Centro de Visitantes Panamá Viejo

Venue Description: It highlights the potential of Panama La Vieja as historical and archaeological site providing the public with quality service, according to meeting their needs for leisure, entertainment and education. The center promotes interest in preserving and promoting the history and value the national and world heritage.

Main attractions and values:

It has a visitor center, which houses laboratories archaeological research and conservation of real estate and a museum, whose exhibition articulates a narrative about human occupation in the Isthmus of Panama.

The site of Old Panama, recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site, has walking trails, posters and information on historical monuments, the importance of the Bay of Panama for migratory shorebirds, and natural heritage values ​​of Panama La Vieja. Within the site, you can visit the Convento de la Concepción which houses an exhibition about life in a convent of women in the seventeenth century and climb to the viewpoint that has been created in the Tower of Panama La Vieja, where you can see a panoramic view of the Bay of Panama.
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