Asociacion Cultural Na Bolom, San Cristobal de las Casas

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History Museum · Specialty Museum
Visit the house of Frans and Gertrude Blom, Asociacion 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. Using our online itinerary creator, San Cristobal de las Casas attractions like Asociacion Cultural Na Bolom can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We had hoped that the museum in this former seminary offer deep insights into the cultures of the indigenous peoples of the mountain villages. However, the displays focused more on the life and...  more »
  • Interesting history of an explorator, Amaizing project and must see in San cristobal.. You can also enjoy coffee and breakfast in this Garden .great pictures ,art and Amaizing designers museum...we...  more »
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