Entertainment in Bogotá

Atlantis Plaza

Modern mall with ATMs, Hard Rock Café and a multiplex cinema.
Arts & Crafts in Bogotá

Artesanías de Colombia

In a hacienda next to the Iglesia de las Aguas, this classy shop has higher-end crafts (lots of home accessories, plus purses, toys, hammocks and some clothing), and 70% of the profits go directly back to the villag…
Electronics in Bogotá

San Andresito

One of Bogotá’s biggest shopping areas is San Andresito, which spreads over several city blocks. It’s packed with a couple of thousand stalls that have almost everything that can be bought in Colombia. It is one of …
Arts & Crafts in Bogotá

Pasaje Rivas

A couple of blocks west of Plaza de Bolívar, this craft market is a good spot for cheap nontouristy buys, including lots of straw hats, T-shirts, toy figurines, baskets and ruanas (Colombian ponchos). The entrance n…
Mall in Bogotá

Centro Comercial Andino

Most popular Zona Rosa shopping mall.
Mall in Bogotá

Hacienda Santa Bárbara

This mall is built around a colonial casona (a large, old house; 1847), making the place a fine combination of historic and modern architecture, and it's quieter than the Zona Rosa scene. It's the initial/final stop…
Market in Bogotá

Mercado de San Alejo

This city-center classic fills a parking lot with a host of yesteryear items (posters, books, knickknacks) that are fun to sift through.
Books in Bogotá


An all-English bookstore filling two floors along with a nice cafe.
Books in Bogotá

Librería Lerner

Stocks many Spanish-language guidebooks on Colombia and the full gamut of maps, including the Movistar guía de rutas por Colombia (a color map/guide; COP$15,000) and the 12-map series of national routes Mapas de rut…
Market in Bogotá

Plaza de Mercado de Paloquemao

A real-deal, messy Colombian market. Go early on Friday or Sunday – flower days!