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Nilket, Dhaka City

(3.8/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
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. Add Nilket to your Dhaka City travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Dhaka City tour planner.
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  • Nilkhet is famously known for cheap and pirated books. If you are a student and if books are costly in your country, make sure that you drop by with your booklist and buy everything. It will be at lea...  more »
  • Rare and lot of books are available. Place is dirty, congested, atmosphere is horrible! Not enough space to even walk. Still scope to improve the entire area. 
  • Must admit an unique place where you can get any job done especially fir printing almost instantly and they have huge collection of all sort of books starting from academic to many great novel collect...  more »