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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Karwan Bazar Road, Dhaka City 1361, Bangladesh
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"grocery items"
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"business district"
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"five star hotel"
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"toiletries"
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"marketplaces"
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"rows"
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Karwan Bazar also known as Kawran Bazar is a business district and commercial hub of Dhaka city. It’s situated very near to the Farm Gate area of Dhaka city, originally established it in the late eighteenth century. It’s is one of the largest wholesale marketplaces...More

2  Thank zamanwho
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

There are hundreds of small temporary shops in and around the market. The market has separate blocks for wholesale trade in fish, vegetables and rice. There is also a permanent shade for rows of shops that sell grocery items and toiletries. Fish, vegetable and other...More

1  Thank Elyes-Benachour
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

In my opinion, Karwan Bazar as one place summarizes almost everything about Bangladesh. It is at a time host of the largest five star hotel of the city, one of the biggest shopping mall, city's second largest fish and vegetable market and also one of...More

Thank Anik_Rahman
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Kawran Bazar named after a Marwari merchant Kawran is a business district and commercial of Dhaka city. In the late nineteen century, the place was developed as a market for selling pottery, crockery and other household products. Now there is a bazar where you will...More

Thank Rubaiyat E S
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Better place for shopping but most of the items are very expensive even food 🍲 as well. The bashudara city for all rich people.

Thank Momota47
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

Recommended for photographers, or people who just like a bit of market mayhem. Good place to buy fruit. But you don't come here for the shopping. You come for the experience.

Thank RianDM
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is the central point in Dhaka where all the fruits and vegetable produce converges from all over the country and then are redistributed from there. I usually go there to buy mangoes and other fruits in bulk but it is not a place I...More

2  Thank Mohammad H
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is the main market of Dhaka city. Vegetables and groceries are available here from whole over the country. At midnight lots of Cargo and Truck arrived here with vegetable, fish and other groceries from all over the country. At morning people get fresh items...More

Thank Soumen T
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

The Fish Market in Karwan Bazar is busy and bustling with fish mongers wanting to sell a variety of fresh fish such as hilsa, rui, Katal, Shing, King prawns, Boal at amazingly low prices! Mind you, this place is not for the faint hearted! There...More

1  Thank almamunxyz
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Commercial area with busy road and busy public around. Nothing special for this place to write down in dhaka city.

Thank Dr.Tareque A
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