World Heritage Sites in Panama


La Amistad National Park

See entry in Costa Rica section


Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Portobelo-San Lorenzo

(9.33 N 80.00 W) -- satellite image

These 17th and 18th century Panamanian forts on the Caribbean coast form part of the defence system built by the Spanish Crown to protect transatlantic trade.


Darien National Park

(7.20-8.52 N 77.15-78.43 W) -- satellite image

Historic District of Panama, with the Salon Bolivar

(8.951 N 79.540 W) -- satellite image

Founded in 1519 by the conquistador Pedrarias Davila, Panama Viejo is the oldest European settlement on the Pacific coast of the Americas.


Coiba National Park

(7.433 N 81.767 W) --
satellite image

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Last Updated: July 9, 2017