Shaded by flame trees adorned with bright-orange blossoms, Plaza de Francia pays homage to French workers who died from yellow fever and malaria during the construction of the canal. A statue of one of Panama's founding fathers and presidents greats you at the front of the plaza. Walk to the obelisk topped by a rooster at the end of the plaza, and see marble plaques and statues, which recount the arduous task of the 22,000 workers. Look for the statue of Carlos J.Finlay, a Cuban doctor whose discovery helped eradicate the yellow fever, across from the French Embassy among the busts of French lieutenants. The former Spanish dungeons, which line the side of the plaza, today house upscale art galleries and shops. An elevated walk atop the old fortification walls offers views of the ocean. Plan trip to Panama City with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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Sur la place de France, qui est en face de l'Ambassade de France ! Vous aurez une très belle vue sur Panama City avec ses Buldings !!!! more »On the Place de France, which is in front of the French Embassy! You will have a beautiful view of Panama City with its Buldings !!!!
원래 파나마 운하는 프랑스인들이 먼저 만들려고 시도했지만 여러 기술적인 문제 및 외적 변수들로 인해 결국엔 포기해야 했는데 이와 관련된 시도들에 대한 이야기들과 인물들에 대해 적혀있습니다. 무려 2만 2천명의 노동자들이 운하 건설간에 희생되었다고 합니다. more »Originally, the Panama Canal was originally written about stories and figures about attempts made by the French to make them first, but eventually had to give up due to a number of technical problems and external variables. A whopping 22,000 workers are said to have been sacrificed in the construction of the canal.
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