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History between Walls

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Take a fun and enriching walk through old and narrow streets and learn about the history of the Panama´s second city; The second Spanish city in the pacific side of the American Continent. Learn about how the first city was moved after the pirates attack. Get an explanation about the two cities and their importance. Learn in a fun and different way with a certified Tour Guide that instead of showing you only the tourist places, will show and give you an idea of ​​the day by day of our people.


09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Hotel lobby

09:00 AM

Hotel Lobby

The meeting point will be at the lobby of your hotel. From here we will move by private transport to the area where we will begins our historical tour; the famous Casco Antiguo.


09:30 AM

Plaza V Centenario

This is an important point where many parts of colonial history come together. This was the boundary between the area of the slaves and mestizos and the area of the Spanic elite. For centuries it was also the area of unofficial trade, including the opium during the Californian gold rush; was the beginning of the economy outside the wall. This place is connected with the Chinatown, the group who arrived for the construction of the first railway that linked the Pacific with the Atlantic;You will learn about chinese odyssey in Panama. This spot was scene of conflicts, adventures, separations, legends and also witness of how a country became the bridge of the world and the heart of the universe. Is an area full of stories, important to understand our history and culture; it will make you understand everything better, beyond a tourist point of view.

10:00 AM

Sal Si Puedes Street

We will cross the famous street of SAL SI PUEDES. This is a historic and famous street from the colonial era that was the commercial emporium outside the walled city. almost prohibited for the elite, but necessary for the expansion of the economy and for the survival of the poor classes (slaves, indigenous, mestizos). Here you can see how the expansion outside the walls begins, we will see the vestiges of a beautiful architecture that little by little reappears.


10:30 AM

Santa Ana

We will walk through the Santa Ana area and the famous PEDESTRIAN WALK; the first great commercial center of Panama and possibly Central America. This is a mandatory area for those who want to see and feel the real Panama. With buildings from the beginning of the century that show us styles like: Greek, Moorish, and Ardeco styles among others; with hundreds of stores and vendors that will make you understand why we are a melting pot.


11:00 AM

Casco Antiguo / Inside the Wall

Finally you will get inside the trendy and luxurious part of Casco Antiguo, with its protection Walls: Like any elite European city of 1600, San Felipe had a sophisticated system of defenses and protection that separated it from the slums; as we walk and learn you will see and understand part of these fortifications sistem. You will see how as you walk the environment will change from a popular and noizy area to a beautiful elitist city.


11:20 AM

Cathedral Plaza

You will see the main Plaza of the city and get inside some of the cathedrals. We will also have time for some photos of the beautiful parks and squares. You will have a couple of minutes for a little stop at the Arts and Crafts Center where you can buy some crafts made by our local people.


12:00 PM

Plaza de Francia

The mastermind behind the Suez Canal, the great Frenchman, Ferdinand de lesseps, arrived in Panama in 1880 convinced of being able to unite the Pacific with the Atlantic. and although he didn't achieve it, his sacrifice and corage is remembered today in this plaza. Here you will learn more about the French attempt to build a Canal and at the same time you will admire the beautiful view of the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal.

12:30 PM

Plaza Bolivar

We cannot just pass by here without stopping to mention the visionary who knew that Panama would be the bridge to the world and the heart of the universe. We will take a few minutes to admire the majestic monument to Simon Bolivar, liberator of nations and father of the latin american freedom.

12:40 PM

Restaurant / Lunch Time

Here I will give you several very good options for lunch; Here the Panamanian flavors will mix with the flavors of the world.

02:00 PM

Restaurant

After the lunch we will take our transport for head back to the hotel

02:30 PM

Hotel

This will be the end of your tour and your walk through the history.

Ending Point

Hotel Lobby

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

Bilingual and Certified Tour Guide

Transport from and back to the hotel

Water


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What‘s not included

Snacks

Entrance fees to any type of museums or galleries

Gratuities or tipps

Lunch

Tour Important Information

EXTREMELY IMPORTANT:

1- Is recommended to be prepared for a lot of sun or a lot of rain, you never know for sure

2- The best way to do this tour is walking, you need to be ready for at least 2 hour of walking.

WHAT TO BRING:

1- Confortable shoes and fresh clothes (you will sweat a lot)

2- Confortable backpack with:

- Raincoat or poncho or both

- Umbrella (full recommended)

- Sunscreen)

- Cash

- Water ( full recommended)

Important message from the guide

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Activities outside the area of the province of ​​Panama and Colón are possible but they require a more complex logistics and a higher cost.

Cancellation Policy

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$280/ per group