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Cellular Jail

 

Cellular jail, located at Port Blair, stood mute witness to the tortures meted out to the freedom fighters, who were incarcerated in the jail, completed in the year 1906 acquired the name “cellular ‘ because it is entirely made up of indivicual cells for the solitary confinement. It originally was a seven prolonged, Puce –coloured building with center –tower acting as its fulcrum and a massive structure comprising honeycomb like corridors. The building was subsequently damaged and presently three out of seven prongs are intact, The jail, Now a place of pilgrimaged for all freedom loving people, has been declared a National Memorial. 

 
 

Son-et-Lumiere (Sound & Light Show)

 

The saga of the heroic freedom struggle, brought alive in a moving Son-et-Lumiere, in the cellular jail. Is very pipular among the tourist, Every day, the Hindi show and Monday,Wednesday and Friday on Second show are English.

 

Ross Island 

 

The Small island in less than a sq.km area that stands right across Port Blair, encompassing in a way the entire life of Andamans. It was once the home of the indigenous tribe – Great Andamanese, whose number dwindled from 5,000 to just 28 within 20 Yearsof the initial British occupied. The Island served as the captial from 1858 till 1941, It was named after Sir Daniel Ross a marine surveyor. It was nick named “The Paris of the East”. When the Japanese occupied it and converted it into a PoW site, Today  It is now under the supervision of the Indian Navy. This island is an ideal destination for nature walk amidst sylvan surroundings with deer’s, peacocks and exotic  The ruins of the church and chief commissioner’s house among overcrowding vines and aerial roots are the most evocative of remains.

 

North Bay ( Coral Island ) 

It is also called “The Gate Way to Port Blair”. This place is famous for its coral reefs, exotic verities’ of beautiful ornamental fishes and water sports activities. The breathtaking stretch of coral bed leaves you spellbound.  North Bay is the foremost snorkeling point of Andaman. Apart from snorkeling and glass-bottom boat ride, scuba diving, underwater sea walk facility is also available at North Bay.

 

 

Viper Island 

 

The Island derives its name from the vessel ‘Viper ‘ in which Lt. Archibald Blair came to theIslands in 1768 with the purpose of establishing a penal settlement. The vessel, it is believed,met with an accident and its wreckage was abandoned near the Island. Gallows built on top of a hillock, visible to all prisoner in the Island, signified death.

 

 The Jail at viper, where prisoners deported from the mainland were confined, was built by the british under supervision of major Fort. Work on the prison was started in 1867. Owing to the working conditions,the jail earned the notorious name Viper chain Gang jail.

 



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