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Barriles Destination Guide

Explore Barriles in Panama

Barriles in the region of Chiriquí is a town in Panama - some 217 mi or ( 350 km ) West of Panama City , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Barriles is now 03:13 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " America/Panama " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Masaya, Managua, San Pedro, San José, and Limón. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Masaya . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Barriles ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Raquel's Ark: Animal Rescue Shelter

5:11 min by halfthrottle
Views: 2317 Rating: 4.94 I was invited to come check out Raquels Ark because people have started to notice some of my tourism related videos, so I went to check it out. The most amazing thing I saw there wa ..

13th Annual International Motorcycle Convention in Chiriqui

4:03 min by halfthrottle
Views: 1329 Rating: 5.00

Went on a nice ride from David to Volcan today with a lot of bikers. Easily the largest group ride I've ever been in. Can't really relax when you're in a large pack of bikes like this, but it is a lot ..

Barriles Archeolgical Site - Volcan, Panama

25:25 min by halfthrottle
Views: 1321 Rating: 5.00

Some of you have been asking for longer videos, well you have received. I always have a lot of fun at places like this, but mostly because I like to goof off as much as I can. Luckily my tour guide di ..

THE FLOATING DOCTORS - Journey to La Sabana: Day 1

3:38 min by FloatingDoctors
Views: 1169 Rating: 5.00

How do you get medical care to communities that are isolated by poverty, mountains, dense jungle, and lots and lots of mud? Floating Doctors may usually travel by sea, but when a Peace Corps volunteer ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Barriles (known also as Sitio Barriles or by the designation BU-24), is one of the most famous archaeological sites in Panama. It is located in the highlands of the Chiriquí Province of Western Panama at 1200 meters above sea level. It is several kilometers west of the modern town of Volcán. This places the site in the Gran Chiriquí culture area (encompassing Western Panama and much of Southern Costa Rica, parts of the even broader Intermediate Area or Isthmo-Colombian Area).

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Located at 8.80 -82.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Panama, Former populated places in Panama, History of Panama, Pre-Columbian archaeological sites

Santa Clara, Chiriqui, Panama

Santa Clara, Chiriqui, Panama is a small town in the province of Chiriqui, district of Renacimiento. The population is approximately 700, not including a transient population of Ngöbe and other indigenous people who labor in the fields. It is located approximately 12 miles northwest of Volcan, the location of Volcano Baru. Rio Sereno, the governmental seat of the area known as Renacimiento and the Costa Rican border are about 6 kilometers to the west.

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Located at 8.83 -82.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Populated places in Chiriquí Province

Cerro Punta, Chiriquí

Cerro Punta is a small city in the western highlands of Panama, in the province of Chiriquí. Cerro Punta's altitude is 6,500 feet (2,000 metres) above sea level just south of the Continental Divide. Many of the inhabitants of the village and the surrounding areas are indigenous Native Americans. The climate, like the rest of Panama, is tropical with a short dry season and rainy season that extends about 9 – 10 months of the year.

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Located at 8.85 -82.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Populated places in Chiriquí Province