World Heritage Sites in Panama

Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá, World Heritage Site Editor Fri, 10/12/2018 - 14:37
Founded in 1519, Panamá Viejo is the oldest European settlement on the Pacific coast of the Americas. Abandoned in the mid-17th century, it was replaced by today's Historic District, which has preserved its original street plan, its architecture, and an unusual mixture of architectural styles.
Coiba Island: Coiba National Park, World Heritage Site (Panama) Editor Sun, 12/16/2018 - 17:25
Coiba National Park, off the southwest coast of Panama, protects Coiba Island and 38 smaller islands as well as surrounding marine areas within the Gulf of Chiriqui. Coiba’s Pacific tropical moist forest maintains exceptionally high levels of endemism of mammals, birds and plants.
Darién National Park and Bioshere Reserve (Panama) Editor Thu, 10/18/2018 - 15:47
Darién National Park and Biosphere Reserve is the largest protected area in Panama, containing an exceptional variety of habitats: sandy beaches, rocky coasts, mangroves, and swamps as well as lowland and upland tropical forests containing remarkable wildlife.
Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park, World Heritage Site (Costa Rica, Panama) Editor Thu, 11/29/2018 - 15:52
The location of this unique transboundary site in Central America, where Quaternary glaciers have left their mark, has allowed the fauna and flora of North and South America to interbreed. Four different Indian tribes inhabit this area, which benefit from close cooperation between Costa Rica and Panama.