17 Photos of Panama City, Panama You Need to See Right Now

17 Photos of Panama City, Panama You Need to See Right Now

Casco Antiguo juts out into the ocean.

Casco Antiguo juts out into the ocean.

Cinta Costera runs into this park leading into Casco Antiguo.

Cinta Costera runs into this park leading into Casco Antiguo.

Casco Antiguo Center - JoeBaur

Color bursts from all corners of Casco Antiguo.

The super-modern Panama City skyline peeks into historic Casco Antiguo.

The super-modern Panama City skyline peeks into historic Casco Antiguo.

Street art in Casco Antiguo. "We continue fighting."

Street art in Casco Antiguo. “We continue fighting.”

The view from the Hilton balcony never got old.

The view from the Hilton balcony never got old.

The enormity of Panama City's skyline is best viewed at Parque Metropolitano.

The enormity of Panama City’s skyline is best viewed at Parque Metropolitano.

A connection to home at Parque Metropolitano.

A connection to home at Parque Metropolitano.

The always popular fish market sits just on the edge between downtown and Casco Antiguo.

The always popular fish market sits just on the edge between downtown and Casco Antiguo.

A Panama Canal customer approach the Gatun lock.

A Panama Canal customer approaches the Gatun lock.

The Panama Canal's Miraflores lock takes a break in the early afternoon.

The Panama Canal’s Miraflores lock takes a break in the early afternoon.

The best way to see the Panama Canal is on the railway created during the construction of the canal.

The best way to see the Panama Canal is on the railway used during its construction.

A look of the same Hilton balcony view of Panama City at night.

A look of the same Hilton balcony view of Panama City at night.

Inside the Presidential Palace of Panama.

Inside the Presidential Palace of Panama.

A final look at Panama Vieja.

A final look at Panama Viejo.

An impressive array of colonial ruins still stand in Panama Vieja just north of downtown.

An impressive array of colonial ruins still stand in Panama Viejo just north of downtown.

Panama Vieja, burned to the ground by the pirate Henry Morgan.

Panama Viejo, burned to the ground by the pirate Henry Morgan.

Disclosure: Hilton Panama provided a discount on the hotel and the Panama Canal tour was provided by Terramar Destinations. As always, all opinions are my own.

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