Do you know where the first city of the entire Pacific coast was built? In this activity we will walk through the ancient ruins of Old Panama (La Plaza Mayor, the bell tower, Convent of ladies, Jesuits convent, the ancient hospital) and will visit the archeological museum to discover their history and some importants events that took place there hundreds of years ago. Once finished our visit we will head to the Old town where we will feel the magic of its streets, plazas and churches. You will get to know about their history, their relevant places (Our Lady of Mercy church, Herrera Plaza, St Joseph church, Independence square, French square, Bolivar square) and much more.
Hello, I am Daniel a former network engineer. I got my degree as tourism guide 3 years ago and following my deep passion for sharing our culture and teaching our history, I decided to do a 180 degree change in my career. I love to travel looking for new experiences and adventures, and I could say it is the best investment you could in your life ever. Therefore as a traveller and guide,the most important thing for me is that our visitors take the most pleasant and happy memories from our wonderful country.
Cold bottled water
Archeological site Admission Fees (Panama Viejo)
Transport from between both ancient cities
Get back on time to the colonial age and get know the magic of the history of Panama by visiting its two ancient cities. Firstable we will visit Panama Viejo, the first city founded on the Pacific coastline at the new world. After visiting its museum and walking thru their ruins we will head to the Casco Viejo, city founded after the destruction of Panama Viejo where we will get to know their plazas, churches and historical buildings.
Getting to know The Two Ancient Cities