Hazrat Shahjalal (RA) Shrine of Bangladesh
Hazrat Shahjalal (RA) shrine of the revered 14th-century. Sufi saint Hazrat Shahjalal shrine is one of Bangladesh’s biggest pilgrimage sites.
Shah Jalal’s tomb is covered with rich brocade and the space around it is illuminated with candles in the evenings, lending a magical feel. Non-Muslims can enter here but dress must be elegant. Shoes have to be removed at the steps.
The saint’s sword and robes are preserved within the mosque but aren’t on display. People can also walk around the hillside graveyard behind the shrine.
Being buried near the saint is considered a great honour. Women can enter the complex and there is a special prayer hall for women.
Way to go:
Many buses from Dhaka to Sylhet leaves from Gabtali and Sayedabad bus terminals.Also the buses depart from Fakirapul, Sayedabad and Mohakhali bus stations in Sylhet. In this way, the AC buses are operated by Green Line Transport, Saudia, S Alam Transport, Shyamoli Transport and ENA Paribahan. Rent is from 8th to 1 thousand taka. Besides, Shyamoli Transport, Hanif Enterprise, Unique Service, Non-AC bus passage to ENA Paribahan went to Sylhet. Rent is from 4 hundred to 4,500 taka.