About Casco Viejo
Casco Antiguo, also known as Casco Viejo, or the “old quarter,” is Panama City’s historic district. It dates back to 1673 and features vibrant plazas and picturesque brick-paved streets surrounded by colorful buildings filled with history.
Casco Viejo has become a hot spot for tourists and locals mixing culture and nightlife – you can find anything from rooftop bars with live music, five-star restaurants, local gastronomical delights, and shops selling traditional handicrafts to boutique hotels, historical sites, and museums. Casco’s energy is unique, the history resonates through all the areas and offers unique views of Panama City.