The small ceremonial site of Los Sapos, located across the river from Copán, is believed to be tied to ancient Maya birthing and fertility practices. This is a very small and minimally excavated site. You can see some stone carvings of sapos, or frogs, and the carved figure of a pregnant woman. In addition, the site features the exposed foundations of a few large structures. Several tour agencies in town offer horseback riding tours that include a visit here.
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- 5km (3 miles) from Copán Ruinas, on the grounds of Hacienda San Lucas
- Open daily by appointment
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