AfroLatino Travel - AfroPanama in Focus City Day Tour

13 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2.5 hr

Immerse yourself in the oft-erased Afrodescendant history that built up the republic of Panama. From the history of enslavement, resistance, and maroonage to Panama's various labor migrations, you will learn from an expert in the area. NOTE: Tour minimum is three individuals. Please do not book with less than three people. We cannot accommodate solo travelers at this time.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: AfroLatinx Travel

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Afro-Antillian Museum (Museo Afro Antillano de Panama )

¡Bienvenido a Panama! We meet at 10:00am! We start off at the West Indian/AfroCaribbean history of Panama at the AfroAntillean Museum near the city’s old colonial sector, to go over the history of the AfroCaribbean labor that not only built the Panama Canal but also the country’s infrastructure from the railroad to the artificial 77 km waterway that is the Panama Canal. One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, it serves the vital function of connecting the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean across the Isthmus of Panama, facilitating international maritime trade for over 100 years. The railroad that was integral during the Gold Rush of the U.S. and for migration from other continents to the U.S., as well as the Black labor on banana plantations, how the country stripped citizenship of its Black citizens and the ongoing fight as we go into the 2020 census for the just recognition of AfroPanamanians.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Casco Viejo

Casco Viejo walking tour of the historically Black neighborhoods of Santa Ana and San Felipe just outside of the colonial city and within them, where the residents are undergoing gentrification.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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