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Panama canal, Panama City, Panama
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Central Islip, New York
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice and educational. You can do the full canal transit, a half canal transit or you can visit both the Miraflores and Colon locations. You need to see it both from water as well as land.

Thank moandpebs
Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took bus tour from hotel, so glad we did, were very lucky to see 3 ships go through both canals, great history lesson for everyone!

Thank ScottishGrandmamo
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Panama Canal is an engineering miracle. Until you have seen it in operation it is something you would never imagine possible. We were able to view ships going through the locks and watch from a balcony the marvel. Worth your time to visit if you are planning a trip or even thinking about a trip. Just do it. You... More 

Thank CarolSpringfieldIL
Pollock Pines, California
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106 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Spent the entire day getting from Gatun to Miraflores, but watching the ship behind you (especially a huge container ship) towering above you as you drop back to sea level is quite the experience!

Thank CarolSteve95726
Tubac, Arizona
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a must see and is easy to get to by bus or taxi. Great to see the ships pass through the locks and watch what goes on.

Thank Darrelweb
Warrington, PA
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168 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Great way to learn about the history of the canal. Imagine it goes from the Caribbean Sea in the North to the Pacific in the South. I suggest that you read up on Panama before you actulaly go there.

Thank Fred G
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237 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Transited through here on a cruise ship, we had a guide giving us information about the building of this fascinating canal and the huge locks

Thank Maureen K
Niagara Falls, Canada
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77 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

It is amazing to watch the size of these ships go through the canals. The visitor centre is very informative.

Thank Elaine P
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Great area to visit for the day or half day , also very close to airport so would be a good spot to see on a long layover tour!

Thank Travelingbonbon
Fairview, Tennessee
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237 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

You are able to watch the ships come in and go through the locks. You are very close and can go through the museum and then spend time on the outdoor decks watching the ships. Museum is well done.

Thank MO2cats

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Restaurant Details

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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, South American, Central American
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  • Address: Panama canal, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City

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