Panama City is one of the most modern, cosmopolitan and impressive cities in Latin America. Because of its proximity to the Canal, Panama City earned the title "The Crossroads of the World."
The word "Panama" is said to mean "an abundance of fish" in the native Indian language, and almost every restaurant serves items from the Atlantic or the Pacific or the rivers in between them. With hundreds of restaurants to choose from, you can find great Central American food as well as meals rivaling the best dishes served in any International business center.
Tourist guides frequently refer to Panama City as "a bargainer's paradise" or "a shopping Mecca." Because of numerous free trade zones, shopping is the second most popular occupation in the city where the first is the nightlife.
Day life - Shopping, for a start! Visitors from all over the world are received and sell their products, many at duty-free prices. After shopping, tours. First and foremost, see the Canal. To visit Panama without checking out the Canal would be like visiting Niagara without seeing the Falls!
Nightlife - Casinos, restaurants, discotheques, bars, and floorshows. The rhythm of the tropics is alive and well. There are restaurants beyond your wildest dreams-you can even choose between Peking, Tokyo, or Seoul.