Amazing you can imagine how all happend and feel yoy was there. It's deffinetly better if you go with a guide.
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This stairway was a part of the Copan ruins and was designed by the Maya people to be a stairway to the gods so they never actually climbed it. It was designed to have relevant symbols dedicated to pleasing their gods. It took them a...More
Very interesting sight. This 30m high staircase full of Mayan hieroglyphics is probably the largest single text in the world. The staircase is a record of the royal history of Copán, listing the names of kings, their births, their deaths, and the defining events of...More
It was fascinating to see the staircase protected with an awning for the rainy season and surrounded by interpretive signs, though disappointing that you can't get good pictures of it anymore. I first visited Copan in 1985 before the Acropolis was excavated, and all I...More
Located under a vast tarpaulin this can only be seen at close quarters but that doesn't really retract from the experience.