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…
- Top ChoiceCellular Jail National Memorial
- Ross Island (Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Dweep)
Ross Island feels like a jungle-clad Lost City, à la Angkor Wat, except here the ruins are Victorian English rather than ancient Khmer. The former British…
- 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.