Shopping in Panama City

(Last Updated On: 20. June 2018) Panama City is known for its malls, so you can do an extensive shopping there. But to be clear just from the beginning: for me it wasn’t worth it. Before I explain the reasons, let’s check three malls in Panama City. But first of all you should know that the prices in Panama are usually displayed excluding VAT. When you are from the United States, it is nothing new for you. But if you are, for example from Europe, you need to keep it in mind. Multicentro Mall This mall is located in the bank district opposite of the Hard Rock Hotel Megapolis (Avenida Balboa). The good news is that when you check in at the Hard Rock Hotel, you can go to the mall through a glass overpass from the hotel. Although in the bank district, this mall is not frequented very much even at the weekend. So the plus point of this mall is that you donĀ“t need to make your way through the crowd. You will find here all typical stores and a food court in 4 floors you maybe know from your home country. Multiplaza Pacific Mall This place is bigger than Multicentro Mall and is located in the west of Multicentro Mall (Calle Isaac Hanono Missri). But my feeling was, that here were fewer visitors than in the Multicentro Mall. Admitted, we’ve been at Multiplaza during the week at the early afternoon so I don’t know if there are … Continue reading Shopping in Panama City