Explore Panama City
Panama City is the capital of the Republic of Panama and sits at the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal. It is known for its internationally renowned hotels and restaurants and the beautiful Panama La Vieja (Old Panama), the first Spanish city in the Americas, which was built in 1519 and is a designated World Heritage Site.
When to go to Panama CityThe city is surrounded by tropical rainforests and has a very humid climate, making it warm all year round. Summer months are scorching and temperatures can reach 90°F. The wet season lasts from May to December, therefore popular months to book a hotel in Panama City are during the dry season between December and March, when temperatures are around a more comfortable 75°F.
How to get to Panama CityTucuman International Airport (PTY) is 15 miles from Panama City and is the largest airport in the Republic of Panama. You can begin your Panama sightseeing by catching a taxi, or travel by shuttle direct to your hotel or resort. The Gelabert/Albrook Airport (PAC) is the place to catch domestic flights, or take a trip on the transcontinental railway departing from Corozal Station. Alternately, Panama City’s famously colorful bus system, the Diablo Rojo can take you to Panama City beach hotels.
Things to do in Panama CityThere are plenty of Panama attractions to enjoy. You can take a walk beside the Panama Canal and if you’re on a budget you can get great deals on a Panama City cheap hotel nearby. Other highlights include the cathedral on the Plaza de la Catedral, the presidential palace Palacio de las Garzas and the promenade Las Bóvedas (The Vaults). You can stay at one of the Marriott Hotels Panama City or the Riande Continental Hotel for a luxurious vacation.
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