The province of Colon was founded in 182 and is surrounded by two large bays, at the East is the Manzanillo Bay and at the West Limon Bay which is the entrance to the Miraflores Locks, where visitors can watch the Panama Canal one of the world's greatest engineering feats in action.
POINTS OF INTEREST
This famous Monument is located in the Sibelius park, it's one of Helsinki's most popular statues and one of the most well-known tourist attractions.
Senate Square / Cathedral
Helsinki Cathedral is probably Finland's most famous photographed building. Senate square is dominated by four buildings designed by Carl Ludvig Engel between 1822 and 1852.
Kiasma Modern Art Museum
Kiasma Modern Art Museum is part of the Finnish National Gallery and features a collection of Finnish contemporary art.
Temppeliaukio (Rock Church)
One of Helsinki's most popular attractions, this one of a kind Lutheran church is quarried out of the natural bedrock, the church is a popular venue for concerts due to its excellent acoustics.
One of the biggest sea fortresses in the world, founded in 1748 Suomenlinna remains one of the most popular attractions in Finland and was included in UNESCO World Heritage Site as a monument to European military architecture.
The Market Square is Helsinki's most international and famous market, with rows of tents and stalls selling traditional market food, treats as well as handicrafts and souvenirs.