Cellular Jail National Memorial
A former British prison that is now a shrine to the political dissidents it once jailed, Cellular Jail National Memorial is worth...
You found Nemo! Or his formaldehyde-preserved corpse, which screams in silent accusation at you from the rows of glass jars that...
Opposite the aquarium, the Olympic-sized public swimming pool is clean enough, and open to men only 6.30am to 8am and 5pm to 6pm, to...
New Lighthouse Restaurant
The New Lighthouse is the sort of open-air seafood place autorickshaw drivers recommend because they assume this is what Port Blair...
Lonely Planet review
Visiting Ross Island feels like discovering a jungle-clad Lost City, à la Angkor Wat, where the ruins happen to be Victorian English rather than ancient Khmer. The former administrative headquarters for the British in the Andamans, Ross Island is an essential half-day trip from Port Blair. In its day, little Ross was fondly called the ‘Paris of the East’ (along with Pondicherry, Saigon etc…). But the cute title, vibrant social scene and tropical gardens were all wiped out by the double whammy of a 1941 earthquake and the invasion of the Japanese (who left behind some machine-gun nests that are great fun to poke around in).