Cartagena & Around shopping

Books in Cartagena


An erudite-looking bookshop-cafe that's short on space but big on atmosphere, with the obligatory ladder to reach the higher shelves. Search carefully and you'll encounter Cervantes tomes, English-language tittles a…
Antiques in Cartagena

El Arcón

This impressive place housed in a handsome colonial mansion is the best antiques shop in the walled city, a veritable treasure trove of art, furniture and various curios that's well worth searching out if you'd like…
Arts & Crafts in Cartagena

Colombia Artesanal

A set of several stores in the Old Town offers an excellent selection of brightly hued Colombian handicrafts from all over the country. The salespeople are extremely knowledgeable and can offer fascinating insights …