Arts & Crafts in Medellín

Centro Artesanal Mi Viejo Pueblo

This tourist-oriented handicraft market has a wide selection of souvenirs, including hammocks, bags and traditional clothing.
Market in Medellín

Mercado de San Alejo

This colorful craft market is great for cheap buys or simply for strolling around.
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CC Monterrey

Scores of small computer shops sell digital equipment at budget prices.
Books in Medellín


This huge bookstore has a limited selection of English titles. It also sells maps of Medellín, plus laptops and accessories.For high-end shopping, head to the malls of El Poblado, including El Tesoro, Santafé and CC…
Shopping Center in Medellín

Centro Comercial Palacio Nacional

A palatial building from 1925 in the center, it has been transformed into a shopping mall with more than 200 budget shops (most selling clothing and footwear). The area around the Palacio, nicknamed El Hueco (The Ho…
Market in Medellín

Plaza Minorista José María Villa

Home to a huge, bustling undercover market with more than 2500 stalls, selling mostly food. It was established in 1984 to remove hawkers from the streets. Open daily.
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El Tesoro

For some fine shopping, head to the upscale El Tesoro. It has a variety of European and American fashion stores.
Department Store in Medellín


For some fine shopping, head to the upscale Vizcaya. It has a variety of European and American fashion stores.
Mall in Medellín

Río Sur

A former shopping mall that has been converted into a nightlife zone with a collection of high-end bars and discos.
Mall in Medellín

CC Oviedo

Lots of money changers and banks, plus international fashion outlets and a decent food court.