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Address: Copan, Honduras

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Pleasant small town square

We always enjoy just sitting and watching the local people. This was no exception, with families eating a hasty meal and giving a bit to the local dogs, business folks striding... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Katharine G

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409 reviews
234 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay in Copan because each day I would go out and stroll around the square and sometimes sit in its central shady park. This is one of the most beautiful squares in Central America hands down. The architecture of the buildings surrounding the square is beautiful and the symmetry makes for a calming daily stroll. It... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We always enjoy just sitting and watching the local people. This was no exception, with families eating a hasty meal and giving a bit to the local dogs, business folks striding through, men in cowboy hats, a number of very interesting sculptures, and nice places to sit. This is also the place to find a local taxi, or tuk tuk,... More 

Thank Katharine G
Wasaga Beach, Canada
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148 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The town square is a good place to sit and take a rest. It is a good green spot to relax from a stroll through the many shops.

Thank JStewart515
Copan, Honduras
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 December 2016

The Central park of Copan is the center of activity for the village but there is more to it. On the west side of the park there is the Municipality Building, tourism office and the Town Museum. Inside the Municipal Building there is a photography exhibit done by Harvard which chronicles excavations in the Copan Valley 100 years ago. The... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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638 reviews
465 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 910 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Copan is tiny and the town square is tiny too. There's almost nothing to see here except a small church and souvenir shops, surrounding the concrete laid square. Many locals hang out here, which makes it quite lively, but there's very little to see or entertain.

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Tromso, Norway
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305 reviews
202 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Quite charming town. Copan is simply a beautiful place. Paved with cobblestones and lined with white adobe buildings with red-tiled roofs. The locals there are so friendly. Wish I had more time in that place.

Thank Lance_Kerwin
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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570 reviews
273 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 311 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Thus is a new square in a town that owes it's life to the excavations. More interesting for the museums and cafes around it, the square has some new and unusual sculprures. But little shade to protect ftom the hot sun.

Thank cfuller603
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47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a very social town, the local people meet together here. I love to eat fresh mangos, that are sold here.

Thank peggydDenver
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167 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great place to browse. Food vendors sell inexpensive tostadas & corn on the cob. Most of the shops & restaurants are on or near adjacent streets.

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71 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Not really sure why this is listed here? It's the main square of this little town. It's nice enough but really isn't why you come to Copán Ruinas. The banks are located around here and it's centrally located in the town.

Thank SoloBurr

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