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Copan Ruinas valley of Kings, Sacred Valley of the Red Scarlet Macaw. Copan Ruinas is an ancient city in the Mayan Empire. Located in western Honduras at just under 10 minutes from the border with Guatemala el Florido. More than 138,000 visitors...more
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This is an amazing site dating back to 1000 BC. Architecture, while similar in the Mayan World is uniquely different. Statues, designs and the grand stair case make this a must see sight. We drove to these Copan Ruins from Guatemala City on a private...More
the 3d stellae are amazing. the wildlife is great. rthe heiroglyphic staircase is incredible. the site is so interesting that we spent the whole day here. we did both think that the temple rosalio was overpriced but here you can really imagine living in copan...More
If you are in the area this is a must. The site is a well preserved example of the Mayan culture. You can pay the basic fee or pay extra for a guide. There are also other costs for the museum etc.
We opted for...More
The Copán archeological site is renowned for its monumental three-dimensional sculptures (statues, stelae, altars and the like). Among ancient Mesoamerican cities you might want to visit, it's not as grandiose as Teotihuacan and the pyramids do not tower like in Tikal (they are quite modest,...More
This is a must when visiting Central America, it is full of the ancient history of the area. I've been there so many times I've lost count but I never get tired of it. The whole place takes about 2 to 3 hours to walk...More
We had an official guide and he made it very worthwhile. I also recommend you go early in the morning as it was a) cooler and b) by noon there was hordes of school kids and tour groups coming (we were there on a weekend)...More
Don’t miss this site! It’s very well preserved, and it’s worth a visit. The road from Antigua in Guatemala up to Copán is a good one, anyhow try to drive during daylight.
We arrived in the early afternoon on a Tuesday and we were alone....More