Bogota: 18 Shopping Ideas for Travellers

Bogota: 18 Shopping Ideas for Travellers, Bogota, Colombia (B)

To those who understand Russian, the word "Bogota" sounds very similar to the one translating as "rich". And, indeed, the city does live up to this name connotation in terms of peculiar things worth exploring in addition to coca, coffee and emeralds. Here's the longer list of ideas...

Colombia is a major chocolate producer and Nacional de Chocolates Santander brand chocolates might be some of the best chocolate you’ve ever tasted. A bar of 75% pure dark Colombian chocolate sells for around $2. For an extra kick you can pick up a bar of dark chocolate with coffee bits. For “designer” chocolates, try XoCo. You can pick up a box of beautiful and colorfully designed handmade Santander chocolates at their stores in malls, such as Andino and Santa Barbara. Try their exotic Colombian flavors, such as maracuyá, uchuva and zapote ($12 and up). If you’re planning on taking chocolates back with you, best to pack them in your carry-on luggage so they don’t become a delicious mess as they melt on the tarmac at the airport. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Bogota: 18 Shopping Ideas for Travellers
Guide Location: Colombia » Bogota
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Gpsmycity Writer
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.gpsmycity.com/articles/19-bogota-18-shopping-ideas-for-travellers.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Andino
  • Artesanías de Colombia
  • Centro Comercial 93
  • Unicentro
  • Éxito
  • Clorofila
  • Pomona
  • El Retiro
  • Centro Andino
  • Entertainment Store 
  • El Balay
  • BioPlaza

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