Attractions

Museum in Sylhet

Museum of the Rajas

This minuscule two-room museum located in the heart of Zinda Bazar was the former family home of mystic, poet and songwriter Dewan Hasan Raja Chowdhury (1854–1922), who has now become a Bengali folk-music legend of …
Museum in Sylhet

Osmani Museum

This small, colonial-era house is dedicated to General Osmani, a key figure in the Liberation War. If you're really keen to visit, be warned that there's little inside that generates more interest than an algebra le…
Mausoleum in Sylhet

Shrine of Hazrat Shah Jalal

This fascinating and atmospheric shrine of the revered 14th-century Sufi saint Shah Jalal is one of Bangladesh's biggest pilgrimage sites. Housing a mosque (masjid) and the main tomb (mazar), the complex is accessed…
Bridge in Sylhet

Kean Bridge

The more central of the two bridges spanning the Surma River, Kean Bridge hails from the British era and was repaired after being damaged by Pakistani bombers during the Liberation War. It's no architectural wonder,…
Gate in Sylhet

East Darga Gate

This main gate leads to the shrine of Hazrat Shah Jalal from the east.
Gate in Sylhet

Northwest Darga Gate

This gate leads to the shrine of Hazrat Shah Jalal from the northwest.
Gate in Sylhet

Southwest Darga Gate

This gate leads to the shrine of Hazrat Shah Jalal from the southwest.
Mosque in Sylhet

Mosque

This everyday mosque stands by the river, overlooking Kean Bridge.