The Panama Canal
The Panama Canal is the "The Eighth Wonder of the World" and with good reason! It took 250,000 people from all over of the World more than 10 years to build it and it stands today as a monument of mankind's ingenuity and power of conviction.
The Canal is a unique experience, which can't be emulated anywhere else in the World. You will see 5,000,000-ton vessels rise and drop more than 50 feet as they make their way over Panama from one ocean to another, learn about the history and the future of this marvel of modern engineering.
Since its emergence from the sea for the purpose of uniting the Americas, Panama defined its destiny as the crossway of roads. Its privileged geographical position determined the construction of the Panama Canal; the greatest work of engineering carried out in the twentieth century, concluded in 1914.
After construction, the Panama Canal has functioned nonstop, allowing the transit of thousands of ships coming from all over the World. Since the Canal started operations, people come visit everyday to see how this monumental water stairway functions.