Shrine of Saint Hazrat Shah Jalal is the most historical
interest in Sylhet town.
Today, more than six hundred years after his death, the
shrine is visited by innumerable devotees of every caste
and creed, who make the journey from far away places.
Legend says, the great saint who came from Delhi to
preach Islam and defeated the then Hindu Raja (king)
Gour Gobinda, transformed the witchcraft followers of
the Raja into catfishes which are still alive in the
tank adjacent to the shrine Swords, the holy Quran and
the robes of the holy saint are still preserved in the