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Sukanta's Dhamrai Metal Crafts

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Superb hand craftmanship done the real way

Exquusite hand made brass casting work which is a dying art. A family business on this site for... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
Luke M
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Auckland, New Zealand
Dhamrai by Bus from Dhaka

We can do 1 day trip to Dhamrai by bus from Gabtoli bus station. 1hrs, 40 taka. Arrive to the bus... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2018
Anna N
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71-A Rathkhola | Dhamrai, Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Exquusite hand made brass casting work which is a dying art. A family business on this site for over 100 years and what a fantastic way to get some real original Bangladesh culture. The trip out to the town is approx 2 hours (due to...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

We can do 1 day trip to Dhamrai by bus from Gabtoli bus station. 1hrs, 40 taka. Arrive to the bus station, walk 1.3km to the baza, there is an old house just behind the Hindu Temple. I got some brass or coper jeweries from...More

1  Thank Anna N
Reviewed December 14, 2017

I went there with my family on a day tour. It was a wonderful experience. The owner is very curtious, amicable and friendly. This is a family run business and they value relationships! Love their metal crafts. You can have a detailed experience of how...More

2  Thank Mashuk A
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Lost Wax Metal Craft is an ancient technique which has a rich historical Past . And this is the right place to experience that .

1  Thank Eshita17
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

If you haven't been there just go! I am a fan. Some amazing work. Meta crafting is a lost art yet Sukanto and family is still holding onto it. I must visit and go and get some of this art before it disappears from this...More

1  Thank Zaved A
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Definitely a worthwhile visit if you are in Dhaka. Can be see in a day tour from Dhaka. The metal shop gives you a tour of the workshop and also has a shop selling beautiful Hindu statues. These are real works of art.

1  Thank PeeTee56
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Amazing craftsmanship ...they are maintaining this family business/tradition for more than 70 years....This is the best place in dhaka for metal crafts ....a large variety of items...wonderful collection....a must visit place for collectors.....

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Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

If you get the opportunity you should drive out to this place and spend part of a day enjoying the town. They have been making metal works here for a long time. The local craftsmen and store owners will do their best to explain the...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Being a resident of Dhaka, I had absolutely no idea of the existence of this place. It is a couple of my friends from outside of Bangladesh who kind of pushed me to get here and well I now think that was such a great...More

Thank Anik_Rahman
Reviewed April 18, 2016

We learned and watched how these incredibly talented artists use the lost wax method to create beautiful and very labor intensive bronze statues. Each one is one of a kind, no two are alike. This is a dying art form. If you have the opportunity...More

1  Thank Diane S
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