If you are considering a vacation and is totally confused about where to go, you might as well consider Panama. You may ask why? Well there are thousand reasons as to why you can choose Panama. The first and foremost thing is the versatility of the place. This American country stages almost every aspect of nature. Whether it is the mountains or the sea, Panama has it all. For all you shopaholics, the streets of Panama’s cities are believed to be the ultimate shopper’s paradise. For all the nature lovers here, Panama will never disappoint. The best eco tourism spots in the world are believed to be present in Panama. For the people who sniff out all the adventure loaded destinations of the world and head towards these places, you will be delighted to visit Panama as well. There is hiking, trekking, scuba diving, snorkeling; everything that adventure seekers just love.
Now when you are at Panama, you must see few places without fail. You must have heard about the Panama Canal. It’s world famous and believed to be the 9th wonder of the world. The Panama Canal extends across the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. It is such an exquisite piece of magnificence of human engineering. The Panama Canal is just 40 minutes from the capital city of Panama. You will also get to see the famous Centennial Bridge that crosses the Panama Canal.
When you are at Panama City you shall also get to visit the beautiful churches of San Jose and Santo Domingo. All these churches have a historical significance dated back to the 16th century. You can look for a theatre performance at the Teatro Nacional Theatre. This very famous theatre has been recently renovated and can host shows for 800 guests all at once. Now that’s what you call grandeur. The other place to see is the presidential palace known as the Palacio de las Garzas.
If you are interested to see the various species of birds at the National Parks you can go check out the Summit Botanical Gardens. The Harpy Eagle, supposedly the biggest bird of prey can also be found in this place. This species of bird also happens to be Panama’s National Bird. The Metropolitan Nature Park is another place where you can witness nature at a very close proximity.
The Antillean immigrants are believed to have had a large contribution in the building of the Panama Canal. For more facts on these immigrants, you can visit the Afro- Antillean Museum. You shall be able to know more fascinating facts about these immigrants and how they lived and their lifestyle at Panama. The Museum Of Modern Art and the Marine Exhibition Centre are two other places where you can visit and brush up more of your knowledge about this fascinating country of Panama.
But this was just about the main city. There are any other cities, islands and places in Panama you just shouldn’t miss. Panama is an ideal destination for a vacation.