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Address: Gatun Lake, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: +507 272-3165
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Operating since 1914 and considered one of the wonders of the world, this...

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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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

To see one of the wonders of the world and be exposed to a different culture will only serve to expand one's knowledge

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have been through the Canal several times and it's an incredible experience. A fantastic travelling adventure, the whole experience feels like one big adventure and the history of the whole project is fascinating, I'm so glad I've been able to experience this intriguing and fun travel experience. I hope to return. Ps it's very hot!

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New Orleans, LA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The title says it all. Really great engineering feat, but so many people packed in. Don't go on a Saturday morning.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nobody should visit Panama without visiting the Panama Canal and going to Miraflores to see the intricacies of running this incredible operation. That this canal was built at all is a sign of human ingenuity. It is impossible to explain the multifaceted operation necessary, but don't fail to visit and to try to understand. To the management I would suggest... More 

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Barcelona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What an amazing thing to see. Don't miss seeing the Panama Canal on your visit to Panama. Youll be glad you did. Admission is 15.00 with a museum tour and movie.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a pretty nice place for tourism. The museum is really interesting and to watch the boats through it's really impressing. Four floors to be able to watch the boats, a restaurant, and snacks place.

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were on a large cruise ship with only 2 feet on either side - the experience was amazing. Was worth the trip.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been to Panama 3 times. The highlight of the trip is to go to the Panama Canal locks. The best ones for viewing are located on the outskirts of Panama City. They have an excellent museum and films about the canal and how it was built. There is an excellent viewing platforms of the ships as they pass... More 

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Farges, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A short excursion to the Miraflores locks. Quite magnificent engineering very impressive to see such oceangoing vessels passing through the lawn. A short excursion to the Miraflores locks. Quite magnificent engineering - very impressive to see such large oceangoing vessels passing through the lock.

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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a terrific excursion. It is truly an amazing engineering fete and the ships traveling the canal are huge.

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