Casco Viejo’s Booming Nightlife, Panama City

Panama, Panama City Guide (B): Casco Viejo’s Booming Nightlife, Panama City

After three months on the road through Central America, crossing the bridge of the Americas, we arrive in Panama City, our last stop before flying back home. It is by far the most modern and vibrant capital of the eight countries we have visited during this trip: its modern skyscrapers, architectural landmarks, and well maintained parks show its prosperity, mainly due to the business revolving around the canal. When the sun sets on the Pacific ocean, lights colour the skyline, fancy cars take the streets, and dressed-up locals make their way to Casco Viejo, the old quarter of Panama City where its booming nightlife is about to start.

Strolling through the streets in our best outfits, we pass by food stalls with blasting music, reminding us we are still in Central America. Families sit side by side and dressed up youngsters grab a grilled fish or chicken before hitting the bars and clubs. Once we reach the heart of Casco Viejo, the about-to-fall-down colonial houses are nicely renovated and host art galleries turned into cocktail bars with DJ’s for the night, high-end cosmopolitan restaurants, trendy food trucks or hotels with rooftop terraces overlooking the colourfully lit skyline of the modern city. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Casco Viejo’s Booming Nightlife, Panama City
Guide Location: Panama » Panama City
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: La Rana Dorada   Las Clementinas   Casco Viejo  
Author: Marcella Van Alphen
Read it on author's website: https://bestregardsfromfar.com/2016/04/30/nightlife-panama/