Asociación Cultural Na Bolom, San Cristobal de las Casas

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Visit the house of Frans and Gertrude Blom, Asociación Cultural Na Bolom, where they dedicated themselves to the protection of the Lacandon Mayans. The house, named after the Mayan word for jaguar, now serves as a museum and cultural center. See where the Danish archaeologist and the Swiss photographer lived, campaigned for the conservation of the Chiapas rainforest, and worked to protect the only Mayan people that were never colonized, the Lacandon. Take a tour of the grounds to learn about their lives; view memorabilia, relics, and photographs from their collection; and explore the picturesque hacienda. Put Asociación Cultural Na Bolom at the forefront of your travel plans using our San Cristobal de las Casas vacation planner.
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  • Good place to learn about the Lancandon people. Nice video to get you started in the gift shop and the museo offers some interesting items and history. You can see the whole thing in less than 2 hrs. ...  more »
  • Make sure if you go you find out when the director is giving his tour. It took us about two hours for the tour. If you go yourself you'll be missing most of what is wonderful at this museum  more »
  • A different kind of tourism. A very special place with lots of interesting things to see and learn on the natives. Must go!  more »
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  • This is a place you have to visit while in San Cris. You'll fina a lot of interesting information about the history of this town and the Selva Lacandona. It could benefit of a better maintenance and a guided tour. Be sure to bring cash to buy some handcrafts from the locals selling there.
  • This place is very interesting!!
  • Incredible organization for the environment and culture. Must visit.
  • Top attraction of S Cristobal Study center of Maya culture
  • Such an amazing place to visit to learn more about the culture and the way of living