Visit the Panama Canal from This Hotel near the Multicentro
Boasting an unbeatable location in the center of Panama City, the Radisson Decapolis makes it easy for you to explore all the sights and sounds of this beautiful city, including the famed Panama Canal. As an additional benefit, the hotel is connected to the Majestic Casino and Multicentro Shopping Mall via a suspended glass walkway. The hotel also offers tours and sightseeing adventures in the local area that cater to a variety of interests. Visit the customer service desk, and a Decameron Explorer tour operator will be happy to help you plan your next adventure. Services include Panama sightseeing and adventure excursions, airport transfers to and from the hotel, airline ticket sales and flight confirmation to help you make the most of your stay in Panama City.
Enjoy the following local area attractions in Panama City:
- Multicentro Shopping Mall (adjacent to hotel)
This hotel is connected to Central America's largest mall, which includes jewelers, perfumeries, fashion outlets, local artisans, art galleries, banks, furniture stores, a nine-screen movie theatre, a night-club and the 4,000-square-meter Majestic Casino. There is also a food court with over thirty different restaurants and a terrace with a breathtaking, panoramic view of the city.
Phone: +507 208-2500
- Museo del Canal Interoceanico (3 km)
The Museo del Canal Interoceanico chronicles the history of the Panama Canal, spanning the period from the search for shorter trade routes between Europe and Asia to the present day. Come hear the fascinating story of the Panama Canal and see original copies of canal treaties. Call ahead and arrange a free, guided tour in English.
Phone: +507 211-1649
- Panama Canal (5 km)
Known as the "Eighth Wonder of the World," the Panama Canal put Panama City on the map. Considered one of the greatest human engineering feats, the 80-kilometer-long canal was constructed to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, giving ships faster trade routes. Observation towers allow you to watch ships pass through the locks. Stop by the Miraflores Visitors Center to learn about the canal's construction and history.
Phone: +507 272-1111
- Panama Vieja and Casco Viejo
Take a tour of these two historic regions of Panama City and see how the city developed over the last four centuries. Learn about the pirates that burned Panama Vieja, which was later rebuilt at the site of Casco Viejo in 1671.
- Parque Natural Metropolitano (3 km)
Only 10 minutes north of downtown Panama City, this rainforest park is home to a variety of interesting creatures. Watch monkeys swing from trees filled with more than 200 species of birds. Enjoy breathtaking views of Panama City while on a ranger-guided tour along one of the park's many nature trails, or browse the library and explore the museum.
Phone: +507 232-5552
- San Jose Cathedral (4 km)
Visit this beautiful structure and the Altar of Gold housed inside, one of Panama City's most prized treasures. Learn the fascinating story of a priest who, in 1671, painted it black and convinced pirate Henry Morgan that it was made of wood so it wouldn't be stolen.
- Summit Botanical Gardens and Zoo (15 km)
Just 20 minutes from downtown Panama City, this zoo houses jaguars, scarlet macaws, tapirs and monkeys in their natural habitats. Get a rare glimpse of Panama's national bird and the largest bird of prey in this hemisphere, the harpy eagle.
Map of Panama City
View a map of the local area.