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Active archaeological site in Copan

This site gives a visitor a chance to see archaeology in action. You see piles of stones that have... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2017
Ruth T
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Berkeley, California
Included with your ticket - if time, worth a stop

The site is an active archaeological dig site and with a guide, you are able to see some of the dig... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2017
Daryl F
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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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Sep 5, 2018
“Don't waste time here”
Jan 26, 2018
“Beautiful setting”
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

We walked the 1.5 km from the Copan ruinas, but the main sites, houses, were closed due to maintenance.So only a nature trail was open, which we did not do.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alice V
Reviewed January 26, 2018

We toured the main ruins on one day then visited the sepulturas the next day. Admission to both sites is included in the entrance fee of $15. The ticket is valid for eight days during which each site may be visited once. During the hour...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank brian s
Reviewed February 13, 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

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Katharine G
Reviewed February 11, 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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Ruth T
Reviewed January 7, 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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Daryl F
Reviewed January 3, 2017

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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank tandroyfoty
Reviewed June 10, 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

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank cfuller603
Reviewed June 10, 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.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Rodrigo C
Reviewed May 26, 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

Date of experience: May 2016
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