Pure paradise for nostalgia lovers, ‘Antiques Street’ on Calle 79B between Carrera 7 and 9, is rife with stores like Dessvan and Anticuario Novecento. You are sure to leave loaded up with goodies.
Set aside an hour or so in the morning or the end of the day to spoil yourself with an Orso ice cream, Ixcacau macaroons, a good cup of coffee shrouded in the alluring aroma of freshly-baked bread at La Cesta, Masa or Eric Kayser.
While away the afternoon in the Irish Pub, grab some dinner in Balzac or sip on cocktails at Pravda. Whatever plan you go for, the cosmopolitan atmosphere here will ensure an unforgettable evening.
Fusing original designs with welcoming spaces, Casa Precis, St. Dom, Casablanca, Casa San Miguel and Casa Santamaría are burgeoning concept stores empowering talent and new designers in Bogotá.
The area’s main shopping centers, Andino, El Retiro and Atlantis, are all within a stone’s throw of each other. Colombian designers Silvia Tcherassi and Johanna Ortiz will take your breath away.
THE GOLDEN MILE
Carrera 13 is bursting with treasures between Calle 83 and 86: there’s Nikkei cuisine at Osaka, the Mediterranean-inspired Casa and Central Cevichería for seafood lovers. You’re sure to be back for more.