Find a variety of things to do near the Panama Canal

Explore the local culture, shop at a mall with hundreds of stores, and marvel at one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, all less than eight kilometers from Radisson Hotel Panama Canal. You can spend the morning touring the Panama Canal Museum and then head to a nearby beach for an afternoon of playing in the surf. Before retiring to your room or suite, take an evening walk or bike ride along the Amador Causeway for rewarding views of the Bridge of the Americas. Looking for more cultural things to do? Meander through cobblestone streets in the historic Casco Viejo to see colonial-era landmarks such as Casa Góngora. The Mercado de Artesanías de Balboa is also a perfect spot to pick up artisanal creations, including natural fiber baskets, handmade dolls, and Guna Yala molas.

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Panama Viejo

6.36 mi / 10.24 km from the hotel
Discover the ruins of Panama City’s original settlement, built in 1519 and burned down by pirate Henry Morgan in 1671.

Punta Culebra Nature Center

2.76 mi / 4.44 km from the hotel
Learn more about Panama’s aquatic environment at the Punta Culebra Nature Center, a Smithsonian research institute. Explore the touch pools, a sea turtle aquarium, and its two trails that weave through a tropical dry forest.

Amador Causeway

2.12 mi / 3.42 km from the hotel
Constructed out of rocks removed while building the Panama Canal, the Amador Causeway offers a breathtaking view of the Bridge of the Americas and the Pacific entrance to the canal. You'll also find restaurants, parks, and bike trails along the causeway.

Mi Pueblito

1.12 mi / 1.8 km from the hotel
Located at the bottom of Ancon Hill, this educational attraction provides a glimpse into the history of Panama with traditional thatched houses and authentic dining options.

Panama Canal

4.6 mi / 7.4 km from the hotel
This marvel of modern engineering connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and is instrumental in global trade. See the locks in action and visit the Miraflores Visitor Center to learn about how it was built.

Amador Convention Center

0.58 mi / 0.93 km from the hotel
Boasting a unique, avant-garde design and the latest technology for conferences and exhibitions, the 63,000-square-meter Amador Convention Center is ideal for events in Panama. The convention center can accommodate 24,000 people and 1,700 vehicles.

Casco Viejo

1.59 mi / 2.57 km from the hotel
Stroll through the streets of Casco Viejo, Panama City’s historic quarter, to see 17th-century buildings, shop at colorful street stalls, and experience its lively nightlife.

Albrook Mall

2.31 mi / 3.72 km from the hotel
With hundreds of stores, restaurants, exhibitions, and entertainment venues, Albrook Mall is one of the largest commercial complexes in the world. Shop your favorite brands, and then catch a movie at the mall’s theater.

Biomuseo

0.99 mi / 1.59 km from the hotel
Check out the fossil displays, the plant and animal life exhibits, and the peaceful Biodiversity Park that provides a beautiful home for local wildlife.

Miraflores Visitors Center

4.59 mi / 7.38 km from the hotel
Learn more about the Panama Canal, one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, at the visitors’ center, and then watch ships travel through the locks on one of the observation terraces.