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Books in Cartagena

Ábaco

This gorgeous bookshop-cum-cafe has a good selection of books on Cartagena and a few English-language choices, including everything ever written by a certain Gabriel García Márquez. There’s also Italian beer, Spanis…
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 …