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Top 10 places for travel & vacation in Panama.

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1.Panama City
The city of Panama is the capital of the same state. In the Pacific and Caribbean areas of the city there are a large number of beaches. There are many hotels on the shores of the beaches. In the city there is a beautiful park Parque Natural Metropolitano and aquarium Centro de Exhibiciones Marinas. You can also visit the zoo and botanical garden. On the streets of this multinational city are many historical monuments of architecture. Among them - the cathedral and churches of the 17-18 centuries, the home of the university (1949-1953), and in Panama Viejo (burnt in 1671) - the ruins of 16-17 centuries.
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2.Panama Canal
The Panama Canal, a 82-kilometer canal linking the Panama Gulf of the Pacific with the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, is located on the Panama Isthmus in the state of Panama. One of the most complex construction projects in the world. The construction of the canal and design work took more than 200 years. Annually through the construction of the canal there are about 17 500 vessels carrying more than 203 million tons of cargo.
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3.Contadora Island
Contadora Island is one of the pearls of the archipelago located in the Gulf of Panama. On the island there is a small local airport (IATA), which serves regular flights between the island and the capital of Panama, as well as other islands of the archipelago. The island is an important tourist center and perfect for beach lovers. You can take scuba diving, swim around the islands or visit the pristine islands, rent a sail with windsurfing and golf carts.
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4.Isla Grande
Isla Grande is an island located in the Caribbean Sea about 10 minutes by boat from the Atlantic coast of Panama. Part of the province of Colon, is approx. 15 km west of Portobelo. Tropical climate. There are many hotels and resorts on the island. It is a popular place for recreation and water sports: swimming, diving and surfing.
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5.Panamá Viejo
Panamá Viejo - remains of the old Panama and the former capital of the country, located in the suburban areas of the modern city. Together with the historical center of Panama is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Preserved the following objects of the pre-Columbian period: the temples of La Concepcion, San Jose and La Compagnia de Jesus; a square tower from the Cathedral of Catedral Viejo; university; protected from pirate raids thick walls and defenses; the monasteries of Santo Domingo and San Francisco; the monastery ruins of La Merced; Cathedral; The Royal Bridge. In the middle of ancient quarters the building of the Historical Museum of Panama Viejo is piled up.
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6.Portobelo, Colón
Portobelo, Colón is a port city in the Panamanian province of Colón. The city is located at the northern end of the Isthmus of Panama. Now Portobelo is a small quiet town with a population of less than 5 thousand inhabitants, although it has a deep and comfortable natural harbor. In 1980, the ruins of the fortifications of the city, together with the ruins of the fortifications of San Lorenzo, were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is also famous for the fact that Francis Drake, who died of dysentery in 1596, was buried in the bay of the city.
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7.Chagres National Park
Chagres National Park is located in the central part of the country, in the provinces of Panama and Colon and covers an area of ​​129,585 hectares. Most of the park is covered with lush rainforest with a high biodiversity of plant and animal species. In the habitat of the park you can find all kinds of birds, among them piculus callopterus or Panamanian carpenter, unique species in Panama and some specimens of the harp eagle, the national bird of Panama. Among mammals include deer, in coats, black hands and some species of Bolitoglossa. In its dense forests also inhabit tapirs, jaguars and other large cats. In the chavras and other rivers in this area there are 59 species of freshwater fish, as well as water cats, as well as spectacular alligators and crocodiles.
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8.San Blas Islands
San Blas Islands is an archipelago that includes 365 islands of which only 49 are inhabited by the Kuna Indians. They managed to remain independent of Panama, maintain their economic system, language and culture. A popular place for recreation of eco tourists. The islands are famous for unspoiled nature and clean water, perfect for swimming. The reefs around the San Blas Islands store dozens of wrecks. The most famous islands of the San Blas archipelago are: Coco Blanco, Achutupu and Kagantupu.
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9.Isla Escudo de Veraguas
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Isla Escudo de Veraguas - the island is located in the gulf of Mosquito, owned by Panama. Although the island is small, it has a large number of endemic and very rare species of plants and animals. 95% are covered by an evergreen forest, on the east and west coasts in the form of bogs, where the red mangrove forest dominates. The rest is covered with tropical forest. The coral reef of the island has 55 species of coral. On the island there are about 100 fishermen.
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10.Gatun Lake
Gatun Lake is an artificial lake in the Panama Canal. Its area is about 425 km2, the height of the water surface above sea level is 26 m, the total water volume is about 5.2 km3. Out of 81.7 km of the channel length 32.6 km pass along the Gatuna. Gatun appeared after the construction of the Gatun Dam on the Chagres River, 10 km from its confluence into the Atlantic Ocean and at its inception was the largest artificial reservoir in the world.
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