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Copan Ruinas, Copan

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Visit the ancient Mayan city of Copan Ruinas, near the border with Guatemala. Inhabited for more than 2,000 years, the settlement reached its peak between the 5th and 9th centuries CE. Situated in a fertile river valley, the archaeological site sits at an elevation of 700 m (2,300 ft). Explore the extensive ruins renowned for their vast array of stelae, elaborately carved monuments of ancient leaders, and numerous hieroglyphs. Visit the onsite museum to admire an abundance of excavated relics and artifacts, as well as a reconstruction of a Mayan temple. Use our Copan itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Copan Ruinas and other attractions in Copan.
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  • We have all learned about the Aztecs and Incas, right? This is a breathtaking walk through the annuls of time. Walk as the Aztec kings did, see where a form of basketball was played and also see where...  more »
  • The best thing about these ruins was that there was hardly anyone else there! There were no vendors or touristy junk being sold inside the ruins and it felt like we were alone for the entire time. I w...  more »
  • This near copan, the entrance is very wide and anywhere you can see, large animales.y trees that invite you to linger long, the Park is well maintained by staff, and outside can buy souvenirs for very good price haggling.
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