World Heritage Sites in Panama

Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá, World Heritage Site

Founded in 1519, Panamá Viejo was 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.

Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park, World Heritage Site (Costa Rica, Panama)

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.