When someone thinks of Colombian handicrafts and souvenirs in Medellin, probably immediately will think about Caballo de Troya, with about 7000 items from all over Colombia they are the handicrafts shop with the widest offer in Medellín and Colombia, and they have more than 30 years offering the best memories of Colombia for foreigners who visit us and the best gifts for Colombians who travel abroad and want to share a little of their beautiful country.
Caballo de Troya was born a little over 30 years ago, its owners started a trip around Colombia in search of the best crafts to offer in their store, always keeping the thought of paying a fair price to the artisan or artist for his work, in this moment they have about 650 suppliers throughout the country. 17 years ago, they are located at the current site, at km 16th in via las palmas. This point is quite strategic, since Caballo de Troya has become an obligatory stop for people who are heading to the airport and to the different tourist attractions of the “Oriente Antioqueño”. In this site not only stop people who require a product either for them or to give, but also people who want to know a little more about the Colombian culture, just to enter the store and walk its corridors is a tourist attraction.
However, in its long history there have also been difficult times, specifically when the double carriageway of the vía las palmas was being built many people refrained from using this route or took alternate routes, also the time of violence was a difficult time since the number of tourists in the city was directly affected. However, thanks to the strength and perseverance of its owners, Caballo de Troya was able to maintain itself in time to be the referent that it is today.
We invite you to come to Caballo de Troya and be seduced by the wide range of crafts and art, you can find all kinds of articles to always remember your wonderful stay in Colombia or for your friends to realize how wonderful Colombia is.
Kilometro 16 Via, Las Palmas, Envigado, Antioquia