from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A ruined Mayan city near present-day Tuxtla Gutiérrez in southern Mexico. The ruins, with temples and well-preserved frescoes, were discovered in 1946.


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  • "I was in Bonampak, but with the man who discovered it, Mr. Charles Frey," Wilmot explains.

    Jorge Wilmot: The Interval Between Before And After

  • Finally, there is the border region with Guatemala between Comitan de Dominguez and Palenque which includes the Lacandon Jungle, the multi-colored Lagos de Montebello and countless other attractions such as Bonampak, Laguna Miramar and on and on.

    Letter From San Cristobal

  • If you go that way go to Bonampak and stay in one of the Lancandon cabins.

    Any Chiapas backroad driving experts?

  • I don´t recall if the other nearby Maya ruins we have visited in Chiapas; Bonampak, Yaxchilan, Toniná and Chinkultic or the national park at Lagos de Montebello offer that service but if you are making the Maya circuit in Chiapas and coming from afar, you can save a ton of money especially if you take a luxury bus down there as well.

    DIF Senior Discount Card

  • Hotel Bonampak Balam. .the king not the cat or the jaguar.

    Tuxtla Gutierrez as Rodney Dangerfield

  • Also, on the fancier side, but really good value is Balam (used to be part of Hotel Bonampak).

    Tuxtla Gutierrez as Rodney Dangerfield

  • Still others go on to archaeological sites, such as the sprawling Mayan ruins at Yaxchilan and Bonampak at the eastern edge of the state bordering Guatemala.

    Bob Schulman: Chiapas Runs Hot and Cold

  • Cantón Corralito is just one of many archaeological sites in the Mexican state of Chiapas, best known for its spectacular Maya ruins: the towering pyramids of Palenque and the murals at Bonampak -.

    City by the Sea

  • Such new details are revolutionizing the study of the Bonampak paintings, not only making it possible to see the complexity of the events depicted on the building's walls, but also raising questions about how and why the paintings were executed.

    Imaging Maya Art

  • By 2001, our odyssey will be complete, and Bonampak will be available as a CD-ROM or a site on the worldwide web.

    Imaging Maya Art


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