Bangladesh is indeed a shoppers’ paradise with a rich tradition in handicrafts at throw away prices. While muslin of ancient Dhaka has gone into history, other products such as contemporary paintings, wood works, shital pati (mattress having cooling effect), bamboo decoration pieces, cane and conch shell products, gold and silver ornament, cotton, silk, gold, silver, jute, reed, brassware, traditional dolls and leather goods also receive deep appreciation of the lovers of arts and crafts now and over the past centuries. In addition, Bangladesh is famous for pink pearl.

Pink Pearl: Pink pearls are the best buy in Dhaka. These natural products are unparallel in luster.

Gold & Silver: A wide range of gold and silver ornaments, silver filigree work etc. are considered by many travelers to be unparalleled.

Brass & Copperware: Among the best buys here are brass and copperware trays, wall decorations, vases etc. all are hand made with fine engravings and filigree work. Products made from the hides and skins of animals and reptiles, intricate wood carvings, cane and bamboo products, conch shell, bangles, embroidered quilts, jamdani and silk fabrics can also be bought. These are available in DIT market and a number of exclusive shop in New Elephant Road, Dhaka.

Duty- free Shopping: Duty free sales and display centers run by Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (NTO) are located in Dhaka, Zia International Airport, Mohakhaii and Sylhet Airport.
These shops enjoy the reputation of being well established with a wide range of goods at unbeatable prices. Goods available include wines and spirits, perfumes, cigarettes, hi-fi stereo and audio-visual equipment, Cameras, Watches and a range of household appliances. All purchases must be paid for in foreign currency.

Antique Shops :

  • Antics – 93, New Elephant Road (1st Floor), DhakaTel: 8618187
  • Bangladesh Pink PearlShop-1, DMC Market, Gulshan-1Dhaka-1212, Tel: 602160
  • Old Furniture & Metal Craft, 219-20, Gulshan Shopping CenterGulshan-1, Dhaka-1212
  • Shoukhin Emporium, F-42, DCC Super Market (1st Floor)Gulshan-2 (North), Tel: 9880389
  • Aarong – 1/1, Block A, Lalmatia, Mirpur Road DhakaTel: 8111607, 8111791Gulshan-TejgaonLink RoadTel: 8821052, 8825986, Fax: 8828576Email: aarongex@bdmail.net
  • Artisti Collection Ltd., NWJ 2 Kemal Ataturk Avenue Gulshan, Dhaka-1212, Tel: 9883422Fax: 8826234, Email: artisti@citechco.net
  • Benarashi Emporium, Sector 10, Block A, Lane 8, House, 1 Mirpur Dhaka, Tel: 8023191
  • Bichitra, Shop 5, Holding 1, Road # 27 (old)Rapa Plaza, Dhanmondi, Dhaka1/1 Laltamia, Adel Plaza, Dhaka, Tel: 9122034Shop 113 (1st Floor), Rifles Square, Dhanmondi Dhaka, Tel: 0171-440487
  • Dash Fashion, Hotel Razmoni Ishakha Hotel Complex 89/3, VIP Road, Kakrail, Dhaka, Tel: 8311904
  • Grameen Shamogree, Grameen Bank BhabanMirpur 2, Dhaka, Tel: 9006139318, Free School Street, Sonargaon RoadHatirpool, Dhaka, Tel: 9664876House 79, Road 12A, Dhanmondi, DhakaTel: 0171-696217House 2, Raod 1B, Sector 9, Uttara, DhakaTel: 0171-538826
  • Grameen Udyog, Sony Cinema Hall BhabanMirpur 2, Dhaka-1216, Tel: 9012083
  • Ambala, ComplexRoad 2, Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Tel: 0171-520657
  • Handibazar,20/4 Panthapath, Rashid Plaza, Dhaka Tel: 01722480955/3 Karnaphulli Garden City Kakril, Dhaka, Tel: 018224809
  • Kumudini, 74, Gulshan Avenue, DhakaTel: 8822493, 9892373
  • Nipun Crafts Limited, Husain PlazaHouse # 1. Road # 15, Dhanmondi, DhakaTel: 9115116, 8120374, 9661569Fax: 8614184, Email: nipunltd@citechco.net.
  • Plaza Central, Plot 22 (2nd Fl), Gulshan 2, DhakaTel: 8821135, 8815390Momotaz Plaza, House 7, Road 4Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Tel: 8622340
  • Sopura Silk Mills Ltd., Mamtaz Plaza (2nd Fl), House 7, Road4Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Tel: 9669886Shoriotullah Bhaban (1st Fl)121/C Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan 2Dhaka, Tel: 861008, 9885462Concord Twin tower (2nd Fl), Shop 358-359Chamellibagh, Dhaka, Tel: 8610068
  • Tangail Sharee Kutir, 143/1, Baily Road, DhakaTel: 8314567, Fax: 8312928
  • TexMart House, 81, Road 6, Block C, Tel: 8827260House 362/1, Road 27, Tel: 8120850House 6, Road 2, Sector 3, Tel: 891122941, Kemal Ataturk Avenue (2nd Fl) Tel: 9893510Concord Arcadia Shopping Mall Plot 1&2, Road 4, Dhanmondi
  • Westecs, 5, Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan-1, DhakaTel: 8818678

