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Address: Avenida Mirador calle 18 Conejo | City of Copán Ruinas, Copan 41209, Honduras
Phone Number: +504 2651-4128
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Before my trip to Copán Ruinas, I had no idea what to expect. I googled Honduras and was scared after reading about the murder rates in Tegucigalpa. But as I learned through... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Before my trip to Copán Ruinas, I had no idea what to expect. I googled Honduras and was scared after reading about the murder rates in Tegucigalpa. But as I learned through experience during my trip, the media and news can be incredibly biased and you really can't know what a place is like by reading news articles about it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is at atmospheric site. Although many of the original carvings are in the museum (comment later), replicas have been substituted without detriment. The site available to see is compact but the extent of the original remains to be determined. Scarlet macaws and agoutis accompany the visitor. Go early but we found that there were relatively few people despite the... More 

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Plymouth, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The visit to the ruins made for a very full morning! We walked from Copan Ruinas out to the ruins with another couple. Upon arriving the four of us hired a guide. I don't think we'd have enjoyed or understood the ruins as well without having a guide. I think it's great that they've done so much to try to... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ruins are beautiful and there is buckets of history that is worth learning about. Our guide was informative and very good at educating us about the Mayan culture that built the ruins. It was a shame to see that many of the most impressive exhibits were replicas, the originals had been moved to the museum which had an additional... More 

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to several Mayan ruins over the years and although this one is not the most spectacular, its well managed and kept and easy to get around and understand, although you will probably need a guide. It will probably take a few hours but not much longer.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this site from our cruise ship out of Puerto Cortes, took the tour from the cruise ship excursion bit expensive but the coach ride was 4 1/2 hours drive each way so didn't have much option. Well worth the expense though, a scenic ride and a great included lunch at a local hotel close to the site put us... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Copan Ruinas was one of the highlights of our trip. What makes this place so unique is that there where only a few visitors and therefore you could kind of "sense the spirit" of this place. Not as big as other mayan places but absolutely worth a visit !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A short and safe 1 KM walk, or a quick tuk-tuk ride, from center of town is a large Mayan temples ruins park. Actively being dug and preserved it offers tours above ground, in the tunnels (which I have not done ) and a museum. Very interesting and comparable to the other large Mayan sites. A definite bonus was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the area you cannot not come to these ruins. We had visited chichen itza, tulum and tikal archaeological sites before and we would not say it is a must do Mayan site however it certainly has its charms. We really liked that at the time of our visit (10AM) there were barely any tourists about and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid the extra price for an English speaking tour guide. I am so glad we did! His knowledge of the ruins and command of English helped us to thoroughly enjoy and appreciate what we were viewing. Since there was no one other than our family, it was a private tour that allowed us to ask many, many questions and... More 

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