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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  • Rappresenta un centro per la valorizzazione della cultura indigena dei Lacandoni. Fondato da una Danese con l'aiuto del marito antropologo vi una raccolta di foto di questa tribu rimasta ancora oggi p...  more »
  • Tiene material fotográfico muy interesante sobre Frans y Trudy Blom, que a la vez recorre una parte importante de la historia de la selva Lacandona. La casa en la que está el museo es en sí misma una ...  more »
  • If you are heading to the Lacandona reserve or just returning, this is a must visit. This collection of work from archeologist, Frans Blom, and his wife, Trudy Blom, an anthropologist and photographer...  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