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La Vieja is the name given to the site archaeological site where the first was
located in Panama City (Abundance of fish and abundance of butterflies) from
its founding in 1519 until 1671. The city was moved to a new location;
about 2 km to the southwest, to be destroyed after an English pirate attack Henry
Morgan, in the early 1670s. Of the original city, considered the first
European settlement on the Pacific coast of America, are now several ruins that
make this archaeological site. After this attack, the city was rebuilt in the
Casco Viejo, but there are still ruins of the old town in "Panama
Attractions in Panama's Travels:
1. Mercado de La Plaza Mayor:
2. The ruins of the Cathedral
3. The Convent of the Nuns of Conception
4. El Cabildo
5. The Society of Jesus
6. The Convent of San Francisco
7. El Convento de La Merced
Convent of San Jose
9. The Convent of Santo Domingo.
10. El Convento de San Juan de Dios
11. Remains of two bridges: the King's Bridge and Bridge
12. El Fuerte de la Natividad
13. The Bishop's House
14. Las Casas Reales.
museum, currently divided into two exhibition halls: The Room Colonial and The
Columbian Room. The Board is composed of Colonial artifacts used by the
Spanish after the founding of the Panama City (August 15, 1519) by Pedrarias. The
artifacts on display are divided according to their use were given.
The Columbian Board is composed of human remains and artifacts used by
indigenous Panamanians before the arrival of the Spanish. The Museum also
has an area where there is a model of the Old Panama City and a collection of
With a market of crafts and the Historical Museum of Panama La Vieja, visitors
feel more satisfied and may carry memories our beautiful country, Panama.