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Old City in Panama City  

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The old city of Panama was founded in 1673 after the destruction of what was known as the Old Panama.

The first city was destroyed by a pirate named Henry Morgan. When you see the old city you will realize that the city was built with ramparts of big stone walls and seven bastions to ensure safety against any further attacks by pirates.

You will find within the city walls many religious, civilian and military buildings.

Among them is part of an early construction - definitely worth seeing: a church dating back to1680, ‘La Merced Church’, still has its original baroque façade.

The city hall is another beautiful example of Neoclassical architecture. The old municipal palace was built in Italian Neoclassical style in 1910.

Before being the municipal palace, this was the colonial chapter building, where the independence from Spain and the separation from Columbia were proclaimed in 1821.

The building is now the Panama History Museum.

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