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Built between 1688 and 1796, this is a magnificent example of the religious colonial architecture of Panama.
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Av Central 7-30 E, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

It’s hard to believe that this kind of treasure does exist in middle America! The impressive building complex gives me lots inspirations.

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Situated at Plaza de la Cathedral,on Casco Viejo it's one of the largest churches in Central America. It's a Catholic Church ,of course. The exterior is unsual because of the 2 white towers on each side. The interior is magnificent. Beautifual altar and ceiling. Not...More

Thank isabel a
Reviewed April 16, 2017

While in the old town area we stopped at this location for a short lecture on it's history. It is a beautiful photo location.

1  Thank ntflady
Reviewed March 31, 2017

This is a beautiful old church on Avenue Central and is worth a visit although it was under significant construction when visited. The adjacent plaza, Plaza Central is quite pretty.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Would have like to visit but a remodel was going on and you could not get in.Walked around it but, when it gets opened back up, go in.

Thank Darrelweb
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Not a waist of your time - you will enjoy the majestic, antique craftsmanship of this Cathedral. Very authentic and beautiful.

Thank caviar21
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Not even the frnt can be seen. Go to the plaza in front and take a break with the free wifi. One block from the paseo de las bovedas.

Thank Kensabato
Reviewed September 5, 2016

I've been to this Cathedral in the past when it was open. It has been closed for restoration for some time. You can't go inside and see it's treasures. The exterior is under almost complete scaffolding. I'm not sure when it will be finished but...More

Thank dmittleman
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Cool on a hot summer Sunday and less than one minute after seeking respite for the soul, we also avoided a tropical deluge. Historic cathedral full of art and atmosphere.

1  Thank Ken R
Reviewed June 22, 2016

When the work is finished the cathedral will be back to all its glory. Due to the work was not allowed inside

Thank AndyCorns
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