This bustling river port in the heart of Dhaka is one of the largest of its kind in the world. Some 500 passengers arrive every hour of the day and embark on into the eclectic city streets that meet the dock. Travelers can venture into the port, where photographers say it’s possible to spend the day snapping photos of the hundreds or large and small ships that make their way through the surrounding waters. Adventurous travelers can hire a paddle boat and take a trip across the black waters of the Buriganga River. Visitors agree its diverse markets, incredible views and access to the lives of locals make it a destination among travelers seeking to experience real Dhaka.
Sadarghat is located in the southern part of Dhaka on the Buriganga River. Entry to the port costs about tk 5.