New Market

Rajshahi & Rangpur

The cube of chaos that is New Market, on the way to the train station, is most active in the morning. The market has everything from colourful fabrics and home utensils to souvenirs and handicrafts on sale – a photographer’s paradise.

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Nearby Rajshahi & Rangpur attractions

1. Saheb Bazar

0.48 MILES

Saheb Bazar, in the immediate vicinity of the central junction known as Zero Point, is a heady mix of winding alleys and colourful stores, and is also…

2. Collegiate School

0.65 MILES

Built in 1836, Collegiate School is one of the town's interesting Raj-era buildings, comprising two single-storey structures east of the college with…

3. Fuller House

0.69 MILES

One of a clutch of interesting Raj-era buildings in central Rajshahi, Fuller House is a large two-storey red-brick building built in 1909 that is similar…

5. Rajshahi Government College

0.73 MILES

One of the centre's significant Raj-era buildings, Rajshahi Government College dates back to 1873, when several maharajas donated money to its…

6. Varendra Research Museum

0.74 MILES

This gem of a museum is tucked away in an unassuming building on a quiet street, but can easily take up half a day of your time. Founded in 1910 with the…

7. Bodo Kuthi

0.79 MILES

High on the riverbank in Rajshahi, locked away behind gates and walls, Bodo Kuthi is one of the last remaining examples of the indigo kuthis (factories)…