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Copán Day Trip from Guatemala City
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Copan, Honduras
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

Very interesting sight. This 30m high staircase full of Mayan hieroglyphics is probably the largest single text in the world. The staircase is a record of the royal history of Copán, listing the names of kings, their births, their deaths, and the defining events of...More

Thank Lance_Kerwin
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

It was fascinating to see the staircase protected with an awning for the rainy season and surrounded by interpretive signs, though disappointing that you can't get good pictures of it anymore. I first visited Copan in 1985 before the Acropolis was excavated, and all I...More

Thank cfuller603
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Located under a vast tarpaulin this can only be seen at close quarters but that doesn't really retract from the experience.

Thank Dh D
Reviewed 2 April 2016

One of the most important Mayan sight that is worth to see and pay the entrance ticket to help it be renovated.

Thank Agata W
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Certainly the stairway is a highlight of any visit to the Copan ruins. It is an interesting and important site, and its reconstruction something of an archeological triumph. That said, it is somewhat difficult to appreciate on site. It is covered to protect agains further...More

Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I understand that when discovered only a few (from the bottom) courses were intact. In that the written language was not yet understood at discovery, the stones were put back by guess. The result was that nothing could be learned about who when or what....More

Thank P598738
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

The work it must have taken to reconstruct this staircase is baffling. It would be really amazing to have more information at the sight in English and in Spanish. I am sure there is a lot that could be said about this historical gem. I...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 9 March 2016

The entire site is very impressive and as a history buff it is another must see here at the ruins. While visiting the stairway was being worked on to preserve and under cover. The history and close inspection was still available. The ruins is a...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 20 February 2016

One of the star items in the Copan site. Need a guide to explain about it and form your own view as to what it all means

Thank TrevorJW
Reviewed 13 February 2016

The Ruins in general are remarkable.. the hieroglyphic staircase is just one part of the tour. I strongly recommend getting an english speaking tour guide if it is your first visit through. While they can be a bit long winded, it is well worth the...More

Thank Annemarie G
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