!, Panama City, Panama
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Very Beautiful

The church has a rich history. Further up the road there is a monastery and a convent. The alter is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharron H
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Phoenix, Arizona
Nice visit

Its not a very rich cathedral, not what you would expect from a latin country cathedral. Nice to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paco A
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Mexico City, Mexico
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Ruinas de Panama la Vieja | No Confundir Con la Catedral Metropolitana en El Casco Antiguo!, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The church has a rich history. Further up the road there is a monastery and a convent. The alter is gold.

Thank Sharron H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its not a very rich cathedral, not what you would expect from a latin country cathedral. Nice to visit it but thats all.

Thank Paco A
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Took a tour here and I didn't realized how beautiful it was. They allow non-flash photography. It is air-conditioned and a great stop while touring the area..

Thank Kee A
Reviewed 14 July 2017

is a fine arquitecture, but is close... right now under maintenance, so the only thing you can see is the building at the outside.

Thank manuel e
Reviewed 3 July 2017

It was being renovated while I was there but from what I could see of the Cathedral, it looked beautiful.

Thank KayleeShepheard
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I'm sure that this Unesco site is incredible and a must see destination. But unfortunately we couldn't appreciate the exterior of the cathedral as it was covered in scaffolding and tarps. And the interior was off limits due to the construction. What a major disappointment!

Thank michaelrichardfenn
Reviewed 25 June 2017

While walking the old town of panama, we sat mesmerised by the old architectural beauty of Cathedral Metropolitan, Inside was exquisite. Worth the time look.

Thank Martyn B
Reviewed 20 June 2017

It's good right now but once the restoration is complete will be spectacular. Right now much of it is shrouded so doesn't look normal. Can't wait till it's done.

Thank mdfloyd322
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I can't really add much more. It is definitely worth seeing. Always bring wet weather gear visiting sights in Panama City.

Thank Citimowse
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The Cathedral is being completely renovated in preparation for Pope Frances visit in 2018. The towers are covered with scaffold which makes visiting q bit dificult

Thank jerphil
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alwweb
11 September 2016|
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Response from Jennifer C | Reviewed this property |
Hello, there was some construction going on around there but it didn't affect the cathedral. We went on August so it may be an issue now. Enjoy your trip.
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