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“Centuries old Peaceful Shrine in Sylhet!”
Review of Shahjalal Dorgha

Shahjalal Dorgha
Ranked #4 of 18 things to do in Sylhet City
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Hazrat Shah Jalal (Rh) is a renowned Sufi Muslim figure in Bengal and is associated with the spread of Islam into north-eastern Bengal. According to history, he arrived in Sylhet in 1303. Thousands of devotees visiting daily from different parts of the country in his shrine as it is famous in Sylhet as well as throughout Bangladesh. One of the largest mosques in Sylhet was built at the Dargah (Tomb). There are lager number of pigeons flying around the Dargah and stay there. There are also fishes in the Dragah. It’s a centuries old historical peaceful shrine to visit in Sylhet.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Hazrat Shah Jalal (Ra) came to preach Islam in this region. He came with 360 followers reached Bengal and joined the Muslim army in the Sylhet . After his death, he is buried at Dargah Mahallah, Sylhet. It is now the Tomb of Hazrat Shah Jalal. The exact date of Shah Jalal's death is debated, but Ibn Battuta claims he died on March 15, 1346. He left behind no descendants and was buried in Sylhet in a dargah (tomb shrine), which is located in a neighborhood now known as Dargah Mahalla.

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

A must visit place in Sylhet. It is a crowded place. I found it was open from early morning to midnight. There are several reasonable hotels in this area for staying. Be careful while shopping, a good bargain would help.

Thank Shihab M
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Sylhet is city of Majors and tea forest. Well, the place was neat and clean, too many stalls outside the place and the shoppers was pushing to buy things.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I grew up here and indeed attended such events, witnessing grave worship, which is totally insane and forbidden. Islam has 3 holy places, Mecca, Madina and the Occupaied Land where the Dome of the rock is. Muslims do not or should not worship anything or object accept the Creator of all things. May these be people be guided back to common sences. I

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