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Address: Panama City, Panama
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This is main thoroughfare in panama City. They are constructing a subway...

This is main thoroughfare in panama City. They are constructing a subway and I want to warn travellers..regarding hotels in the area.

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Busy road!

A little bit off of Balboa, but with a few nice sights, and certainly lots of buildings restaurants and bars. It's more of an area of the real city,and not so touristy, you can... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 April 2016
Bernardo F
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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3,974 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

A little bit off of Balboa, but with a few nice sights, and certainly lots of buildings restaurants and bars. It's more of an area of the real city,and not so touristy, you can really get a nice flavor for the city here.

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Fircrest, Washington
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103 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Our apartment was on the corner of Calle Ricardo Arias and Via Espana. It's a very busy thoroughfare but there are many reasons why. Many large hotels are in the area, it's a haven for good restaurants and shops, a post office is located nearby as well as a large REY grocery store and most importantly is the Iglesia del... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

This important way of Panama, is a MESS and Really DIRTY, but you can find a lot of parts for your vehicles and motorcycle

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,430 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

There are lots of hotels, restaurants and grocery shops along the avenue. Our hotel was close by. I recommend this location, it's very convenient and safe. Very close to the metro station and bus. Good public transportation.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

it has many stores and street vendors ,bus stops,metro train stops and many local restaurant . didn't like the heavy traffic with very little cross ways.

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Trinidad
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450 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2014 via mobile

Located at the back of the Hilton double tree. It has the metro and stores and few fast food chains. It is a very busy thoroughfare. You can get taxis, bus and the metro. There located the carmen Iglesia standing majestic.

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1 Thank Coryy20
Panama City, Panama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2014

Get on the new metro (opened 3 days ago!) and get off at Via Argentina or Iglesia del Carmen and spend a day exploring the best neighbhorhood of El Cangrejo. Or start there and walk all the way down Via Espana as it turns into Avenida Central, then Peotonal (pedestrians only) and finally follow the railway tracks right into the... More 

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Tobago
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74 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2013

It's not so bad. But if you had to drive here for any reason, then you are probably in for a lot of problems. This is primarily due to the construction of the metro line, which when finished would probably make Via Espana one of the best places to be once again. But until then, if you're choosing to go... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2013

You can walk faster than the traffic. The music of the horns is like having your own concert....if you do not have to go do something else....

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Frankfurt, Germany
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2013

Some nice shops but way too much stress to get to them. Top shops along here but I dread the traffic trying to get there.

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