Copan Ruinas, Copan Ruinas

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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 Ruinas travel itinerary planner to visit Copan Ruinas on your trip to Copan Ruinas, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The place is nice, the attention is very good, it is advisable to take time and hire a guide why there is a lot to see, the attention of them is very good and there are in several languages; seeing the guaras or macaws in a natural environment is very nice, you have to take a little care with the children but overall it is an excellent walk
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  • An excellent ride with family or group of friends, you learn a little of the ancient civilizations and their stories. It was a very entertaining and fruitful journey through the time of the Mayan civilizations. A historic city.
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