Cayo: Mayan Artisan Workshop Culture, History, Carving

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An immersive experience to understand and appreciate the cultural heritage of the Mayans while interacting with a talented and passionate Mayan artisan in his workshop.

Highlights

  • Cultural Entertainment
  • Total immersion in the Mayan Culture
  • Unique activity of its kind
  • Exceptional geographical location
  • Possibility of ordering your personalized engraving.

Description

He will share with you his knowledge and expertise on the history and culture of the Mayans, with an emphasis on the Mayan calendar system. You will begin with a discussion about the fascinating history of the Mayans, their way of life, their beliefs and their cultural achievements. He will tell you captivating stories about the ancient Mayans, explain their relationship with nature, the importance of stars and time cycles in their culture, and their architectural and artistic heritage. Then you will move on to the practical stage of the activity. He will teach you traditional slate working techniques, used for generations to create Mayan calendars. He will show you how to engrave and draw on the slate, using the symbols and patterns characteristic of this ancient civilization, allowing you to better understand their meaning and use.

Includes

Craft art class Exceptional private location

Important Information

  • The tour must be booked minimum 48 hours in advance.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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