Education and EconomyLike other cities in Panama, Cristobal is also dedicated in training its youth through quality education. The Cristobal city has a large number of Spanish schools imparting knowledge in varied Spanish courses. The institutions boast in imparting education through friendly atmosphere at the best price without compromising on the quality. The educational institutions are also equipped with the modern amenities to make the students comfortable.
The Cristobal city is a port city and therefore the economy depends on the exchange of goods through the port.
Shopping and other ActivitiesCristobal offers limited shopping but the pier houses a large shopping complex. Specially the Flea Market in the Cristobal cruise Terminal is worth visiting. Goods ranging from local crafts to accessories are available at the market place. Hand weaved baskets, wood carvings, perfumes to clothes and jeweleries of various colors and designs are found here.
The main attraction in this city is the Panama Canal. There are ways to visit the canal. One can go by the ship enjoying the scenic beauty of the azure waters and nature, or can prefer to ride by train. Besides visitors can also go by a motor coach to tour the canal. Gatun Locks and the rain forests are also other attractions of the Cristobal city of Panama.
The city has a vibrant cultural background. So a visit to the Cristobal city will surely be a rejuvenating experience for the persons visiting Panama.