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Sights to See

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Cellular Jail
Located at Port Blair, Cellular Jail is a mute witness to the inhuman treatment meted out to the soldiers of the freedom struggle, who were put in this Jail.

Dedicated to the nation as a National Memorial, the Jail is now a pilgrimage destination for all. The Son-et-Lumiere show at the Cellular Jail brings alive the history of the freedom struggle. Within the campus of the Cellular Jail are a museum, an art gallery, and a photo gallery, which are open on all days except Mondays from 9. am to 12 noon and 2 pm to 5 pm.



Marina Park
Marina Park offers some of the best experience in amusement and thrills. The first of its kind in India, this amusement park offers attractions that include giant wheel, paratrooper, Dragon Coaster, Children's Traffic Park, Andaman Water Sports Complex. If you want to enjoy one of the best water sports in the country, Marina Park is waiting for you.

Chatham
Chatham island which has one of the biggest and oldest sawmills in Asia.

Gandhi Park
In the heart of Port Blair it is an enticing park comprising Children's Park, Amusement and Entertainment Park, Deer Park, Water sports, Japanese Temple, Nature Walk, Lake, Garden Restaurant. etc. Open daily from 5 am to 9 pm, water sports from 8 am to 8 pm, amusement park from 4 pm to 8 pm (Tel: 230898).

Anthropological Museum
The museum is an ethnographic museum, small but informative, and it showcases the four Negrito tribes of the Andamans and two Mongoloid tribes of the Nicobars. The exhibits include products of their culture, photographic displays depicting the respective cultural backgrounds, models, artefacts and records of exploratory expeditions undertaken.

Open daily except Mondays/holidays between 10.30 am to 1 pm and 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm (Tel: 232291). The Fisheries Museum is also located within this Park. With its display of about 350 species of sea life, rare varieties of coral, the museum reflects the enormous marine life and wealth submerged in the water of these islands. Open: all working days 9 am to 12.30 pm 1 pm to 5 pm Tel: 231473.



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Ross Island
Once the seat of British power and capital of these islands, it stands now as a ruin of the bygone days with the old structure almost in debris. A small museum named "Smritika" houses photographs and other antiques of the British relevant to these islands.

Samudrika (Naval Marine Museum)
This marine museum houses varieties of corals and colourful fishes available in these islands. The museum is located just opposite to Andaman Teal House at Delanipur. Entrance Rs. 10, closed on Mondayc.

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Jolly Buoy and Red Skin Islands
These two islands are situated in the M.G. Marine National Park and offer a breathtaking underwater view of coral and marine life. It is like a beautiful garden under the water. It is an ideal place for snorkelling, sea bathing. One has to reach Wandoor from the city by road (32 km) by bus or taxi and from Wandoor boats leave for these islands at 10 am daily subject to weather condition.



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