Attractions

Top Choice Historic Building in Port Blair

Cellular Jail National Memorial

A former British prison, the Cellular Jail National Memorial now serves as a shrine to the political dissidents it once jailed. Construction began in 1896 and it was completed in 1906 – the original seven wings (sev…
Museum in Port Blair

Anthropological Museum

This museum provides a thorough and sympathetic portrait of the islands’ indigenous tribal communities. The glass display cases may be a tad old school, but they don’t feel anywhere near as ancient as the simple geo…
Museum in Port Blair

Samudrika Naval Marine Museum

Run by the Indian Navy, this museum has a diverse range of exhibits with informative coverage of the islands’ ecosystem, tribal communities, plants, animals and marine life (including a small aquarium). Outside is a…
Historic Site in Port Blair

Chatham Saw Mill

Located on Chatham Island (reached by a road bridge), the saw mill was set up by the British in 1883 and was one of the largest wood processors in Asia. The mill is still operational, and while it may not be to ever…
Beach in Port Blair

Corbyn’s Cove

No one comes to Port Blair for the beach, but if you need a break from town, Corbyn’s Cove has a small curve of sand backed by palms. The coastal road here is a scenic journey, and passes several Japanese WWII bunke…
Landmark in Port Blair

Aberdeen Bazaar

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

WWII Bunker

A reminder of Japanese occupation during WWII.
Monument in Port Blair

Gandhi Statue

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

Clock Tower

Central landmark standing in the heart of Port Blair’s busy Aberdeen Bazaar.