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El Valle is one of the best places in Panama for watching tropical birds. You will find them in the valley and in the cloud forest of the Gaital Monument. Through August 2010, 339 species of birds had been registered in El Valle and the surrounding area by El Valle resident biologist Mario L. Urriola Hernandez.

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Artisan & Vegetable Market

Here you can buy fruits, ornamental plants, flowers and orchids and have a look at local art and handicrafts. Including: ceramics, bateas (wooden trays), woven baskets, hats, carved and painted totumas (cups made from squash) Read more...

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Petroglyphs: La Piedra Pintada

This pre-Columbian pertroglyph (more a rock face) couldn´t be decoded yet. Some locals say it has been a map for traders, other say it is a map of caves connecting the mountain range. Entry: $1.50

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Chorro Las Mosas Waterfalls, along Rio Anton

To reach these rapids it is a1/2 hour walk. From here follow the right side of the river for 30 minutes to reach a natural swimming pool. Here the local youth venture very dangerous jumps Read more...