Established in 1979, Nilkhet is the oldest and largest book market in the heart of the capital, near Dhaka University. Nilkhet Book Market is a sprawling treasure trove with a rich history and a vast collection catering to the diverse needs of students, scholars, and book enthusiasts.
Nilkhet Book Market, with its estimated 2500 stalls, is not just a market; it’s a haven for those seeking knowledge and literary delights. You’ll find an extensive range of books, from academic essentials to global literary gems, at unbelievably low prices. Whether you’re a college student, a university scholar, or a book lover, Nilkhet is your one-stop solution.
|Academic textbooks, fiction, medical books, BCS preparation materials, local and international publications – Nilkhet has everything.
|Printing and Photocopying Shops:
|Avail low-cost printing and copying services for your academic and professional needs.
|Find a variety of stationery and educational materials to complement your learning journey.
Plan your visit easily, as the Book Market operates daily from 10 am to 7 pm, except for Tuesdays when closed.
Please note that the Market observes closures on national holidays, including International Mother Language Day (21st February), Independence Day (26th March), Victory Day (16th December), and National Mourning Day (15th August).
In a testament to the resilience of the Nilkhet community, the market faced a massive fire on 22nd February 2022. Though the tragic incident resulted in substantial losses for the shop owners, the combined efforts of 10 firefighting units managed to bring the situation under control. Fortunately, there were no serious injuries reported during this challenging time.
Visit Nilkhet Book Market, where knowledge meets affordability, and every page tells a story. Discover the joy of learning amidst the vast offerings of this iconic literary hub.