 

: Departmental Stores :

  • Agora, 80, Riles Square, Road-2, Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Tel: 9665143, Fax : 9886143, Email: agora@dominox.com
  • Al-Amin, G-12, DCC Market (Ground floor), Dhaka-1205, Tel: 8810556
  • Almas General Stores, Road # 5, Dhanmondi, Mirpur Road, Dhaka-1205, Tel: 8617085
  • BAFWA Complex,Shaheen College Gate, Dhaka, Tel: 8821151
  • Dash Department, 2, Ishakha Shopping Complex, Kakrail, Dhaka-1000, Tel: 8311904
  • H.N.P. Family Mart, 55, South Avenue, Gulshan-1, Dhaka-1212, Tel: 9883635
  • Jonaki, Dhaka Sheraton Hotel, Dhaka-1000, Tel: 8611191, 863391 Ext-8565
  • Mina Bazar, 719/A, Satmasjid Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka
  • Nahar Departmental Store,26, Sonargaon Road, Hatirpool,
  • Nahar Plaza, Dhaka, Tel: 8611828, 8612146
  • Nandan Mega Shop, NWJ (4), Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Gulshan, Dhaka, Tel: 9862637, 9861603
  • Pick & Pay Supermarket, A.R. Tower, 24, Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Banani, Dhaka, Tel: 8815783
  • Plaza central, Plot # 22 (2nd Floor), Gulshan Circle-2, Dhaka-1212, Tel: 8815390, 8812391, Fax: 8815390, Email: youngst@bangla.net
  • Stop N Shop, House # 23, Road # 27 (Old), Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka-1205, Tel: 9112738

: Jewellery Showrooms :

  • Amin Jewellers, Gulshan-2, Tel: 8820698,8820696,8812347,
  • Govt. New Market, Tel: 8614137,8619732 73.
  • Baitul Market, Tel: 9555873-4, 955139077,
  • Baitul Mularram, Tel: 9555871, 9559302
  • Apan Jewellers, B-2, Market, New Circular Road, Dhaka, Tel: 9333698, 418157
  • Aupurba Jewellers, D7, Mouchak Market, Dhaka, Tel: 9331592
  • Chadni Jewellers, 18, Baitul Mokrram (1st Floor) , Dhaka, Tel: 9550987
  • Chandrima Jewellers, 59/A , Baitul Mokarram (1st Floor), Dhaka, Tel: 9552978
  • Gem World, Iqbal Center, 42, Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Dhaka, Tel: 8819280, Fax: 8119824
  • Grameen Jewellers, 79, Baitul Mukarram, Dhaka- 1000, Tel: 9556796, 9556658
  • Mona Jewellers, 13, Baitul Mukarram, Dhaka, Tel: 9550282
  • Sananda Jewellers, 47, Baitul Mukerram (1st Floor), Dhaka, Tel: 9555847
  • Sriti Jewellers, 41, Baitul Mukerram, Dhaka, Tel: 9555861

