Treasures and History of Panama

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  • 3 hr

This tour has been designed for you to personally view the “lost wax process”, a signature trademark in artisanship created by REPROSA, the only facility authorized to reproduce pre-Columbian treasures from Panama's Museum of Anthropology. This 25-year company has the exclusive reproduction rights of pre-Colombian treasures, known as Huacas, from the National Anthropology Museum in Panama. The different collections consist of the Orchids of Panama, the Pre-Colombian Era, the Terracotta Collection, the ocean treasures of the new world and the famous Spanish Colonial gold and freshwater pearl design known as the Mosqueta. Board your air-conditioned transportation and travel to Old Panama Ruins, Visit the newly erected museum which highlights archeological finds of the pre-Hispanic and Colonial era. The museum has an audio-visual section and a recreational plaza that overlooks the bay of Panama. For a complete half day tour, enjoy a scenic drive through Colonial Panama.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Elite Shore Excursions

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Panama Canal

After your visit to the French Quarter, your next stop will be the Miraflores Locks, take this opportunity to pause and view the gargantuan ships that make their way through the Panama Canal and visit the four exhibition halls, organized by themes that constitute the heart of the Miraflores Visitors Center. The return route will take you past the former Panama Canal Zone where the military installations of the American administration are a gentle reminder of the strategic importance of the area. Today the former Zone is very much intact and is like a photographic image of what the days of the American Administration once were. Then, it is back to the ship, filled with knowledge and history making your stay in Panama far more interesting.

Stop At: Casco Viejo

Imagine the tales of Gallantry and Piracy that played out in the narrow streets of Colonial Panama known as the Casco Antiguo. This scenic, get acquainted, excursion will drive through the streets of 'Colonial Panama', founded in 1673 by French colonists. Over the next 200 years the city experienced many changes. You will notice the influences through the changes in architecture, representing a wonderful blend of French, Spanish and Italian styles. The ruins of the churches and convents, colonial palaces, bridges and military buildings attest to the grandiose past of this city. A brief stop in the old center will be made for an encounter with Panama History.

Stop At: Miraflores Visitor Center

the Miraflores Visitors Center.
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