10 Places To Visit In Port Blair For Having An Encounter With The History Of The Town!

by Travel Guide learn To Explore New Things

Port Blair is the place to land for Andaman and Nicobar Islands tour in India. However, you can see its rich history, culture, and heritage in Port Blair. It is advisable to see the below-mentioned places first before seeing the other attraction of this island. It is a tourist-friendly place.

You must check your Amazing Port Blair holiday travel packages include the below-mentioned ten places to see.

1.       Cellular Jail

The colonial history of the British starts in Andaman and Nicobar Islands with the building of Cellular Jail in Port Blair. This is the place, where the freedom fighters of India were imprisoned. It is a mystery that, no one returned to India, who was jailed in this complex.

2.       Cellular Jail Museum

You can see the history of this jail in its museum complex. You can find the models of jail staffs, prisoners, and old photos, which will make you cry. This is the best place to see how the prisoners were kept in the inhuman condition in this jail.

3.       Chatham Saw Mill

This is the Saw Mill built in the time of British Raj in India. Andaman and Nicobar Islands are known for its lumbering industry. The Port Blair is the site to process them. This mill is still working in good condition. Majority of the woodworks present in these islands are made from this place.

4.       Forest Museum

This is the only place to see the history of this island people living with forestry work. You can buy many wooden artworks from this museum. This is a small museum and worth seeing. The wood works of the tribal people living on this island are handcrafted.

5.       Japanese War Bunker

This is a historical and heritage place to see in Port Blair tour. You can find the old bunkers, which has been present since the world war. It is still preserved in good condition. It will take an hour to see this attraction, which is in Ross Island.

6.       Kalapani Museum

It is the only museum to see the history, culture, and heritage of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in one place. There are photos, which are taken in the British rule still preserved in this museum. You can find many models representing its heritage.  

7.       Param Vir Chakra Memorial

You must visit this place to say Jai Hind and salute our departed Jawans. This is inside the Marine Park. It is a peaceful place as this memorial is. It will take an hour time only to see this war memorial place in Port Blair.  

8.       Samudrika Naval Marine Museum

You must reach Delanipur to see this Museum, which is governed by the India Navy. It preserves the rich history of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It does display the importance of marine life. You can see the environmental issue of this island too.

9.       Viper Island

This is the site to see some of the ruins British ship and other crafts. These are scattered across this island. You can see how the British started to construct the Jail from this location. This is a historical site to see once on Viper Island. You must not miss seeing its Hilltop Gallows, which looks like a haunted place.

10.   Zonal Anthropological Museum

This is the only place to see how the tribal people of this island made history by doing shell art, wood works, and metal works since the ancient time. You can see the models of such authentic stuff, which you have never seen them before.

Exciting Andaman holiday tour packages are cheaper to book through an online channel. You will get some discounts and offers on your accommodation and flight tickets.

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