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Copan Ruinas

Copan, Honduras
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“mayan ruins” (115 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Copan, Honduras
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Ruins at Copan are a must see part of a Central American trip. We hired an onsite guide to explain all the symbolism. Well worth the additional cost.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 5 days ago

Copan is a magnificent world heritage site and a must see! However, the guides can be very hit or miss so be sure to split the guide fee with several people so you don't end up paying a lot for a guide who leaves your...More

Thank cPeacec
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth the bad road to get there. Amazing place. Like Tical, but smaller. . They charge extra for tunnel tour. Loved the Macaws flying around. Must have been something to live there in its' heyday.

Thank kevin k
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a few places that you have to see at least one in a lifetime. Copán archeological site is one of them. The sacred city is one of Mayan landmarks. Your visit could be more comprehensive if you take a guide, but you have...More

Thank carmengonzalezh
Reviewed 1 week ago

My trip to the ruins began and ended in San Pedro Sula but I understand the trip to the ruins is the same regardless your starting point. There is no nearby airport so you must travel overland to get to the ruins. I begin at...More

Thank tblevins2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful and stunning Mayan ruins is a must while in Central America. The only thing is you should read up and bring detailed maps so you can understand the purposes behind the statues and monuments before traveling. Some are replicas and reproductions to show...More

Thank millybabyboo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a must see Mayan site. It has been restored to its former glory. Copan is not the easiest place to get to, taking 5 to 6 hours from GUA or Antigua, Guatemala, but. It is definitely worth the effort. I was told there...More

Thank Barry H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ruins are spiritual and ancient. The energy of the Mayans still resonates. It's easy to get a guide or to wander through absorbing it on your own. Some of the most amazing trees are here. They are huge and so old. Everyone should visit!

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well preserved Mayan archaeology site that has 2 museums inside the park and one in the city about 5-7 min from the park. You find locals ready to give you a personalized tour for about $10.00 per person. There is an entry fee a...More

Thank HamiltonViajero
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide called this place the Paris of the Mayan world, and we could immediately see why. This is an incredibly well maintained and enormous archaeological site. We have seen other Mayan ruins sites in Belize and Mexico, Copan blew them both away. It...More

Thank Purplegrapefruit
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5 July 2017|
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Response from Beth_Moscov | Reviewed this property |
It is walkable from town but we took tuk tuks as they are fun and cheap and I am disabled so we wanted to save my energy for the ruins themselves. There are a lot of attractions around town so it makes for a nice central... More
5 July 2017|
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Response from DaleL943 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk in about 25 minutes to Most hotels. It is hot and without shade so take a hat and plenty of water. No food or water are sold inside the ruins
19 December 2016|
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Response from CopanRuinas | Property representative |
Hello, At this time CM airlines and honduras authorities have failed to provide services in this new airtport. Sorry about that !! the best and fastest way to get here from roatan is fly to san pedro sula and take hedman... More