Purchase traditional wooden vessels brightly decorated with vegetable resin at this fine gallery. Come on weekday afternoons to watch maestro José María…
- Top ChoiceBarniz de Pasto Obandos
- Top ChoiceArtesanías de Colombia
This classy shop has higher-end crafts (lots of home accessories, plus bags, toys, hammocks and some clothing), and 70% of the profits go directly back to…
- Galería Arte Uirapuru
Leticia's largest craft shop sells artifacts from local indigenous groups, as well as traditional medicines from a natural Amazonian pharmacy. At the back…
- Dulces del Jardín
This cavity-inducing sweets factory is famous throughout Antioquia for its wide variety of arequipe (a sweet dessert of milk and sugar), conserves and…
- 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…
- 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…
This small coffee bar doubles as a seller of super-hip T-shirts designed by Colombian and international contest winners.
- Centro Comercial Andino
Most popular Zona Rosa shopping mall.
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…
- Parque Artesanal Loma de la Cruz
This is one of Colombia's better artesanía (local craft stall) markets. You'll find handmade goods from the Amazon, Pacific coast, southern Andes and even…
- La Tienda Feroz
This great little shop features the unique art of 27 Colombian artists and is the spot to pick up items that aren't typical tourist wares. The owners have…
- Artesanías Margot
Next to the airport, this small artesanías shop has a great selection of wooden carvings and other local arts and crafts. You might even spot an authentic…
This excellent Usaquén shop houses a limited but extremely well done selection of weekly rotating Fair Trade handicrafts from 50 artisan-driven…
- 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.
- Gems Metal
Dealer Oscar Baquero is one of Bogotá's most reliable emerald dealers, with nearly 40 years experience in industry. English is spoken.
- Centro Artesanal Mi Viejo Pueblo
This tourist-oriented handicraft market has a wide selection of souvenirs, including hammocks, bags and traditional clothing.
- Centro Comercial El Retiro
Zona Rosa's fanciest shopping mall, with a food court run by Andrés Carne de Res.
- Cable Plaza
Large upmarket mall with supermarket, cinema and many ATMs.
- Plaza de Mercado de Paloquemao
A real-deal, messy Colombian market. Go early on Friday or Sunday – flower days!
- 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…