"Copan" Copán by Jim_Eliason
Copán Travel Guide: 221 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:Well preserved and restored
- Cons:Long way from anywhere
- In a nutshell:Must see site.
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