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Nilket, Dhaka City

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Neighborhood Tourist Spot
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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  • Even though it's very crowdy this is the best place where you can find old (and new) books in a very cheap price.  more »
  • You will find all kinds of books in Nilkhet area. Lots of collection there both old and new books. This is also a printing market. Those who are fond of books should visit Nilkhet area though it is a ...  more »
  • You will get old and new books from this market. I collected many rare English books from here. However, you might not find those for the first time, you have to give them a list. They will call you i...  more »