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Rey Bazán of Activentas, S.A. – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account

Plaza de Francia Casco Viejo Panama charm architecture history – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingI think what draws people to Casco Viejo right now, whether to live here or just to visit, is the fact that Casco Viejo has the charm, the architecture and a rich history that dates back 500 years.

There are many outdoor cafes in Casco Viejo similar to the ones in Europe. People come there to have fun, to see and to be seen, and enjoy the quality of life.

When you go to Casco Viejo, you will be surrounded by the history and personality of the place.

Lourdes Townshend of Multimodal  & Logistic Transports Magazine – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
CASCO VIEJO  (Old  Quarter), as any other place declared by UNESCO Patrimony of the Humanity, is by itself, a tremendous cultural experience.
 
Casco Vieno Is the official place for all the State prime government events.  The historical monuments, including more than 18 buildings, bring the cultural to its maximum level.
 
In addition, different cultural events are performed, especially at the Cathedral Plaza, which has been a tradition for residents as well as visitors.
 
Each building has a story by itself... including the "Las Bóvedas" where there is a transcript in the wall of all the construction of the Panamá Canal, and beyond.

Historical Buildings & Other Attractions in Casco Viejo

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  • Metropolitan CathedralMetropolitan Cathedral Casco Viejo Panama – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
 
 
 
 
 
  • Church St. Joseph (gold altar)St Joseph's Church Gold Altar Casco Viejo Panama – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Flat Arch Flat Arch Ignacia Santo Domingo Casco Viejo Panama – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
 
 
 
 
 
  • Bovidas (The "official place" for young menLas Bovidas Casco Viejo Panama – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living to take girls for a walk-- with chaperone.)
 
 
 
Without pictures:
  • National Palace
  • National  Theater
  • Panama Canal Museum
  • Bolívar Palace
  • Góngora House
  • Plaza  Bolívar
  • Plaza  Herrera
  • Plaza de Francia
  • Plaza de la Independencia
  • Municipal  Palace
  • Presidential  Palace
  • Church St. Francis of Assisi
  • Church Our Lady of Mercy​
  • Church of Society of Jesus

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