Places To Visit In Port Blair

1 out of 4 Areas To Visit In Andaman-nicobar-islands

Here are the top 15 places to visit in Port Blair

1. Cellular Jail

4.5 /5

12 kms
from city center
1 out of 15
places to visit in Port Blair

The Cellular Jail aka Kala Pani word is derived from Sanskrit words 'Kal' which means Time or Death and 'Pani' which means Water. The Jail 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. Many notable dissidents such as Batukeshwar Dutt and Veer Savarkar were convicted and jailed here during Indian independence struggle. Today, the construction serves as a national memorial monument.

2. Neil Island

4.4 /5

44 kms
from city center
2 out of 15
places to visit in Port Blair

Neil Island is a beautiful island which is more peaceful and less crowded than Havelock. It is a long stretch of sandy beaches from where one can admire the crystal blue water.

3. Ross Island

4.4 /5

13 kms
from city center
3 out of 15
places to visit in Port Blair

A couple of kilometers away from Port Blair, Ross Islands were the British administrative headquarters of the islands till 1941.

4. Corbyn's Cove Beach

3.4 /5

15 kms
from city center
4 out of 15
places to visit in Port Blair

Corbyn's Cove is the nearest beach to Port Blair. It is quite popular among tourists as well as locals.

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5. Rutland Island

3.7 /5

34 kms
from city center
5 out of 15
places to visit in Port Blair

Rutland, lined with virgin beaches, is one of the lesser visited of all the islands located in the southern part of Great Andaman archipelago.

6. Viper Island

3.6 /5

10 kms
from city center
6 out of 15
places to visit in Port Blair

Years before Cellular Jail was constructed, Viper Island was used by the British to keep the freedom fighters in exile. You can still see the remains of the jail which was built in 1867 by the British.

7. Wandoor Beach

3.6 /5

17 kms
from city center
7 out of 15
places to visit in Port Blair

A small village in the southern part of South Andaman, Wandoor is most recognized for its Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park.

8. Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park

3.5 /5

18 kms
from city center
8 out of 15
places to visit in Port Blair

Located in the south-western coast of the Andaman Islands, Wandur National Park is a marine life conservation area situated at a distance of 25 km from the capital city of Port Blair.

9. Shopping in Andaman

3.3 /5

12 kms
from city center
9 out of 15
places to visit in Port Blair

Since tourism is still in its early stages here, so there is not too much that you can buy from here and take as souvenirs for friends and family.

10. Jolly Buoy Island

22 kms
from city center
10 out of 15
places to visit in Port Blair

Jolly Buoy Island is amongst the archipelago of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is a part of Mahatma Gandhi National Park. The clean and serene water with white sand beaches will provide for a great vacation. You will be able to explore the rich marine life including colourful corals reefs and fishes in this place with the means of water activities.

11. Sandbar Beach

188 kms
from city center
11 out of 15
places to visit in Port Blair

Sandbar Beach is basically a long stretch of sand that connects two islands, Ross and Smith in Andaman. The stunning scenery created by the densely forested islands and the stretch of white sand is quite unique to the location and draws several tourists to witness it charm. On a clear day when the waves are gentle, one can relax a bit on the Sandbar or go snorkelling and swimming on either side.

12. Chidiya Tapu

3.0 /5

26 kms
from city center
12 out of 15
places to visit in Port Blair

Chidia Tapu is a picturesque little village famous for its natural beauty, numerous resident birds and gorgeous views of the sunset. The tiny island, 25 kms from Port Blair is abundant with lush green mangroves and equatorial forests.

13. Anthropological Museum Port Blair

3.0 /5

12 kms
from city center
13 out of 15
places to visit in Port Blair

The Anthropological Museum, situated in the heart of Port Blair, is an ethnographic museum detailing the lives and cultures of the various tribes that have lived in the Andaman islands. It is a delightful trip for those wishing to understand the history of the islands and explore the lives of the Islanders.

14. Samudrika Naval Marine Museum

3.0 /5

11 kms
from city center
14 out of 15
places to visit in Port Blair

The Samudrika Naval Marine Museum, managed by the Indian Navy, is an amazing source of information for details on the environment in the ocean, its ecosystem and its biodiversity. The museum also provides in-depth knowledge on the history and culture of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

15. Chatham Saw Mill

3.4 /5

9 kms
from city center
15 out of 15
places to visit in Port Blair

Chatham Saw Mill is the biggest and the oldest mill across Asia owned by the Forest Department. The mill is also a storehouse for a variety of woods cut into different shapes and sizes.

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