Popular Tourist Destinations in Panama

Panama, officially the Republic of Panama with capital as Panama City is the southernmost country of both the Central America and the North America. There are plenty of tourist destinations to enjoy in Panama. There are numerous museums and historic spots in Panama City.
Located outside of Panama City is Amador Causeway is Panama’s most sought for tourist area. It was once the home of US Army base. The place is visited by travelers as well as the local residents alike. Naos, Flamenco and Perico islands are connected to mainland with Amador Causeway.

There is another tourist destination Ancon Hill which is about 654 feet high. At this elevation, tourist can have amazing look of surroundings and the Panama City.

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Bocas Del Toro is another one of the most popular tourist destinations of the Panama country. These islands are filled with warm tropical climate and innumerable spots of enjoyment. In Bocas Del Toro Traveler can enjoy simply wandering, sun bathing, scuba diving, underwater swimming, bird watching and countless other activities.

There is Bridge of Americas with width of 1,669 meters (5007 feet) and elevation of 118 meters (354 feet) which connects North and South America. Bridge of the Americas is an integral part of the Pan American Highway.

At the Western tip of the Republic of Panama there is Chirigui Province full of adventure, wildlife and exotic culture. In the amazing mountain villages in this tropical mountain paradise a tourist feels a home away from home.

At a travel distance of about 2 to 2-1/2 hours north of Panama City lies El Valle de Anton which is situated inside an extinct volcano. It has perhaps the biggest diameter of volcano in this hemisphere. Traveler can enjoy waterfalls, square trees, golden frogs and number of wandering paths.

In addition to above, a few of other tourist destinations are Escudo de Veraguas, Taboga Island, Summit Gardens, Statue of Balboa, Kuna Yala or San Blas, Pipeline Road or Soberania National Park at Pipeline Road, Ruins of Old Panama City at Panama Viejo, Panama Canal etc.