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Copan Ancient Site in Honduras

Among the most impressive ruins left by the Maya civilization are that in Copan in Honduras. Copan was the capital of  a powerful dynasty that lasted for more than four decades between the 5th and 9th centuries.

However, historians assert that the city was inhabited 2000 years before this period. In fact, during the florishign period of the Maya civilization, the city even had its own disntictive style of architecture and arts.

A visit to the Copan ruins is quite recommended for tourists who spend their holidays in  Honduras. There are actually hundreds of statues, temples ruins, columns that are well preserved and extremely impressive.

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