Places of Attraction: Pottery village, Baliati Palace, Brass artisan village and National Martyr Monument.
Guide will pick you up from hotel lobby (hotel would be located at Gulshan, Banani, Baridhara area) and start for Manikganj located about 65 kilometers north west of the capital city of Dhaka.
Visit Baliati Palaces. Gobinda Ram Shaha was a Zamindar and salt merchant, built the palaces during 18 th century. There are seven palaces occupies around 5.88 acres of land, enclosed within a moat and a perimeter wall. There are about 200 rooms inside the premises. The Zamindars left the area for India after the India-Pakistan separation in 1947.
Take half an hour drive to Nayarhat Bazaar Dhamrai, leave the car and take a boat ride to the Pottery Village named Kakran. You can enjoy making pot with clay by the traditional way moving wheel by hands at a potter’s yard.
Cruise back to Nayarhat Bazaar and drive to Nabinagar for lunch.
Brass Artisan Village
Drive back to Dhamrai and visit the Brass Artisan Village. Enjoy the beautiful metal crafts work and you can buy some products from the workshop by factory price.
National Martyr Monument
Drive back to Dhaka. En-route visit the National Martyr Monument at Savar. The monument was built in to commemorate the martyrs of war of independence 1971. Plans for the monument were initiated in 1976. The main structure and the artificial lake and other facilities were completed in 1982. It was inaugurated at 16 December 1982. The natural setup of the surroundings of the site and the architectural design of the monument has got extra ordinary attraction. You will amaze to observe some of the fascinating tree plantations are where every head of states like President or Prime of the respective country visited the monument had planted a sapling as a part of the protocol.
Drop off at hotel.