Museum Plaza Mayor - From Tower Panama Viejo, Panama
The Museum Plaza Mayor, located in Panama City, features a collection of interesting archaeological and ethnographic artifacts for travelers and photographers to explore. Exhibits showcase artifacts from the Pre-Columbian, Colonial and Republican eras. Worth a visit for its architecture alone, the building contains a rotunda, with an ornate circular cornice and a domed ceiling. The central courtyard holds replicas of Pre-Columbian sculptures such as the Quiche figure. Permanent galleries illustrate traditional Panamanian culture, including ceramic, wood and metal work, as well as textiles and cultural traditions. There is something here for everyone, from interesting history and art to a gift shop and restaurants.