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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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  • the mayan ruins and scultpture museum in Copan are very much worth seeing. fascinating culture and so much remains undiscovered!  more »
  • As a lover of culture, I enjoyed every inch of Copán Ruinas. I didn't heat; you have access to all areas of pyramids and stelae, view beautiful and impressive history that is hidden in this wonderful place. No doubt it would go and make this tour thousand times more. A Council is to pay for a guide to make every place you go explaining you and that take you along the trails suitable throughout the tour or just take someone that gaya previously visited the Park.
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  • Beautiful site, the staircase is especially impressive. I also loved watching the groups of macaws flying around the site. Can't miss this site, but go early it gets hot!  more »