Interesting Things To See And Do In Casco Viejo
Casco Viejo also known as “Casco Antiguo” used to be Panama’s main city center. But it is now the “old city” and a main tourist’s attraction. If you are in Panama City you need to make a quick visit to this area. There are some art museums & galleries, old buildings, Catholic Churches, souvenir shops and other monuments. The Panama Canal Museum, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Office of the Presidency is also located in this city.
Also there is a designated area where street vendors sell their handcrafts as well. If you are looking for night life then Casco Viejo is the place to be! There are tons of Restaurants and Bars that you can never run out of options.
The “Balboa” is named after the Spanish explorer Vasco Nuñez de Balboa. Locally beers are cheap in Panama. It costs around $1.00 at most Restaurants and Bars and retails for around $0.85 at grocery stores. Some Restaurants brew their own and they charge a little more, around $3-$3.50 a glass/litre.
Don’t leave home without your camera to capture the beautiful scenery.