National Marty’s Monument, Metal Craft, Pottery Village


8:00:   Pick up and drive to Dhamrai.

9:00:  Arrive Dhamrai to visit Metal craft village which Once every houses of this village used to be metal craftsman and they used to work with brass. These craftsmen have been in this trade for the last hundreds of years and supplied the greater India with statues for temples, utensils for homes and decoration.

10:30:  Later visit  Kakran pottery village, Savar. Then the accompanied guide will arrange a boat to take you to Kakran village leaving the vehicle at Nayarhat. The boat journey will be around 20-30minutes.Earlier, when there was widespread use of pots & utensils made from clay, most of the people of this village used to be potters. Now you will see that only few families are still trying to hold this profession as their living. But you will be amazed by their traditional technique.

12:30: Transfers to a local restaurant to take you’re lunch.

13:30 : Visit the national Marty’s Monument, and pay your respect to those who gave their lives in the war of independence in1971against Pakistan.

14:30:  Drive for Dhaka to your hotel.

16:00: Arrive Dhaka and drop off where we say goodbye.

End of the tour.



  • Pick up and drop from one convenient location.
  • Sightseeing and entrance as per the above itinerary.
  • AC car / microbus / bus for the journey.
  • Lunch in a Bangladeshi Restaurant / in a fast food restaurant
  • Mineral water for drinking
  • An English speaking guide during the sightseeing


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Available departures

Pottery Village  & Boat cruise:
The tour will continue to Nayarhat, where you will leave the vehicle and take a short boat journey to Kakran. Here most villagers are engaged in the pottery trade. The use of clay pots and utensils is slowly disappearing, posing a threat to the traditional livelihood of these skilled artisans.  
Metal craft Village:
Dhamrai is in a far suburb of Dhaka. Home to a small Hindu community, Dhamrai is known for its traditional metal craft. There are few families doing their best to keep the traditional technique of lost wax, alive. A visit to their workshop is an eye opener. The skill levels of the craftsmen are simply unbelievable. There are other places to see in Dhamrai, including a five hundred year old temple.
  National Marty’s Monument.
It was built to enshrine the memory of the millions who sacrificed their lives in the liberation war during 1971.It was designed by famous architect Mr. Moinul Hossain.The height of peak of the structure is 50M.The architect used cement concrete to construct the main structure and, adjacent and pavement were made of red brick.The total area of the complex is 34 hectares It is also surrounded by 10 hectares of green field.The constructions were completed at three stages. Initially in 1972, it was spent money to allot the land and to build a road. Secondly mass grave, helipad, parking zone, pavement etc were established. Finally in1982, an artificial lake, green field, cafeteria, housing were built. The monuments shape looks like a Jute sticks bundle.This is the symbol of seven mass movement (Seven pillar) of East Bengal, like (1952,54,56,62,66,69,71)  
(1) Windbreaker / raincoat / umbrella
(2) Snicker shoes for walking.
(3) Hat / Cap for Sun protection.
(4) Sun-burn lotion & insects spray.
(5) Binoculars
(6) Camera & films
(7) Emergency medicine.
(8) A sharp eye to locate interesting objects
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