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Buriganga Riverfront, Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oldest historical Launch terminal of Bangladesh.one of largest river port of the world.Highest passenger launch terminal of Bangladesh.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Md Shahidur R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you wish to witness for yourself what a vibrant city Dhaka is and how waterways are used both for cargo and passenger transportation. Sadarghat is definetely the place to go!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank FrenchTraveller001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hired a boat for 40min with a guy that spoke English and he gave us a great tour of the river and explained how everything works. He even took us to the otherwise to the boat builders yards and inside a few ships. Tip...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank BillyK1980
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sadarghat is a must visit harbour in old Dhaka. This place is very lively and colorful. One of the most chaotic places I've ever visited.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pauliee1978
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is one of the busiest ferry terminals in the world. Hundreds of launches and boats use Sadarghat ferry to communicate with Southern part of the country. Barges carrying cargoes use Sadarghat as a point of landing and departure. It is country's oldest ferry ghat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alamgirfarhad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The great ferry terminal of Old Dhaka is a visual treat. Walk it for perspectives but try to take a boat ride to really be part of the noise of the place. We would later board the Rocket paddle steamer from here. Accept the grime...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Terry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This feels like it could be 1 of the busiest waterways in the world. I rented a small boat for around 90 minutes. what struck me how different the different sizes of the boat are. My boat was small but we cross the path of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cooker3000
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hundreds of boats and launches arrive at and depart from Sadarghat facilitating communication mostly with the southern districts. Barges carrying cargoes also use Sadarghat as a point of landing and departure. Sadarghat also has a floating market for fruits and vegetables. The Sadarghat has a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tracemahedi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is an absolute must visit if you’re in Dhaka. The hustle and bustle of this place is like no other on Earth. Yes, it’s dirty and polluted but it all adds to the charm of this place. Just watching river life passing before you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shift_Abdul_Ghani
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

this is the place you cant imagine howbusy and lively a harbour could be. a must visit place in Bangladesh.

Date of experience: November 2018
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robbie275
29 September 2015|
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There are lots of hotels to choose from, mainly in the 2-3 star range but which ever hotel you choose they should be able to provide assistance finding a local guide, you could possibly do it all yourself from the guide... More
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