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"Shakhari Bazaar" shares a long history more than 400 years with Dhaka city itself. It is one of the oldest localities of Dhaka city, located near the inter-section of Islampur road and Nawabpur Road - the two main arteries of the old city. For centuries Dhaka has been famous for its traditional arts and crafts. The name implies that the area began as a settlement of "Shakharis" or a community of craftsmen specialized in making conch shell ornaments.The buildings of Shakhari Bazaar trace the history and evolution of building crafts, construction and materials of Dhaka for the past few hundread years. Lack of maintenance and repair has resulted in a worn out appearance. Shakhari Bazaar lined with thin slices of richly decorated brick buildings, built during the late Mughal or Colonial period.

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current15:54, 15 April 2018Thumbnail for version as of 15:54, 15 April 2018960 × 685 (113 KB)Tanjilat (talk | contribs)"Shakhari Bazaar" shares a long history more than 400 years with Dhaka city itself. It is one of the oldest localities of Dhaka city, located near the inter-section of Islampur road and Nawabpur Road - the two main arteries of the old city. For centuri...
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