Place of Importance
The Cellular JailThe cellular jail is also known as “Kala Pani”. It’s a colonial prison situated in the Andaman and Nicobar island India. Built Between 1896 and 1908, this jail was a home of hundred of freedom fighter. The prison was used by the British specially to exile political prisoners. The name “cellular jail” derived from the solitary cells which prevented any communication between the prisoners. Many notable freedom fighters such as Veer Savarkar and Batukeshwar were imprisoned here during the struggle of independence. It has been now declared as national memorial by the Indian Administration.
Light & Sound ShowThe show was started in 1989 depicting the pain and suffering of martyrs and atrocities of the British Regime. The one hour light and sound show has actor’s Om Puri’s voice as a major attraction. Other thing which leaves other speechless, are an old banyan tree and the gallows, which actually tell the story of Cellular Jail and its martyrs to the audience with the help of light and sound effects.
Marina ParkMarina Park and Aquarium is the prime attraction in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is located in the unspoiled seashore close proximity to water sports complex. The park has nature’s gift of pristine beauty, stunning sea waves and lush green vegetations. A children’s park with many facilities for kids enjoyment, a toy train and many other amusement facilities make this park a much sought picnic spot. The park offers a beautiful sea view with miniature botanical garden and a statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
Water Sport ComplexThe Andaman Water Sports Complex, also known as the Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex, is located close to the Cellular Jail in the north-west part of Port Blair. It is a well known sport complex in Andaman. The sports complex offers a range of water sports facilities and adventures and thus gives comfortable, safe and enjoyable experience. Sail boats, para sailing, water scooters, rowing boats, kayaks, paddle boats, and water skiing facilities are available in plenty here in this complex. It also offers outboard boat facility with which the travellers can travel up to Ross Island.
Fisheries MuseumThe Museum is located close to the Andaman Water Sport Complex. The museum houses as many as 350 different species of marine life such as live corals, Sharks, Polyp’s starfish and turtles. The Place is ideal for the tourists who are interested in Marine life.
Carbyn's Cove BeachThe beach is at 7 Kms distance from Port Blair. The beach is set in picturesque backgrounds of lush green coconut palms and pleasant sea. It offer all kinds of facilities for an enthusiastic travellers. This is an ideal spot for sun basking and sea bathing. The main attractions in this beach are the inviting water sports activities. It's a perfect location for surfing, scuba diving and boating. Many pill boxes and bunkers established by Japanese add to the attraction of the beach.
Radhanagar BeachRadhanagar Beach is popularly known as Beach no.7.It is one of Asia's top 5 beaches. Radhanagar Beach is in Havelock Island is one of the best beaches in the world. Radhanagar is like a fairy tale scene brought to life. Unbelievably picturesque, flawlessly astonishing disclosure of nature's splendour can be experienced here.