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Panama City Sights

Palacio Municipal (City Hall)

  • Av. Central y Calle 7 Map It
  • Government Building

Updated 08/14/2012

Fodor's Review

The city council now meets on the second floor of this neoclasisical white building, but it was originally built, in 1910, as the seat of the country's legislature (which grew too large for it and moved to its current home on Plaza Cinco de Mayo). It replaced a colonial palace that had stood at the same spot for nearly three centuries. On the ground floor is the tiny Museo de la Historia de Panamá, which traces the country's history from the explorations of Christopher

Columbus to the present day. The history museum is a disappointment, but it's worth stepping inside to have a look at the building's interior.

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Sight Information

Address:

Plaza Catedral, Av. Central y Calle 7, Panama City, Panama

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Phone:

507-501–4128

Sight Details:

  • $1
  • Weekdays 9–4

Updated 08/14/2012

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