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The 11 best things to do in Panama City

Panama City feels both familiar and foreign: a little like Miami and a little like Havana. On the surface, it looks a lot like the US, with the tall skyscrapers of the new city a familiar reminder of American influence here. But at the same time, Panama City etches out its own identity. It’s a place of pretty little secrets, creation, community and electric nightlife – all tucked away in the alleys of an eclectic Central American metropolis.  It’s a little bit gritty, Panama City has pockets that feel entirely foreign, and everyone everywhere will tell you about how the traffic is crazy – it is. Stay in Casco Viejo (the historic district) and you’ll have the best chance at exploring this intricate, multi-dimensional destination. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.

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