Shopping Centers in Panama City
Information on the shopping centers and malls of Panama City, with details of opening hours, what you can buy and how to get there...
Panama hosts some great shopping, with an influx of new stores opening from international locations. Here you can find one of biggest malls in Central America, with over 400 stores and still expanding. Most malls in Panama also come equipped with a supermarket and movie theater.
Albrook Mall is the largest shopping mall in Panama, with over 400 stores and restaurants and still growing. There are clothing stores, furniture stores, banks, restaurants, casino, supermarkets, technology stores, and more.
- Albrook Mall (in Spanish)
At: Avenida Marginal, Panama City
Open: 10:00-21:00 Monday to Saturday, 11:00-19:00 on Sunday
Parking: outside the shopping center as well as valet parking
Bus routes: All busses heading to Albrook stop at this mall. For route maps, click here
Multicentro has a collection of clothing stores, restaurants, a supermarket, movie theater, casino and furniture stores.
- Multicentro (in Spanish)
At: Avenida Balboa, Panama City
Open: 10:00-20:00 Monday to Thursday, 10:00 to 21:00 Friday and Saturday, 11:00 to 19:00 on Sundays and public holidays
Parking: Covered parking
Westland Mall features large department stores, a movie theater, electronics stores and restaurants.
- Westland Mall
At: Acceso a Westland Mall, Vista Alegre, Arraiján
Open: 11:00-20:30 Monday to Friday, 10:00 to 21:00 on Saturdays, 11:00 to 19:00 on Sundays
Parking: Covered parking
Colón Free Zone
The Colón Free Zone is Central America's largest duty free shopping area, and not a single shopping mall as such. Not as consumer friendly, because many items have to be bought in bulk.
- Colón Free Zone
At: Colón, Colón Province
Open: Most stores are open from 8:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday, and some open on Saturdays and Sundays
Multiplaza is an has some of the most exclusive shopping in Panama. It contains over 300 stores and restaurants, supermarket, banks and a movie theater. There is a free discount card as well as a free shuttle for tourists traveling from Multiplaza to Metromall. The card can be obtained from the Panama Shopping Card booth at either mall, upon presenting a passport.
At: Vía Israel, Panama City
Open: 10:00-20:00 Monday to Saturday, 11:00-19:00 on Sundays
Parking: Underground, outside and valet parking
Metromall is located near the airport and has a free shuttle service, so it can be a good place to go for long airport layovers. There are over 260 stores and restaurants, a supermarket, banks and a movie theater. There is a free discount card as well as a free shuttle for tourists traveling from Multiplaza to Metromall. The card can be obtained from the Panama Shopping Card booth at either mall, upon presenting a passport.
At: Avenida Domingo Diaz, Vía Tocumen, Panama City
Open: 10:00-20:00 Monday to Thursday, 10:00-21:00 Friday and Saturday, 11:00-20:00 Sunday
Parking: Outdoor parking