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Address: Copan, Honduras

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The "suburbs" of Copan

Take a guide with you when you visit las Sepultures. You can take a took-tuk from the main Copan site for about $1.50, rather than walk.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
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North Chicago, Illinois
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Included in the fee for the Ruins, drive about half a mile out of the ruins, I missed the entrance twice since the sign is at the level of the highway floor. You will need about 2 hrs.

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This, off the beaten path location, is the perfect place to feel like an explorer. It is set apart from the main ruins and is not as known to tourists. That said, it is absolutely worth it. You get to walk through trails through the jungle and near the Copan river in order to come across several groups of residential... More 

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Blythewood, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Not far from the main ruinas in Copan, the Sepulturas are worth your time to get a better understanding of the ruinas layout and uses of the different areas and design.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This place is nice but if you are visiting after the company ruins like most people it will be underwhelming. That being said the place is quiet and could be a good place for a picnic lunch or early morning bird watching. Take a taxi(took-tuck) instead of walking as the pathway there is mostly unshaded.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I believe this is the only example found to date showing how the regular middle class Mayans lived. This is worth the effort to see. This site is about a half mile down the street from the ruins. Entrance to this site is included with the purchase of a ticket to the main ruins of Copan (so don't lose the... More 

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Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Other than the tomb or two, there was not that much to see in my opinion. Again, you have to use a lot of imagination.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I wish they had someone to give out tours and explain the story behind it! Maybe because it is fairly small, it's not such a great deal to have tour guides.

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suffolk, va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

It was hard for us to focus on the ruins here for watching the many species of birds and enjoying the peace and quiet of the site. Only a 20 min walk from the main ruin site, this little visited area is fascinating both from the cultural aspects and as a nature preserve. We visited two times after visits to... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Certainly worth seeing the Sepulturas, they are amazing ruins. The preservation of all the sites in Copán is excellent. Be sure to arrange a horseback tour to the Mayan 'Toad' Hospital outside the main attractions with Margarito. It is a fantastic experience.

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North Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Take a guide with you when you visit las Sepultures. You can take a took-tuk from the main Copan site for about $1.50, rather than walk.

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Address: Copan, Honduras
Location: Central America  >  Honduras  >  Copan Department  >  Copan

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