Bridge of the Americas
Bridge of the Americas
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Spanning the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, this 5,007-foot-long arch bridge connects both North and South America and serves as an important part of the InterAmerican Highway.
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TravelingCowgirl
United Kingdom21 contributions
Feb 2024 • Couples
If you have a hire car or taxi you sure to go over this bridge and you can see the canal too although the road has many pot holes in it which is a shock despite how much money the canal makes every single day ! Sort the bridge out
Written February 26, 2024
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Camilo
9 contributions
Jan 2024 • Solo
The bridge of the americas has one of the most wonderful views of Panamá. You need to come and see the amazing bridge and ships that are nearby!!!
Written January 13, 2024
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Sue M
Williamsburg, VA1,501 contributions
Dec 2023 • Couples
This is the bridge that crosses the Panama Canal as you head towards the Canal to go to Colon from Panama City. You can see it and the ships queuing under it as they are getting in line to transit the Panama Canal from the Amador Causeway.
Written January 6, 2024
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MsKiesha
Alexandria, VA2,469 contributions
May 2023
This was an amazing experience with beautiful views, and a nice area once you crossed for pictures and a vendor was setup for souvenirs if you wanted that.
Written May 28, 2023
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David R
Walldorf, Germany32 contributions
Mar 2023 • Solo
It is not legal (any more) to walk across the bridge... while it is possible (by clmbing up over the side of the bridge just north of the "Museo de la libertad" and then walking on the north side of the road) you might be stopped by the police.
There are good views from the top of the bridge obviously.
Written March 22, 2023
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PMDMA
Ottawa, Canada124 contributions
Feb 2023
This was our main road in and out of Panama City from our resort. Lots of traffic, a challenge during rush hour especially with driving lane direction changes based on time of day. In fairness, we never walked it, but just drove over several times. We were told that our resort was in Central America and each time we drove over this bridge, we were then in South America. It is pretty to look at from a distance and a great landmark.
Written March 4, 2023
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Ken Q
Denver, United States851 contributions
Feb 2023
One of the many beautiful things to see in Panama City. We enjoyed seeing the Bridge on a tour of the city.
Written February 25, 2023
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CS
Brooklyn, NY13 contributions
Jan 2023
What happens when you cut a country in half with a canal? Well you end up with two separate sides. Built much after the canal was finish. The bridge made it possible to finally drive to visit your family and friends on the other side of the canal. There was ferry service, but it didn't give you the same freedom as the bridge. Being from NY, I love a good bridge, and this one is stunning. Also visit the newer bridge on the Colon side of the canal.
Written February 6, 2023
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Carli M
Canada270 contributions
Jan 2023 • Solo
Drove over the bridge, nice views if the other cars etc weren't in the way. Stopped on the North side at the Chinese monument for some photos and that was about it. Would have preferred to walk it and get better views but that didn't seem safe, not pedestrian friendly.
Written January 12, 2023
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Kevin
Chicago, IL217 contributions
Dec 2022
Its cool to see boats entering and exiting canal, but the traffic getting across the bridge, or trying to reverse direction was a nightmare - the city has grown faster than infrastructure
Written January 8, 2023
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