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Operating since 1914 and considered one of the wonders of the world, this fifty-mile waterway transports ships by raising them from sea level to more than 85 feet via a series of gravity-powered locks.
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We were passing through Panama City for a night and knew we needed to see the Panama Canal in person! It was well worth the visit.
The Visitor's Center/Museum sits right along the Canal, so you get to watch boats pass through it. The museum...More
We had a great local tour guide who grew up in the Canal Zone and has since worked as a mechanical engineer his whole life. So he told us stories for hours about the construction and operation and history of the Canal. Interesting fact: in...More
This is nice to see the Panama Canal locks although I think that $20.00 each person is expensive.
It only takes a few minutes to see it.
Bring your cameras to it.
There is not much to say about the canal if you know your...More
We went as part of an excursion from a cruise trip - they used an external company who were good at keeping us informed about the history of the canal along with interesting facts.
The boat was packed but I guess it is the Panama...More
I visited the Panama Canal with a group of friends and were impressed with the layout and operation of the facility but it can be rather boring. Everything moves pretty slow so do not expect a lot of excitement. Go early in the morning to...More
The city is in constant development, after having become totally independent, including full control from the Canal operation, inherited from the United States of America. In order to visit the city on a full basis, it is highly recommended that you hire a guide. And...More
This is more spectacular that I think. The system, the location, the logistics and the facilities are to impress anyone.
If you go make sure to take the shorter cruise you can fine. It takes a lot to pass the Canal, but it worths all...More
If you find yourself traveling to the Country of Panama, Do not miss this aventure to see the big Ships going trough, Take the Train to the last Stop Allbrook , then the Bus,It will cost You less than a Dollar, then if You speak...More
There are many canal floating cruises. I am not sure of stops along the way. If you see some place that you might like it would be better to travel by car. Remember the canal is only 50 mi long from end to end.