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Address: Port Blair, Port Blair, South Andaman Island, India
Phone Number: 9007742360
Description: Built between 1896 and 1908, this jail was home to hundreds of freedom...
Built between 1896 and 1908, this jail was home to hundreds of freedom fighters.
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Proud to be Indian

This place is full of positive energy of our freedom fighters, we are proud to be Indians atleast we have the courage to bear the pain. I can't express my thoughts actually i am... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

This place is full of positive energy of our freedom fighters, we are proud to be Indians atleast we have the courage to bear the pain. I can't express my thoughts actually i am speechless my hands are shivering to write the truth of Cellular Jail it's better to visit this place you will be proud to be INDIAN. would... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

Light and Sound show is one thing one should plan for sure when visiting Andaman & Nicobar . Show makes you feel as if the history is happening in front of you . It brings pain & struggle our freedom had taken to see our country a free India .

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Getting tickets for the Light and Sound show was tedious and we ended up standing in line for half an hour just to realize that the tickets were for the Hindi show and that the English show tickets would be available only a few hours later. Try arranging for tickets in advance from your hotel/ travel company. The jail has... More 

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Patiala, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

This was best part of the trip. It takes you to the past right in the time of the pain and suffering of our freedom fighters where you can actually feel the nostalgia and the light and sound show leaves you spellbound. it is a must watch. This jail has a great historic significance and once you enter there, you... More 

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

This is one of the MUST VISITS of Port Blair,so rich in history. Children are simply spell bound by the sights,museums,graphic description of prison life.Try to get the front seats in the sound and light show.Visit here requires extensive walking and climbing of stairs(optional),if you choose to visit the cells on the upper floors.Toilets are available but could do with... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

The place is sooo much heritage.One will find the names of our freedom fighters engraved on walls.The dark cells,the platform for hanging,the 7 towers of jails...its a shivering & thrilling experience.Later,the light & sound show in the evening can be termed as the best attraction for this place.Its a must watch

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Most important place to be if u r in port Blair. Light n sound show in d evening is spectacular, will give you a true n live feel of freedom fighters being tortured in Kaala Pani. Each corner of the cellular jail has a story to tell. Each corner has a lot of hidden pain in it. U will b... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Visited in the evening....saw the tiny cells, climbed to the roof for some lovely views....this was the best part of the jail, not the jail itself. Stayed for the sound and light show, but wasnt impressed by it.

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Not a bad place to visit if you are interested in details about freedom struggle. The sound and light show is OK. Make sure you procure the tickets for that early in the day. Most of the structure has been destroyed over the past few decades, though 3 segments of the initial 7 remain. The room where Veer Savarkar was... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Place of historial and patriotic importance. One will not know the importance of this place unless he/she attends the sound and light show, which will definitely give u goose bumps. Show starts at 6.00 pm.

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