Plaza Santa Ana, Panama City

Plaza Santa Ana, Panama City

Plaza Santa Ana is the place in the historic part of Panama City you will definitely want to visit. Originally, back in the 19th century, it was called Arrabal and was located outside the walls of the city which was alternatively used for hosting bullfights or markets. Later, in the 1890s, the place was redesigned into a park. A lot of greenery with plenty of benches, surrounding this plaza, make it a very attractive spot. Adding to its appeal is the present here beautiful church of Santa Ana.

Plaza Santa Ana is a buzzing commercial place, extremely lively and busy with frequent onlookers, shoppers, and line of stores. The surroundings of Plaza Santa Ana is unlike any other place of Casco Viejo. The park is always busy with people who come either to relax or to play or meet up with friends. Basically, they visit this amazing place to have a good time. Here, you will will find many hotels providing accommodation and a whole lot of eateries offering an array of food. In every corner one would find all types of shops catering to all needs, be it fruits, mobile phones, grains, toys or even medicines. Also in this area, at the side of the park, is the restaurant called Café Coca Cola. This is a very famous joint amongst the locals and tourists, mainly for its breakfast. Come here to unwind and enjoy the experience!

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Sight Name: Plaza Santa Ana
Sight Location: Panama City, Panama
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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