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Things To Do In Copan Honduras
Copan City ruins consist of several places and temples. Every inch of Copan gives visitors a peek into its past by looking at the ancient artifacts. There are over 4500 structures to see. Copan City is comprised of 5
Major areas and they are The Acropolis, The Tunnels, The Ball Court, The Hieroglyphs, and The Great Plaza.
The Acropolis includes altering Q and Temple 11. It is believed that Temple 11 was built as a portal that can take you to another world. Along with Temple 11 and alter Q, there are many other pyramidal structures that can be observed. There are so many things to do and see in Copan, Honduras. The tunnels are 2 kilometers long and narrow. The Great Plaza consists of a grassy courtyard with a huge pyramid.
Mayan artifacts and artwork tell the history of the ancient ones who lived here many years ago. Copan, Honduras will make an excellent vacation.
Les Ruines de Copan
Here you can see different ancient ruins while on a hiking trip. Travelers can see extensive ruins of Copan which date back to 5th through 9th century A.D. These ruins are comprised of many fascinating underground tunnels.
Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve
When you are in Copan, you may want to take in the sounds of nature by listening to nearby parrots as you sit down to eat your lunch. You can enjoy the unspoiled landscapes that Central America has to offer.
The Hieroglyphic Staircase is one of Copan’s most popular monuments to visit. The staircase consists of 63 steps and is 20.76 meters high. There are over thousands of hieroglyphs that tell the history of the Royal House of Copan. The staircase is elaborately decorated with pictures of serpents and birds.
The Ball Court
The Ball Court was built around AD 731 during the reign of a king named King Rabbit 18. The Ball Court was considered to be the center of Copan’s social activities.
Horseback Riding Tours
The horseback riding tour lasts 3 hours. You get to ride horses on a trail that runs along the Copan River. The views are absolutely breathtaking.
There is so much of the major culture to experience in Copan, Honduras. It is best to take a tour guide with you when you go to see the different monuments. They are very helpful and they are very knowledgeable about the city of Copan. The average cost for a tour guide is about thirty US dollars. When traveling to Copan, Honduras make sure that you bring plenty of films.