Guided Walking Tour in Panama City

Embark on a fascinating 2-hour guided walking tour that will take you deep into the heart of Panama City’s downtown. Discover the historical treasures of this vibrant area as you explore the enchanting Plaza Herrera, admire the architectural beauty of the San Giuseppe church, and immerse yourself in the rich history of the Iglesia de la Misericordia. Your knowledgeable guide will lead the way, providing insightful commentary and ensuring you have a memorable and enlightening experience.

General information

Price / 25 USD

You can pay online


English & Spanish



Starting time

10:20 & 15:15 hrs


2 hours

Included / excluded

2-hour guided walking tour

Professional bilingual tour guide

Food & drinks

Full description

Immerse yourself in the wealth of history and captivating atmosphere that Panama City’s downtown has to offer on this 2-hour guided walking tour. As we gather outside the American Trade Hotel, prepare yourself for a journey through time, as we explore the remarkable landmarks that have shaped the identity of this city.

Our first destination is Plaza Herrera, a picturesque square that acts as a tranquil oasis amidst the bustling city. Surrounded by magnificent colonial buildings, this charming plaza invites you to take a step back in time and marvel at the architectural wonders that stand as a testament to Panama’s rich past.

Next, we’ll make our way to the San Giuseppe church, a place of spiritual significance and architectural splendor. Be amazed by its intricate facade and step inside to experience the tranquility and devotion that fills its walls.

Continuing our exploration, we’ll visit the Iglesia de la Misericordia, a historic church that exudes reverence and serenity. Admire the exquisite artwork and ornate details within this sacred space, gaining insight into the religious traditions that have shaped Panama’s cultural heritage.


Our itinerary then leads us to the majestic Iglesia la Catedral, the city’s main cathedral and a symbol of religious prominence. Be awed by its grandeur and step inside to appreciate the tranquility and sanctity of this spiritual sanctuary.

As we proceed to Plaza de la Independencia, bask in the historical significance of this central square, where Panama declared its independence from Spain in 1821. Admire the iconic Obelisco and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of a place that has witnessed pivotal moments in the nation’s history.

Our journey continues to Plaza de Bolivar, a charming square named after the esteemed South American liberator, Simon Bolivar. Explore the statue honoring his legacy and enjoy the lively ambiance of this public gathering space.

Moving along, we’ll stroll down Paseo Esteban Huertas, a picturesque promenade lined with beautiful palm trees and offering stunning views of the city skyline. Take in the scenic vistas as we make our way to Plaza de Francia, an exquisite square paying tribute to Panama’s French heritage. Admire the stunning French-inspired architecture and learn about the crucial role French engineers played in the construction of the Panama Canal.

Our final destination on this immersive tour is the “Camino a traves de las Bovedas,” a delightful pathway flanked by historic arches that once served as military fortifications. Traverse this scenic route and capture panoramic views of the iconic Panama Bay and its shimmering waters.

Meeting point

You will meet your guide at Plaza Herrera, outside of the American Trade Hotel.

Important information

This tour will take place rain or shine.