Las Bovedas is a fine market place with a great selection of Colombian goods that are sought after by tourists and locals (clothing, jewelry, arts & crafts, souvenirs, etc). I really liked the fact that a majority of the vendors were not pushy at all. We found what we were looking for at a reasonable price. My only suggestion is... 更多
Those places oriented to touristic activities. The diversity of prices for the same article, make that you feel bad with the vendors, who "obly" customers to make a decision.
Good for obtaining souvenirs, hats and other local arts and crafts. Bargaining is a must and it can be much fun. People were nice and "amable" but do put some pressure to buy. Prices seemed to be about same as other city markets and less than at stores. For jewelry and emeralds recommend you go to a more established place.
We stopped by here our last day and wished we had found it earlier in the week. Great assortment of artists without the trouble of all the street vendors. We were mostly left alone to look though the shops and speak directly with the artists. Loved it better than fighting with the vendors in old town.
Wide selection of many different handcraft souvenirs. Shop staff are very different. Some are very good to give advice and service, others ignore you. The Wayuu bags here are beautiful and elaborated (up to 20 days of work) but more pricey than on the streets. Not the place to make a bargain.
Originally built as storage vaults, and used as prison cells in the nineteenth century, they now house souvenir shops and the like to part visitors from their tourist dollar. Not interested in shopping, then it forms part of the ancient city, adjacent to the city walls, to be admired as you explore the city on foot.
It is actually a very nice adaptation of an historic structure to a commercial shopping area that is actually very appealing and has a variety of shops although there are many stores that sell the same items. However, there are some unique shops with artwork that are unique and very appealing. Seems like the prices are somewhat on the high... 更多