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Address: Copan, Honduras
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The Heart of Town

Great place to browse. Food vendors sell inexpensive tostadas & corn on the cob. Most of the shops & restaurants are on or near adjacent streets.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 April 2016
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Copan is tiny and the town square is tiny too. There's almost nothing to see here except a small church and souvenir shops, surrounding the concrete laid square. Many locals hang out here, which makes it quite lively, but there's very little to see or entertain.

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Tromso, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Quite charming town. Copan is simply a beautiful place. Paved with cobblestones and lined with white adobe buildings with red-tiled roofs. The locals there are so friendly. Wish I had more time in that place.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Thus is a new square in a town that owes it's life to the excavations. More interesting for the museums and cafes around it, the square has some new and unusual sculprures. But little shade to protect ftom the hot sun.

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Denver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a very social town, the local people meet together here. I love to eat fresh mangos, that are sold here.

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California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great place to browse. Food vendors sell inexpensive tostadas & corn on the cob. Most of the shops & restaurants are on or near adjacent streets.

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Thank haveboozewilltravel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Not really sure why this is listed here? It's the main square of this little town. It's nice enough but really isn't why you come to Copán Ruinas. The banks are located around here and it's centrally located in the town.

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Lillooet, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

This main square is a great place to begin your exploration of Copan. It is a comfortable place to sit, grab a light snack and even decide where you want to stay when reviewing your map. Watch out for Darwin the moto taxi driver... very rough voice, speaks English. He is a very pushy and rude man, I do no't... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

The town has an almost Spanish feel about it. There are plenty of shops, western style restaurants and the locals are very friendly.

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Columbia, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Copan Ruinas is not a very large town and the square reflects that. Surrounded by streets with hotels/restaurants/bars/shops that cater mainly to tourists, the square is more where locals hang out. You can do a bit of people watching, catch a pedi-cab, pop into one of the museums during the day, or simply stroll about. Just don't get your hopes... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

I am so glad that Copán's Main Square is on trip advisor. It is such a central part of the town's culture and easy to take for granted. Once the sun goes down the Square comes alive and you'll find all ages here. Whether you come to play, talk, or just observe, you'll enjoy the evening here. You might find... More 

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