Hazrat Shah Poran Mazar, Sylhet [Travel Guide]

Hazrat Shah Poran Mazar, Sylhet, Credit: Wikipedia.org

Hazrat Shah Paran (R) was the nephew of Hazrat Shah Jalal (ra). He was also a saintly man. He started his spiritual pursuit by establishing a khanqah in Khadim Nagar in south-west Pargana, about 10 kilometers east of Sylhet city. Shah Parana (ra)'s grave under a huge tree on a big hill.

There is a staircase to the north and south of the shrine premises to move to the top of the shrine. Which shows about 8 to 10 feet high. The manuscript is said to be made in the Mughal period. On the west side of the shrine, there is a three-domed mosque built in the architectural style of Mughal king. In this mosque, about 500 devotees perform Salat together.

About 15/20 feet from the tomb of Mazar, there is a shed-colored house for women tourists in the west of Dahamin. A small section of the building is seen in another house before Dahmani. This house is basically used as a tourist for foreign tourists. There is a pond next to this room, which is used for bathing baths.

Every day thousands of devotees walk in the footsteps of the entire mazar region. Shah Paran (R)'s role in establishing Islam in the Sylhet region and establishing Muslim rule was significant. He preached Islam at different places including Sylhet's Nabiganj, Habiganj.

How to go

By bus Dhaka to Sylhet:

Buses from Dhaka to Sylhet leaves Buses from Gabtali and Sayedabad bus terminals. The buses depart from morning till 12.45 hours, and leave the buses from Fakirapul, Sayedabad and Mohakhali bus stations in Sylhet. In this way, the AC buses are operated by Green Line Transport, Saudi S Alam Transport, Shyamoli Transport and ANA Paribahan. Rent is from 8th to 1 thousand taka. Besides, Shyamoli Transport, Hanif Enterprise, Unique Service, Non-AC bus passage to Anawa Paribahan went to Sylhet. Rent is from 4 hundred to 4,500 taka. Anawa Paribahan buses left from Mohakhali to Tongi Ghorashal to Sylhet.

Sylhet from Dhaka by train:

Intercity train Parabat Express leaves Dhaka at Kamalapur Railway Station on Tuesday noon at 6:40 pm except for Tuesday. The Jayantika Express leaving at 2pm on the weekday and the Waban Express leave at 09:50 pm every day of the week except Wednesday. Without the Friday, the Koli Express will leave at 4 pm every afternoon. The rent is Tk 150-1000. If you go to the train at 9.50 pm, you will have to go to the morning and go to the train at night and if you are sleeping on the train at night then you can begin your journey by leaving the train in the morning and take 7-8 hours.

Chittagong - Sylhet Train:

Apart from Chittagong, Monday, 8th and 15th morning, Pahari Express and Udyan Express at 9:45 pm every Saturday without Saturday. Rent 145 to 1 thousand 191. Ticket price: AC berth Rs 698, AC seat 460 taka, first class berth 425 taka, first class seat 270 taka Snegda 460, Sophon Chair 180 Taka, Shovon 150 Taka, Cheap 95 Taka.

Sylhet by Air / Sylhet by plane:

Biman Bangladesh, United Air, Regent Air, Novo Air and US Bangla Air Airplanes go to Sylhet's Osmani Airport at Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines's internal route of Dhaka-Sylhet ticket
  • Super Saver: 3200 Taka
  • Economy Saver: Tk 3700
  • Economy Flexible: Tk 4200
  • Business Saver: Tk 5900
  • Business Flexible: Tk 6900

At Sylhet Railway Station or Kadamtali bus stand, go to the shrine of Shah Parana (R) with a CNG or autorickshaw.

Where to stay

There are many hotels to stay in Sylhet, you can find any kind of hotel according to your needs and capabilities. Some known hotels are - Hotel Hill Town, Gulshan, Darga Gate, Surma, Kaikobad etc. There are many standard rest houses in low rent in the Lala Bazar area. Hotel Anurag - Single room for 400 rupees (two can stay in Aramas), room for 500 rooms (Normal can accommodate 4).

There are several quality residential hotels in Mazar / Darga Road for the night to be held. Room rent up to 500 / - taka up to 5000 / taka

  • Hotel Rose View (0821-721439) at the Shahjalal suburb of the city.
  • Hotel Star Pacific (0821 727945) at Darga Gate.
  • Hotel Hilton (0821-716077) at VIP Road
  • Hotel Metro International (0821-7111143) in the port city.
  • Hotel Fortuna Garden (0821-715590) in Nayarpur.
  • Hotel Dallas on the Jail Road (0821-720945)
  • Hotel Garden on Link Road (0821-814507).
  • Hotel Palash at Amarkhan (0821-718309)
  • Hotel Dargaigaon (0821-717066) in Darga area
  • Hotel Urmie (0821-714563).
  • Hotel Moon Light at Zindabazar (0821-714850).
  • Gulshan center (0821717118) etc. in Taltala

Where to eat

There are three very good eating hotels in Sylhet Zindabazar for eating. Popular restaurents are Pach Vai , Panshi and Palki. There are about 29 types of Vorta in them.

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