Port Blair


Port Blair on South Andaman Island is the capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, an Indian territory in the Bay of Bengal. Its seafront Cellular Jail, completed in 1906, hints at its past as a British penal colony and is now a memorial to Indian independence activists. Inland, the Samudrika Marine Museum showcases local marine life. The Anthropological Museum focuses on the islands’ indigenous tribes.
Area: 16.64 km²

Population: 100,186 (2011)

Some of the famous place to visit in Port Blair, India

Ross Island, South Andaman district
Ross Island is an island of the Andaman Islands. It belongs to the South Andaman administrative district, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The island is situated 3 km east from central Port Blair. The historic ruins are a tourist attraction.
Area: 31 ha
Elevation: 45 m
Postal code: 744101
Population: 10 (2011)
Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex

Popular, scenic locale with a jetty offering jet skiing, speed boating & other water activities.
Address: Marina Park Road, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744101, India

Hours:

Wednesday 10AM–6PM
Thursday 10AM–6PM
Friday 10AM–6PM
Saturday 10AM–6PM
Sunday 10AM–6PM
Monday 10AM–6PM
Tuesday 10AM–6PM
Cellular Jail
The Cellular Jail, also known as Kālā Pānī, was a colonial prison in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. The prison was used by the British especially to exile political prisoners to the remote archipelago.
Address: Atlanta Point, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744104, India
Opened: 1906

Hours:

Wednesday 9AM–1PM, 2–5PM
Thursday 9AM–1PM, 2–5PM
Friday 9AM–1PM, 2–5PM
Saturday 9AM–1PM, 2–5PM
Sunday 9AM–1PM, 2–5PM
Monday 9AM–1PM, 2–5PM
Tuesday 9AM–1PM, 2–5PM

Viper Island

Viper Island is an island of the Andaman Islands. It belongs to the South Andaman district of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The island lies 4 km west of Port Blair.
Elevation: 0 cm
Max length: 880 m
Population: 0 (2011)
Largest settlement: Viper Island (RV)
Tehsil: Port Blair
Samudrika Naval Marine Museum
Samudrika Naval Marine Museum is a museum situated in Port Blair in India. The museum is run by the Indian Navy. This museum aims to generate awareness about the environment in the ocean and the marine life.
Address: haddo road, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744102, India

Hours:

Wednesday 9AM–5PM
Thursday 9AM–5PM
Friday 9AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–5PM
Sunday 9AM–5PM
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9AM–5PM