Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Bogotá

Artesanías de Colombia

This classy shop has higher-end crafts (lots of home accessories, plus purses, toys, hammocks and some clothing), and 70% of the profits go directly back to the village artisans.
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Bogotá


This excellent Usaquén shop houses a limited but extremely well done selection of weekly rotating Fair Trade handicrafts from 50 artisan-driven communities around Colombia.
Arts & Crafts in Pasto

Barniz de Pasto Obando

Purchase traditional wooden crafts decorated with vegetable resin at this fine gallery. Come on weekday afternoons to watch maestro José María Obando at work.
Arts & Crafts in Villa de Leyva

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 backgrounds in illustration, animation and industrial design…
Arts & Crafts in Nuquí

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 blow-dart gun.
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.
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 …
Arts & Crafts in Bogotá

Pasaje Rivas

A couple of blocks west of Plaza de Bolívar, this craft market is a good spot for cheap touristy and nontouristy buys, including lots of straw hats, T-shirts, toy figurines, baskets and ruanas (Colombian ponchos).
Arts & Crafts in Bogotá

La Casona del Museo

This old building near Museo del Oro houses a convenient, cheerful collection of souvenir stands and two nice cafes (the upper level one, La Fuente, does good coffee by a trickling fountain).