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Address: Port Blair, Port Blair, South Andaman Island, India
Phone Number: 9007742360
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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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Good place to spend evening at this place

Its historic place where we can get good view of sea as well from top. There is sound and light show which is patriotic.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Its historic place where we can get good view of sea as well from top. There is sound and light show which is patriotic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My father, now 74, had long wished to visit this place...guess, it has more significance to his generation than mine..but i arranged a visit for him...It was an eye opener for me..the british architecture was superb, the jail is built in the shape of a starfish, with 4 wings destroyed by Japanese bombing and 3 wings remaining...but the barbarism and... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The construction of this place has been so symmetrical that you would wonder how were they able to build it so precisely back then. Light and Sound show adds further charm to this beautiful place which signifies our ancestors struggle and build the symmetry.

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Hyderabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The reality buried in the dark. Watch the sound and light program. Worth your time and watch to understand the pain our freedom fighters have gone through.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

A historic place, will make you connect with history of this place by a wonderful light and sound show, which was very well managed. Very clean and coordinated!

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Thank You Ayush Tours and Travels,Iam Happy from your Services.all Hotel services is good,Driver behavior is good Sanjay Parakash Delhi

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

The air in this place still boasts of many tales of bravery & candour of our freedom fighters. A must visit place.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

It is a must go when you are in Port Blair. It gives you a glimpse of the history of the place and what it has been all about. Personally it took me back to all the stories around fight to freedom in India.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The jail is quite beautifully managed. Very clean. Garden is also very beautiful. There is small museum which displayed struggle which our freedom fighter gone through. There is light and sound show as well which narrates story of our freedom fighter and Britishers. We were group of four and only I was the one who remain awake till story ended... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I missed the Jail visit and instead went only for the light and sound show.. which i sort of regret.. 45 mins for a show seems too long.. anyways it is a good informative show which tells you the history of the island and you feel patriotic in the end, The jail visit happens till 4.30 Pm and light sound... More 

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Address: Port Blair, Port Blair, South Andaman Island, India
Phone Number: 9007742360
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Andaman and Nicobar Islands  >  South Andaman Island  >  Port Blair

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