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The Panama Canal (Spaingie: Canal de Panamá) is a 77.1-kilometre (48 mi) ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean (via the Caribbean Sea) tae the Paceefic Ocean. The canal cuts athort the Isthmus o Panama an is a key conduit for internaitional maritime trade. Thare are locks at each end tae lift ships up tae Gatun Loch, an airtifeecial loch creatit tae reduce the amoont o excavation wirk required for the canal, 26 metres (85 ft) abuin sea level. The current locks are 33.5 metres (110 ft) wide. A third, wider lane o locks is currently unner construction an is due tae open in 2016.

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Edin Krnic
4 February 2013
Just perfect
9 September 2013
Want to avoid the crowds or see the ships from ground level? For a spectacular view Just follow the road down the canal, left from the central building with the museum. You will be the only one there.
Charles B
29 October 2011
Impressive shit.
Edwin Acevedo
2 June 2013
Play with the simulator. Its pretty cool.
David González
1 June 2013
The feeling of passing through the Canal in a Cruise ship is amazing, a unique experience that makes you part of history, try it if you can.
Silent Storm
12 May 2013
This places closes at 4. So get there by 3 to get through museum and movie and see at least one set of boats get through.
Gabriel Vera
4 August 2012
Demasiadas foreign blondies, matures & milfs #uff
Kimberley Berges ~ The Property Girl
Incredible to see ~ great restaurant and viewing deck
Angel Feijo
9 September 2014
Carlos B.
15 August 2014
100 years of Panama Canal...!!!
8 June 2013
El Canal de Panama el punto neuralgico de la economia del caribe
Niko Foxs
9 March 2013
Muy buena vista. Add me :)
Paul Juarez
24 October 2011
No puede faltar en tu ruta: indispensable.
Gidward Gomez
19 March 2013
Pasar por el museo y luego ver pasar el barco
Andres Beat
27 February 2013
Claudio Moizes Decares
1 March 2013
muito lindo!...ainda mais apreciando um camarão...
Andrea Ivanov
18 August 2012
Me encanto! la visita
Ximena Gomez
22 October 2011
Omar Polo
9 January 2017
El museo es muy lindo, la película que pasan en el cine pudo estar mejor acabada. De los 4 pisos para ver barcos todos se aglomeran arriba, pero del restaurante es más lindo y solo debes comprar algo.
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