A man made wonder and a testament to architectural perseverance and excellence, the Panama Canal combines the Pacific to the Atlantic with the influx of trading activities and the participation of Central and South American economic joints which undertake their activities through the canal.
If you’d like to get a taste of the history of the canal and gain insights into the operations of the structure as a tourist, be sure to visit Miraflores Visitors Centre. This is the go to place for having all your questions answered and even grab a freelance tour guide to travel around the areas which surround the vicinity of the Panama Canal.
Head out to Pedro Miguel Locks for some sightseeing and breathe in the wonderful views of the location. The location provides a viewing spot for tourists to watch ships as they transit during their journey. The landmarks in the area serve as the perfect spot for a small stopover to enjoy the restaurants, bars and cafes located around the area. Grab a traditional luncheon or your favourite beverage and witness the changing hues during sunset. Amidst the bustling views of the area, you will be left astounded by the sheer volume of ships that transit and move through the area.
The area might seem crowded at first, but the local energy is infectious. This is definitely the place to be if you wish to see the transformation of Panama as one of the powerful economic hubs of the region. A half day tour through the canal will provide enough time to visit the entire area, a local tour guide is great to inform you about the history of the canal and how it came to be!
Have fun and enjoy!