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This is a very large church in el centro

OK place to stop by and look inside. They have a wrought iron gate out front so you can see inside... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
tarzantheman
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David, Panama
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This Catholic church is located in the center of David across from Cervantes Parque. They painted... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
panamalarry
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David, Panama
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7 Aug 2018
“This is a very large church in el centro”
10 Feb 2018
“Looking for old architecture !”
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Av. 9a Este | Calle A Norte, David 0426, Panama
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

OK place to stop by and look inside. They have a wrought iron gate out front so you can see inside even when it is closed. It is really big inside but the best thing most people use this place for as I have noticed,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tarzantheman
Reviewed 10 February 2018

If you are religious could have a meaning to you; in our case just looking around town for some good old Hispanic constructions. Inside poor compare with other Catholics churches of the same period around Latino america.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank SilvanaBurnes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This Catholic church is located in the center of David across from Cervantes Parque. They painted the Church not long ago and it is closed most days but on Sunday's it seems to be about 3/4 full.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank panamalarry
Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you ask local people about the cathedral, they all refer to the church at Parque de Cervantes. This community church called La Sagrada Familia seems to be better known. Anyway the 'catedral' is five blocks down from the parque (Southeast). The tower is the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Robert937
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The building is a historical site in David and Panama. There is no cost to see it. David's cathedral is located in David's original centro historico, several blocks from the Parque Central/Cervantes. Catedral de San Jose de David. The best day to go is Sunday...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank LipeByte
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a must see in Panama. No matter if you are religious or Catholic or neither. The building is a historical site and cost nothing to see. It sometimes fills up at Mass so either go to Mass shortly before it starts or go...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Ray M
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Really nice location of David, next to a beautiful park and very large Catholic school. Great to hear the students in the learning process very disappointed that the Cathedral was locked-up on all three sides of the building. I was there at 930am in a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Chaps4126
Reviewed 4 February 2016

David's cathedral is located in David's original centro historico, about 5 - 10 minute walk from Parque Central/Cervantes. Catedral de San Jose de David. The tower was baptized on December 7, 1891. It was used as a lookout in the 1000 Days War. The remainder...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank worldwoman
Reviewed 12 November 2015

In a Town with few attractions this is as good as it gets.David unless your in Town on Business or you Breakdown theres not much to see or do or a reason as a Tourist to be here.Just saying.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank RonF276
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This was really the only 'historical' attraction I could find in David. We flew into David to pick up our rental car for touring around the area (from the Pacific coast to the highlands). And, while the area is beautiful and the food was very...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank PALTravel
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