Cellular Jail, Port Blair

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When in Port Blair, history lovers should not miss a tour of Cellular Jail, a prison used to hold political prisoners and dissidents during the independence movement. The prison was built in 1906 by the British, as the number of prisoners being exiled to the Andaman Islands grew with the beginning of the struggle for independence. Take a guided tour of the vast red brick building, a site of torture, hunger strikes, and rebellions. The fortress takes its name from its 693 cells, each one a tiny space used for solitary confinement only. Add Cellular Jail and other attractions to your Port Blair trip itinerary using our Port Blair online vacation planner.
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    Andaman is very good place to visit, and we have great experience with mr Gopal Bhaiya, who plane our tour very easily with reasonable cost. We Got Gopal bhaiya number from Trip advisor. He was a...  more »
  • good place for someone who is looking to know the beautiful history of the place. Light and sound show is amazing here. 
    good place for someone who is looking to know the beautiful history of the place. Light and sound show is amazing here.  more »

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