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This is where you get to mingle with the local people

Everything happens here it seems. People of all economic levels are here. On one side of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beth_Moscov
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Santa Cruz, California
Lovely Town Focal Point

Copan is a fantastic place, the ruins are utterly magnificent. The town itself is tiny but the main... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bozeman-Dublin
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything happens here it seems. People of all economic levels are here. On one side of the square there are outdoor food stands up each evening. People hang out and talk. Couples sit in the more hidden spots. It is really lovely.

Thank Beth_Moscov
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Copan is a fantastic place, the ruins are utterly magnificent. The town itself is tiny but the main square has a nice little church and a good few bars and restaurants to go to. The place is riddled with tourists and the square acts as...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The main square in Copan Ruinas is a good spot to sit and people watch. It is also surrounded by a nice church.

Thank KayleeShepheard
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I liked this little plaza , it is the meeting place for the old and young. It was so nice seeing children playing and old people talking sitting on the bench. It has a friendly family orientated atmosphere. It was like being in a European...More

Thank AnneMarieFrance58
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The square is not that big but it has a relaxed atmosphere where you can just sit, people watch and soak in the local culture. There are a few vendors selling local arts and crafts and a few eateries along the outside. The vibe is...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Like most Central American towns that have a main square, you have the Church on one side with the municipal building on the other side. In addition, a central area with statues, busts of various leaders and plaques are present. Very historical square because of...More

Thank Explorer1904
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The town square is the place to be for locals and savvy tourists. Locals sit in the shade conversing with friends. Dads kick the ball with their kids. Teens hope to see and be seen. Casual street vendors offer their wares. A good place to...More

Thank brian s
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I really enjoyed my stay in Copan because each day I would go out and stroll around the square and sometimes sit in its central shady park. This is one of the most beautiful squares in Central America hands down. The architecture of the buildings...More

1  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 13 February 2017

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...More

Thank Katharine G
Reviewed 5 February 2017

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.

Thank JStewart515
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