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Summit Botanical Gardens

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Soberania National Park, Panama City, Panama
+507 6452-6226
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It's a good size facility, worth a visit, but...

The grounds are expansive, beautiful scenery, some exhibits are pretty impressive (Harpy Eagle... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Dan D
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Playa Coronado, Panama
Small zoo, worth stopping if you are in the area

Go early in the day as there isn't a lot of shade and it is HOT. We found it hard to view many of... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Familyonthetown
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Nova Scotia
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Featuring a small zoo and paved trails, this tropical botanical garden features Panama's national bird, the Harpy Eagle.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Soberania National Park, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

The grounds are expansive, beautiful scenery, some exhibits are pretty impressive (Harpy Eagle) exhibit. There is also a gorgeous stand of huge timber bamboo that is fun to walk through. But... I sure wish they would do some further updating...

1  Thank Dan D
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Go early in the day as there isn't a lot of shade and it is HOT. We found it hard to view many of the animals as they had roped off the easiest way to view them in their cages. It is in desperate need...More

Thank Familyonthetown
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Parque Municipal Summit is a zoo and botanical garden that covers an area of over 600 acres of land. It's supported by government funding and ticket sales. The space is being used to create a beautiful research and supportive environment for both the visitors and...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We visited to see the botanical gardens and there are plants with identification signage throughout the park. The park is clean and pleasant to walk through. There are some food vendors. The park also has a number of native animal species on display. Some cages...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

A local friend brought me to this place especially to see the harpy eagle, national bird of Panamá. (“The harpies of the shore shall pluck the eagle of the sea.”) The fauna here are all rescues. On the way to the harpy eagle exhibit were...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Could be a great place, but needs some improvements. the place is dirty, run down and shabby. Sad to see.

Thank James Q
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Summit is a nice park famous for the "Aguila Arpia" that is the national bird (an eagle). There aren't many animals, but the park is well maintained, allows picnic and celebrations. Due consider that it gets pretty full on sundays and parking is a challenge.

Thank Luisa R
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

It is an attractive park, and it is well managed. The are so many different varieties of birds and butterflies. They have indigenous eagles, parrots, tapirs, and other animals.

Thank Knight0323
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Looking for the good points, a lovely green area in the city. Enjoyed a shady walkabout studying the plants of the area. Lots of birds and butterflies so we had an enjoyable time browsing, walking , sitting. We took a brief look at the animals...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Good to take your kids on a Sunday picnic and allow them run free in the park, to see some animals, and play in the playground.

Thank kerycruz
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Hours 08:00-17:00 You can Google panamatours or Summit Botanical Gardens for more info.
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