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Copan Department

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Copán is one of the departments in the western part of Honduras. The departmental capital is the town of Santa Rosa de Copán. The department is well known for its tobacco and fine cigars.The department is famous for its Pre-Columbian archaeological site at Copán, one of the greatest cities of the Maya civilization.The department of Copán covers a total surface area of 3,242 km2 and, in 2015, had an estimated population of about 382,722 people.La RuidosaLa Ruidosa is a village located in the Copán Department of western in Honduras. It has potable water and electric power. Coffee, maize and beans are cultivated. A fountain called La Quebradona located south of the village. This community was founded approximately in 1920, the first inhabitants called this village La Ruidosa due to the strong growing of the present Quebradona.
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Places to visit in Copan Department

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Copan Ruinas ©
World heritage site
Copan Ruinas Copan Ruinas
Duration: 2h 30 min
Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve ©
Nature / Park
Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve Copan Ruinas
Duration: 2h 30 min
Sculpture Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Sculpture Museum Copan Ruinas
Duration: 2h 30 min
Hieroglyphic Stairway
Hieroglyphic Stairway Copan Ruinas
Duration: 2h 30 min

Historic Sites in Copan Department

Pyramid over Rosalila Temple ©
Historic Site
Pyramid over Rosalila Temple Copan Ruinas
Duration: 2h 30 min
Sepulturas ©
Historic Walking Area
Sepulturas Copan Ruinas
Duration: 2h 30 min
Amphitheatre ©
Amphitheatre Copan Ruinas
Duration: 2h 30 min
Sitio Arqueologico Rastrojon
Historic Site
Sitio Arqueologico Rastrojon Copan Ruinas
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Copan Department

Finca el Cisne
Finca el Cisne Copan Ruinas
Duration: 2h 30 min
Museo de Arqueologia ©
Specialty Museum
Museo de Arqueologia Copan Ruinas
Duration: 2h 30 min
Mayan Ball Court ©
Historic Site
Mayan Ball Court Copan Ruinas
Duration: 2h 30 min
Mayan Ruins of El Puente
Mayan Ruins of El Puente La Entrada
Duration: 1h 30 min

Nature in Copan Department

Luna Jaguar Hot Spring ©
Hot Spring
Luna Jaguar Hot Spring Copan Ruinas
Duration: 2h 30 min

Museums in Copan Department

Museo Escolar Casa K'Inich ©
Specialty Museum
Museo Escolar Casa K'Inich Copan Ruinas
Duration: 30 minutes

Shopping in Copan Department

Cafe San Rafael ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Cafe San Rafael Copan Ruinas
Duration: 2h 30 min