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Address: Avenida Mirador calle 18 Conejo | City of Copán Ruinas, Copan 41209, Honduras
Phone Number: +504 2651-4128
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Mayan ruins

Fascinating, especially hieroglyphic staircase, at least 22 more sites needs excavation Macaws in the trees

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fascinating, especially hieroglyphic staircase, at least 22 more sites needs excavation Macaws in the trees

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Years of archaeological work have gone in to uncovering some of this two thousand old site of a long gone civilization. Make sure to hire a really knowledgable guide to get the most out of this cultural treasure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here two times. The ruins are amazing and you can sometimes even walk on them. The service is good and it's not too expensive to get it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We parked at the Guatemalan border, walked across, and took a bus to the ruins. While they were not as impressive as the bigger Maya sites in Mexico or Guatemala, they did have nice carvings and a big area to explore. My wife enjoyed all the macaws and motmots and 3 year old enjoyed chasing monkeys.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's more to Copan Ruinas than first appears and it's a good idea to either book one of the guides waiting at the entrance or to take the free map and follow it. Almost 1/3 of the park is off the beaten track and could easily be missed if you don't know where to head. Unlike all the other Maya... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Copan has fabulously carved areas on the buildings and a huge reconstructed staircase. The ruins are among fantastic trees and populated by a group of macaws who square and fly about to add to the atmosphere. A great place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These ruins are fabulous. An added bonus is the Scarlet Macaw birds they feed and protect at the site. We walked through the trees where they have feeding stations which gave us great opportunity to photograph them in a natural enviroment.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ruins of copan are quite well preserved, we walked around for a couple of hours. Most of the structures have signs that explain what you see. It's not crowded at all. We also visited the museo educatorial, which costs USD 7 extra. I think it was worth it. They expose the best kept statues there and reconstructed some facades... More 

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Very interesting and educational tour. I've been twice; once with a guide and once self guided. I would recommend using one of the guides. Moderate walking and steep steps.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent several hours here. Not crowed at all. Ruins are very well preserved. Grounds are immaculate. Counted 13 Scarlet macaws, I'm assuming from Macaw Mountain, since one kept yelling "hola". Great to see them flying free. Very photogenic site.

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