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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  • This museum is a fab place to visit with a lot to see and housed in a beautiful building. There is also a café across the road, which is where you buy your tickets. As with most museums here, the exhi...  more »
  • Hidden in a beautiful old covent with a gem of a little chapel, the museum provides an emotional insight in the life of lacandones indigenous people, and the explorers who created this place. Ask to s...  more »
  • It is worth visiting this small place, it is a surprise that you can if you wish stay there itself. Don't miss it
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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