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Iglesia San Jose - Historical Building Panama City - Panama

Although this church dates back to 1677, it has obviously bee restored. The interior feels quite polished and new. It's worth a visit to see the spectacular baroque golden altar. Apparently, the magnificent piece survived Henry Morgan's sack through the cunning of a priest. This quick thinking man painted the altar black when he heard of the pirate's approach. This church shouldn't be missed.

Location:
Calle 8 and Ave A
Casco Viejo , Panama City, Panama

Historical Building Types:
Churches



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








By Mike Karanicolas

Michael Karanicolas is awesome.

16 Jul 2008







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