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  Iglesia de Panama
by Jim_Eliason

This church houses the famous "alter de oro" (Gold). It is the only remaining artifact from the original city, Panama Viejo, that was sacked by pirates. The altar was painted black prior to the raid therefore convincing the pirates that it was of no value.

Address: Calle A
Directions: Casco Viejo

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 21, 2005
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