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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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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58 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Copan, Honduras
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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 

Thank CopanMaya
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 877 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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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194 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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265 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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
Lillooet, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

This main square is a great place to begin your exploration of Copan. It is a comfortable place to sit, grab a light snack and even decide where you want to stay when reviewing your map. Watch out for Darwin the moto taxi driver... very rough voice, speaks English. He is a very pushy and rude man, I do no't... More 

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