CULTURAL CENTER and
de El Pilar
Bullet Tree Falls, Cayo
Road to Bullet Tree
Camino a Bullet Tree
Amigos de El
Pilar welcome you to visit and see their locally made handcrafts for sale including wood carvings, picture frames, masks,
corn-husk dolls, T-shirts, embroidery, baskets, local folklore stories and
Take the opportunity to view the beautiful scale model of the El Pilar
monumental Maya site and learn about he El Pilar Archaeological reserve for
Maya Flora and Fauna.
The center is run by Amigos de El Pilar, a community based organization,
with membership open to all interested in our local culture and nature.
Your purchase of gifts goes to help the artisans and the organization with
its goals of promoting protection of the El Pilar Archaeological reserve,
community development, and environmental education.
Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 9AM to 3 PM
Or by appointment: 093-7003, ask for Teresa Garcia
Be Pukte is in conveniently located in Bullet tree Falls on the Bullet tree
Road just before the bridge right on the way to El Pilar.
Be Pukte is Mayan for Bullet tree Road. The Maya Glyph we use as our logo
is the hieroglyph for Be Pukte:
Be = Road (the foot)
Pukte = Bullet Tree (the cartoche)
The Be Pukte Cultural and Craft Center in situated on village lands and was
constructed with the help of many volunteers and support from the local and
the international community.