"Copan" Copán by Jim_Eliason

Copán Travel Guide: 227 reviews and 982 photos

Copan was another of the great Mayan cities founded in 100 AD and reaching the apex of its power under the king 18 Rabbit in 695 AD. The city went into a slow decline after that and was abandoned sometime after 822 AD.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Well preserved and restored
  • Cons:Long way from anywhere
  • In a nutshell:Must see site.
  • Last visit to Copán: Mar 2008
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • mizzzthanggg's Profile Photo
    Mar 12, 2010 at 2:30 AM

    this is sooo my kind of place! would love to visit here... great page, jim!

  • Elena77's Profile Photo
    Feb 8, 2009 at 8:26 AM

    Very interesting page, Copán seems to be a fascinating site!

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Oct 24, 2008 at 8:33 AM

    I plan to visit Copan next year. I have booked the ticket (but not paid it jet). Looks like a very interesting place!

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Jun 18, 2008 at 11:57 AM

    Looks a fascinating place to visit. I liked seeing all the stellae and zoomorphs (a new words for me!). A shame they got the stairs in the wrong order though!


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