Medellín shopping

Gifts & Souvenirs in Medellín

Artesanías Caballo de Troya

An excellent one-stop gift shop conveniently located on the road to the airport (if you take the Las Palmas route). It sells quality handicrafts from artisans all over the country that you won't find in the more mai…
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.
Shopping Center in Medellín

Centro Comercial Palacio Nacional

This city center palatial building from 1925 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 Hole)…
Mall in Medellín

El Tesoro

For some shopping or just to rub shoulders with Medellín high society, head to the upscale El Tesoro mall. It has a variety of European and American fashion stores.
Books in Medellín


This huge bookstore has a limited selection of English titles. It also sells maps of Medellín, plus laptops and accessories.
Electronics in Medellín

Centro Commercial Monterrey

Technology center with scores of small shops selling chargers, computers and digital equipment.
Market in Medellín

Mercado de San Alejo

This colorful craft market is great for cheap buys or simply for strolling around.
Mall in Medellín

Centro Comercial Oviedo

Lots of banks, plus international fashion outlets and a decent food court.
Mall in Medellín


A high-end mall with fashion outlets and a multiscreen cinema.