Mayan Ruins of Copan

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Mayan Ruins of Copan Aug 05, 2012
Copan Ruins is a candy box for every Maya Civilization aficionado. Ruins are located 15 minutes walk from the city of Copan Ruins and site is well organized. You can take guide at the gate of the main temple area but it is not necessary if you read something about the city before you get there. Copan Ruins are divided in two parts and the second part (Las Sepulturas) is another 15 minutes down the road. Ticket that you buy in Grupo Principal is valid for Sepulturas too but you will need to pay extra if you would like to enter the archeological tunnels or museum on the site.

Main part of the Acropolis and plaza with stelas are the most interesting parts of the site. Unfortunately last time I went there workers were covering most of the pyramids slopes with concrete in order to prevent flora from growing. It looks wrong… All over the main plaza collection of the stele and altars stands tall and full of incredible detailed carvings.

Museo de Escultura Maya holds reconstruction of the Rosalia temple that was found deep under acropolis.
Armed forces are patrolling the ro…
Some of the stela are outside of m…
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