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“A crowdy place”
Review of Sadarghat

Sadarghat
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

A main river port station .Where you find a big steamer and ship for journey to the south part of Bangladesh.It is huge and crowd all time. please look after your pocket it may be picked. Take the ticket and get into ship for journey. Lots of street food and local food item and fruit are get. Fruit should be taken by care because of chemical like formalin, try the seasonal food of Bangladesh not buy the foreign imported fruits.

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Reviewed July 10, 2013

You will love this place if you like huge massive beyond imagination concentration of people ...may be 30 000 or more in half a km square.

This is a old ghat and the main point for water ways movement

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Sadarghat, on the banks of the Buriganga River, is the river-port for the city of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. It is one of the busiest place one can see anywhere in the world. It brings in cargo, merchandise and people to Dhaka from all over Bangladesh. Teeming with boats of all types it is a veritable bee-hive. You will see small mechanized boats bringing in vegetables, people and small manufactured items from the hinter-land of the city. There are big river-launches bringing transporting people from the southern portion of Bangladesh, a riverine country. Businesses line up on the banks, wholesale and retail. It is busy throughout the day and night, rain or shine. Fascinating, charming and incredibly crowded .

3  Thank Sayeedac1
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

Sadargat is the old part of the city and the Ferry port. Yes, I did give the 2 stars but the place sort of can not be rated....the crowd, the people, the life style looks low for a western eye, however this is the reality of the inhabitants in Sadarghat. The area is fairly small, many many wholesale businesses(small stores for many many items you will make no use of or just fabric-which also can be found many other places) There would be nothing you would want to buy. It is exteremly hard to get in and navigate...you have to have a local with you. Our dear friends were very nice to take us there. You will not see the water till you walk into the ferry port paying 4 takka per person. There you can just stand and observe and take pictures. Feels like there are thousands of people in each alley. You rub arm to arm. Even rickshaws can not move. Will take you at least 45 minutes from Dhaka University to the port and same amount of time out by car if you are lucky!!! ( And you have to drop your car and walk about 500meters-no parking at all!)...You can not navigate alone, dont try. Guard your pockets and yourself.Good luck.

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Reviewed January 3, 2013

Fascinating waterside ghat - I imagine that the london shipyards in Victorian London were similar. A boat trip in a small boat is worthwhile.

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