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Nilket, Dhaka City

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Find books of all shapes, sizes, and genres at Nilket, the largest book market in Bangladesh. Wind your way through the maze of narrow streets and alleyways to find magazines, comic books, and a wide range of new and used editions--including a vast selection of English-language literature at affordable prices. Local students from nearby Dhaka University find their textbooks here; printing and making photocopies in the market is practically a rite of passage. Plan to bargain and negotiate prices with vendors. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Dhaka City holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Nilket and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • It is a market place for books and stationary. It is also a good place to eat tehari or biriyani at cheap rate.  more »
  • It's a huge market of copied and second-hand Books, printing presses, seals, banners, stationery products, computer graphics designers, street foods & many more. One can find almost all types of unive...  more »
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