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Panama has been one of the most visited and well known places in the Central America region.

Its forests, beaches and mangroves have become an epicenter for biologists to conduct their studies, as well a place to make new discoveries to share with world and an attraction for those whole having an outdoor adventure.

The diverse traditions, cultural heritage, and history have become a vast treasure of knowledge for scholars and an attraction for many people, looking to learn, share experiences and stories from their visit.

Its city that is known by some of its people as the "Skyscraper City" of Central America and is also a target for many people who wish to reside in the city, make their entrepreneurial dreams come true, and bringing more investment to this continually growing metropolis.

The night life of Panama City is also an enchanting experience not only to its people, but to many who visit and enjoy every single moment.

Many people come to see our annual Carnival activities found both in the city and in the interior of the country. This celebration happens almost at every corner of Panama, especially in the provinces of Panama (also its capital), Los Santos and Herrera where the people filled with joy welcome anyone willing to have fun.

The carnival is represented by carnival Queens, divided into two segments called: Upper Street (Calle Arriba) and Lower Street (Calle Abajo); both of them showing their glamours night dresses and eccentric daytime costumes while being driven around their eccentric and glamours carts, while being followed by music and the "team" that supports them.

Both Queens compete for the tittle of: The Queen of the Carnival on their designated regions.

Another attraction in the interior of the country is the Parade of the Thousand Dresses (Desfile de las Mil Polleras), which is Parade full handmade dresses each with a unique design, also accompanied with pure-gold necklaces and luxurious hair ornaments.

People also come here to visit white-sand-clear-water beaches, sea side resorts, islands, and meet the aborigine people whom share many things from their culture.

In the Colon province many visitors come to see the wall of Portobelo, a stronghold that was used in the colonial times to defend Panama from recurring threats from pirates and was also known as the first commercial port in the history of Panama.

In the capital historians and tourists visit the "Old Panama Tower" (Torre de Panama Viejo) which suffered an attack by the infamous Henry Morgan, leaving nothing but ruins and taking everything but its people.

And there are still many wonders and stories from Panama.

You just have to look and listen to its people, and believe you lear many things.


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