 

: Jute Goods :

  • Aarong, 1/1, Block A, Lalmatia, Mirpur RoadDhaka, Tel: 8111607, 8111791Gulshan- Tejgaon Link RoadTel: 8821052,8825986, Fax: 8828576E-mail: aarongex@bdmail.net
  • Kumudini, 74, Gulshan Avenue, DhakaTel: 8824284, Fax: 9715318
  • Mayfair International, 277, Elephant Road, Dhaka, Tel: 9331962
  • Nipun, House 1, ROAD 15 , Dhanmondi, DhakaTel: 9115116,8120374, 9661569Fax: 8614184, E- mail: nipunltd@citechco.net

 

: Leather Goods :

  • Absolute Leather Products, 14, Rajuk Avenue (4th Fl.), Motijheel, DhakaTel: 9557788, Fax: 9568347,9560089Email: oriental@ncll.com
  • Craft Line, Sylhet house 12, Abhoy Das RoadTikatuly, Dhaka- 1203Tel: 9553787, 9550322,Fax: 9550322
  • Haroon Leather, 18, Kemal Ataturk Avenue (6th Floor) DhakaTel: 8824976, 8821024, Fax: 8826114
  • Leather Boutuque, F-31, DCC, North Super Market Gulshan, Dhaka, Tel: 603972Leather CenterG-9, DCC North Super MarketGulshan-2, Dhaka, Tel: 602878, 8829624
  • Leather Craft, 130, Govt, New Market, Azimpur. DhakaTel: 509207
  • Leather Emporium, G-5, Dmc North Super Market (ground Floor) Gulshan, Dhaka, Tel: 8810916, 600942
  • Victor Leather Mart, 297, Govt, New Mrket, Dhada, Tel: 504963

 

: Gift and Handicrafts :

  • Aarong, 1/1, Block-A, Lalmatia, Mirpur Road Dhaka Tel: 9111607, 8111791Gulshan-Tejgaon Link Road Tel: 8821052, 8825986, Fax: 8828576Email: aarongex@bdmail.net
  • Archie’s Gallery, Concord Tower, Suite 14-2 (13th Floor)113, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue , Dhaka Tel: 9345924, 9335462, Fax: 9352367Email: cross-time@email:com
  • Asia Gift Corner, B/201, Gulshan Shopping Center Gulshan-1, Dhaka, Tel: 8822997
  • Kanak, Vogue, Champak, Joya, Dhaka Sheraton Hotel, Dhaka, Tel: 9115660
  • Grameen Samogree, 318 Free School Dtreet, HatirpoolSonargaon Road, Dhaka, Tel: 9664876
  • Islam Handicrafts, F- 26, DMC North Super MarketGulshan-2, Dhaka, Tel: 9889147
  • Karupalli, 5, Kawran Bazar, Dhaka- 1215Tel: 323070-4 Email: karu @ citechco. net
  • Kumudini Handicraft, 74, Gulshan Avenue, DhakaTel: 8824284, Fax:9715318
  • Needle Craft, House – 27 , Road- 16 Dhanmondi, DhakaTel: 8112622, Fax: 8116812
  • Nipun Craft Limited, House-1, Road- 15 Dhanmondi, DhakaTel: 9115116, 8120374, 9661569Fax: 8614184, Email: nipunltd@citechco.net
  • Nakshi Katha Kandra, UAE Maitry Complex, Banani, Tel: 602604Shohag Handicrafts F-29, Gulshan-2, Dhaka, Tel: 608978