Must-see attractions in Port Blair

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    Cellular Jail National Memorial

    A former British prison, the Cellular Jail now serves as a shrine to the political dissidents it once imprisoned. Construction began in 1896 and was…

  • Anthropological Museum

    Port Blair's engaging anthropology museum provides a thorough and sympathetic portrait of the islands’ indigenous tribal communities. The glass display…

  • Corbyn’s Cove

    No one comes to Port Blair for the beach, but, if you need a break from town, this small curve of silver sand backed by palms sits 6km south of central…

  • Chatham Sawmill

    On Chatham Island (reached by a road bridge), Port Blair's sawmill was set up by the British in 1883 and was one of the largest wood processors in Asia…

  • Samudrika Naval Marine Museum

    Run by the Indian Navy, this diverse museum provides helpful insight into the islands’ ecosystems, tribal communities, flora and fauna (including a small…

  • Aberdeen Bazaar

    This is the bustling heart of Port Blair with places to shop, eat and stay, as well as banks, travel agents and other offices.

  • WWII Bunker

    A reminder of Japanese occupation during WWII.

  • Gandhi Statue

    Like most Indian cities, Port Blair has a memorial statue of Mahatma Gandhi standing in a busy roundabout.

  • Clock Tower

    This pale yellow clock is a central landmark in the heart of Port Blair’s busy Aberdeen Bazaar.