Essential tour in the Old City of Panama - Free Tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Mabel
Quality Verified Registered on February 11, 2022

I am Mabel a certified Tourist Guide and I like to share with travelers everything I have learned over the years. Do you want to know the Old City of Panama? Come join me to live a tremendous historical adventure. I'll be waiting for you!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Welcome to the old city of Panama known as the Casco Antiguo.

We will start the tour in the Plaza Mayor where we will visit the building of greatest interest such as the Church of the Cathedral , one of the largest in the city, the Municipal Palace , the Hotel Central Panama.
We will continue to the convent of Santo Domingo , one of the most important ruins for its flat arch.
We will continue until we reach the Plaza de Francia where we will see monuments dedicated to the French for being the initiators of the construction of the Canal.
From there we will make a beautiful tour of Paseo Esteban Huerta where you will observe the original wall of 1673. Also Cerro Ancón, the Bridge of the Americas , the Amador Islands , the ships waiting their turn to cross the Canal and our Modern City.
After this, we will continue through the Monjas bastion and continue to Plaza Bolívar where we will find the Ministry of Government connected to the National Theater , Church of San Francisco and Plaza Bolívar.
We will pass by the back of the Presidential Palace and where there is a restaurant, a restored and deteriorated house from the 19th century
We will continue to the Church of San José, much visited for its famous Golden Altar from 1610, from there we will continue to the ruins of the Society of Jesus and we will arrive at the point where we started.


  • Main Square
  • Convent of Santo Domingo
  • France Square
  • Walk Esteban Huerta
  • Bulwark of the Nuns
  • Plaza Bolivar
  • Church of Saint Joseph
  • Jesus company

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Central 3703, Panamá, Panama
    Central 3703, Panamá, Panama
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  • 1
    Outside visit
    Catedral Basílica Metropolitana Santa María La Antigua
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Iglesia de San José
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Plaza de Francia
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Calle Esteban Manuel Villegas

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Ruben 26 Nov 2023

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Travelled in group - Nov 2023
Súper simpática, alegre, sabe muchísimo, divina persona!!!
Ricardo 11 Nov 2023
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Es muy útil ese resumen de dos horas del casco antiguo. Cada parada o tema, da para profundizar, y mucho. Pero es un buen comienzo
maria 02 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Ha sido excelente tour,Mabel nos ha enseñado el casco antiguo y explicado muy claramente todo el tour. Muy recomendable.
sandra 13 Oct 2023

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Travelled in group - Oct 2023
Migdalia fue muy amable nos hizo ingresar a varias iglesias y lugares no previstos. Excelente!
Luke 29 Aug 2023
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
Muy bueno
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 100 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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