Panama Canal, Aguas Claras and Miraflores

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  • 7 hr

Visiting Panama and not living the experience of knowing one of the wonders of the modern world. It is something that you cannot miss, the Canal is an extension of 80 KM, made up of three lock systems, two in the Pacific Miraflores and Pedro Miguel in the Atlantic, the largest of all Aguas Claras, which serve as large elevators for the crossing of the ships to our isthmus. For its operation, the Chagres River was dammed, forming the Miraflores, Maden and Gatún lakes, this being one of the largest artificial lakes in the world. The Panama Canal is one of the most important works of engineering in the world. One of our guide will guide you through this amazing work and will tell you all its history.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Fascinating Adventures Travel

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Stop At: Panama Canal Administration Building

Located on the hill of the area that comprised the Canal Zone, with Italian Renaissance style architecture taking advantage of light and natural space. It was inaugurated on July 15, 1914. Upon entering the building, employees and visitors alike are struck by the beauty of its high, dome-shaped ceiling. Dramatic murals, columns and a marble floor make the rotunda the main attraction of the historic building. The central staircase, built with pink Tennessee marble, and the elegant mahogany banister are some examples of the luxury with which the imposing structure was built.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Miraflores Visitor Center

The Panama Canal is made up of three lock systems, two on the Pacific side, which are the Miraflores Locks. They are the closest to Panama City and where the Miraflores Visitor Center operates. Models, mechanical models and objects are exhibited there. related to the history of the Canal. Videos are also shown that are very illustrative for those who want to learn more about the history and characteristics of the Panama Canal.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Colon

On the Atlantic Coast is the city of Colón, rich in history, and with wonderful Caribbean cuisine and where the Colon Free Zone is located, a first-generation free zone, one of the main ones in America, it captures services and import centers, storage, packaging and re-export of products from all over the world.

Stop At: Centro de Visitantes de Agua Clara

Have a pleasant experience enriching yourself with extremely curious data, but above all being part of this, the history of the route that unites the world. This new center is characterized by its impressive panoramic view that contrasts two particular scenarios, which merged generate an unprecedented mix of sensations. On one side, you will find the famous Gatun Lake, where day after day cargo ships or other types of vessels pass through this magnificent work of modern engineering.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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