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Shutki Palli

Shutki Palli is a place where dry fish is produced. This labor intensive industry does not use any kind of sophisticated equipment. The place is on the way to Lembur Bon. Here tourists can enjoy the process of shutki (dry fish) preparation, buy shutki as well as fresh fish. Many travelers engage in discussions with the fishermen and the shutki (dry fish) producers.


How To Go

From Dhaka, you can reach Kuakata directly from Gabtali or Sayedabad bus stand in multiple transport vehicles including BRTC, Druti Paribahan, Sakura Paribahan. You can also rent a car from anywhere. However, after Barisal, you have to cross the Lebukhali ferry to reach Kuakata by road.

From Dhaka Sadarghat, get in the luxury double-decker MV Parbat, MV Beach, MV Sundarbans, MV Sampad, MV Prince of Barisal, MV Patarhat, MV Upakul Launch Cabin in the morning to Patuakhali or You can reach the tourist center Kuakata by getting off at Kalapara, adding a rent-a-car and taking a bus on the Patuakhali-Kuakata route. Launches on the mentioned routes from Dhaka leave the launch dock between 5 pm and 6 pm.