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Interesting Ruins but GREAT birding

Used my entrance ticket from the main ruins (yesterday's ticket) to enter Las Sepulturas first... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
brian s
,
san diego
Quiet, relaxing out of the way ruins

The Sepulturas is about a mile from the main ruins at Copan and admission is included with the... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Katharine G
,
Buckhannon
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Used my entrance ticket from the main ruins (yesterday's ticket) to enter Las Sepulturas first thing in the morning. Visited all of the structures, and sat in the shade watching many mot-mots, orioles, squirrels and a pair of squirrel cuckoos, plus many other birds. Found...More

Thank brian s
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The Sepulturas is about a mile from the main ruins at Copan and admission is included with the ticket to Copan ruins. We were fortunate to have a taxi (tuk tuk) driver from town who recommended that we buy our tickets at the main park...More

Thank Katharine G
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This site gives a visitor a chance to see archaeology in action. You see piles of stones that have been cataloged and staged for restoration as well as an active group excavating the site. Walking further into the ruins you see some of the restored...More

Thank Ruth T
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The site is an active archaeological dig site and with a guide, you are able to see some of the dig sites. The site is mainly residential sites and the site of various other indigenous cultures and the ancient Mayan university for royalty. You will...More

Thank Daryl F
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Of course should be included in any tour of the ruins, but not the most interesting or appealing section.

Thank Tandroy F
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Most folks probably don't visit this spot east of town which was an upper class residential area. It's included in the full price ticket. It's called Sepulturas or Cemetery because bones were found in or near the walls of buildings. But now they know that...More

Thank cfuller603
Reviewed 10 June 2016

After I visited this area I could say that it really worth to visit it. Try to hire a local tour guide in order to get the proper explanation and tour around it.

Thank Rodrigo C
Reviewed 26 May 2016

A kilometer up from main ruins with entry fee included in main ruins fee. I got lucky and ran into a local guy who just started walking with me and became my guide. In Spanish. Never asked for money just took me around and explained...More

Thank Monteverdeguy
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

The Mayan history is very interesting and they let visitors walk around the current site where archeologists are working. I loved the early morning solitude and birding opportunity in this reserve. It says it is open from 0800 but it is open by 06:45 and...More

1  Thank norahlang
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

This is a small outer site of the main Copán ruins. It's no way near as impressive but as it's included in the price it's worth a visit. You can't go direct from the main ruins - ignore the guide books and maps, that path...More

Thank SoloBurr
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