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Miraflores Locks & Panamax Cargo Ship - Panama Canal
Pictures, a video clip & visitor info from a trip to the Miraflores Locks to see a Panamax cargo ship in the Panama Canal.

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Bus & Parking Lot

 
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Miraflores Visitor Center

 
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Seeing the Panama Canal is on the "must do" list of every tourist visiting Panama City.

A trip to the Miraflores Locks Visitor Center was part of the Panama City Tour that we took with "Your Man In Panama" tours.

Since I took so many pictures during our visit to the Miraflores Locks Visitor Center, I split them up into two parts.

This page covers just the Miraflores Locks and the Maersk Panamax cargo ship that happened to be passing through during our visit. The other photos are in my Panama Canal Museum gallery.

The Miraflores Locks Visitor Center is located about 15 to 20 minutes away from downtown Panama City.

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Staff Parking Lot
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Admission tickets can be purchased at the ticket office from 9 AM to 4:30 PM every day of the week including holidays. Visitors are welcome in the exhibition halls, the gift shop, the snack bars, the observation decks and the museum from 9 AM to 5 PM. Residents of Panama get in for reduced rates or free depending on the package. The cost for non-resident adults is $8, $5 for minors and free for children under 5 years of age. To reach the staff by phone, call (507) 276-8325 or (507) 276-8449.
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Panama Canal
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Tug Boat
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Panama Canal Dams
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In Memory - Gaillard
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Mitsubishi Tug Locomotive
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Panama Canal Train
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Miraflores 1913
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Panamax Ship In Locks
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Maersk Line Boat
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Maersk Cargo Containers
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Workers On Bridge
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Depth Ruler On Ship
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Opening Locks
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Ship Control Tower
During our visit to the Miraflores Locks, I captured a few short video clips of a Maersk Panamax cargo ship going through the Panama Canal. To view or "stream" the video, click on the blue link below. To download the video clip to your hard drive, right click on the file and choose "Save Target As" or "Save Link As".


Miraflores Locks & Panamax Cargo Ship Video - Panama Canal

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Enclosed Lifeboat
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Antique Tug Locomotive
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Front of Miraflores Center
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Panama Canal Railway Co.
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Ciudad del Saber
For more of my related photo galleries, click on the following links: Panama City Tour, Panama Canal Museum @ Miraflores, Panama Casco Viejo, Parque Natural Metropolitano, Amador Causeway, Country Inn & Suites Amador, Panama City Casinos, Multiplaza Pacific Mall, Playa Ensenada, Playa Gorgona and Panama La Vieja Ruins.

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