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Catedral Metropolitana - Historical Building Panama City - Panama

With its beautifully contrasting gray-and-black facade and white bell towers, this building is an excellent example of Latin American neoclassical architecture. The cathedral was first constructed in 1688, soon after Panama City's refounding. Many of the stones were taken directly from the ruined old city. The towers are inlaid with mother-of-pearl. The vast, imposing arches inside lack the aesthetic skill of the exterior, but the walls are richly decorated with gorgeous paintings. Not to be missed.

Location:
Plaza de la Independencia
Casco Viejo , Panama City, Panama

Historical Building Types:
Churches



Here are other activities in and around Casco Viejo that may be of interest: Iglesia de San Francisco de Asis, Teatro Nacional, Iglesia San Jose, Iglesia Compania de Jesus, Presidential Palace and Iglesia la Merced.








By Mike Karanicolas

Michael Karanicolas is awesome.

15 Jul 2008







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