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3.5 out of 5
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1,060 people visited Copan Ruinas
Copán Ruinas is a town located close to the Guatemalan border, and is a major gateway for tourists traveling to the Pre-Columbian ruins of Copán.
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    4 Dec 26, 2012

    Over shadowed by Tikal to the north, they are very impressive ruins, which you can have more of less to yourself. It is also obvious walking around them, that a good portion of them are still underground, so there might be more to come. They are surrounded by beautiful jungle too.

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    Chelsea Stevens
    5 Oct 12, 2012

    The Ruins here are awesome. You can climb all over them and go through an underground passage through one of the temples. The parrots here are so used to tourists here, you can get super close to snap a photo without one flying away!

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    Michael Joy
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    2 Jul 05, 2012

    We had a 6 hour lay-over in this town so we didn't make it to the ruins, but it is a sleepy little Honduran town without much going on. Skip it, if you can. I hear the ruins are a less impressive version of Tikal, but still worth seeing if you have a serious interest in Mayan history.

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    Matthias Hagemann
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    4 Jun 21, 2013

    beautiful place, nice town

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    4 Mar 24, 2013
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    5 Jun 26, 2012
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    4 Sep 18, 2011
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