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Cellular Jail

Address: Port Blair, Port Blair, South Andaman Island, India
Phone Number: 9007742360
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Ranked #2 of 21 Attractions in Port Blair
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Built between 1896 and 1908, this jail was home to hundreds of freedom fighters.
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Built between 1896 and 1908, this jail was home to hundreds of freedom fighters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We have been to this place twice, once in the night to watch the light and sound show, and once in the morning for exploring this historic place. The light and sound show was very good, though the audio could have been better. The story telling and lighting were fabulous. It is a must see while in Port Blair. It... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Its one of the sites which make u remind independece and history of country...its really worth finding time to visit and port blair is known for this place only....gud and very nice

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

really good presentation of the stories of freedom fighters.. it makes u actually feel how life was to them at those dark times..

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Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

cellular jail gives you a true feeling about the indian struggle movement. From the time you enter you feel it and the show really proves that. Must watch!!!

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The Cellular Jail give you an Idea about our freedom fight and the history related to it. The Light and Sound show is amazing and one of a Kind. I was not very interested in going to Cellular Jail but I am glad that I visited the place. Must visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The structure is huge with just two wings remaining, when we are present at the Jail we have a tense feeling and the structure overwhelms you!!

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The visit to the cellular jail has taken me back to the history of freedom fighters and their sacifice for the Nation. It is a must visit place for every Indian. The sound and light show narrates the history of cellular jail and its not to be missed. The tree which stood silent witness narrates this story in first person.... More 

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Kallakkurichi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

A patriotic place for those who struggled for our freedom. Can be 2 hours spend. Please avoid the light and music show if you have infants, kids below 5 years of age and if you dont know hindi language.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

This jail is well maintained with a museum inside it.in the evening there is a light and sound show which one should see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

A must visit in port blair. Very well maintained and very informative museum. A true Indian bound to be emotional once inside the premises. Breathtaking view from the central tower. One should not miss the light and sound show. I and my wife were overwhelmed.

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