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Cellular Jail

Port Blair, Port Blair, South Andaman Island, India
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Ranked #2 of 20 attractions in Port Blair
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: Built between 1896 and 1908, this jail was home to hundreds of freedom fighters.
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Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

The jail is well preserved and reminds us of the sacrifice of our freedom fighters. The gallows and the oil extracting area makes you shudder.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

You need to visit this site in the morning to see the jail and then once again visit it in the evening at 6 pm to view the light and sound show to know about the atrocities committed on the freedom fighters. Most of us have not been part of the freedom struggle hence we must not forget how they... More

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

light and sound show is good and voice of amitabh bacchan gives you the full history of the place.dont miss it.

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Ajmer, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Go and visit this place to see the condition in which the indian prisoners were kept by the british government. It will definitely boil your blood a little. Must visit for all national historians.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I only attended the light show. It was a very old fashioned show and was not interesting. The show should be updated a little as time passes. I wish I had visited it in day time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is The Best place ...where ..All people want to go...This is ..the place where u can't ..stop your tears..by Seeing...Some Evidence ....Overall a thrilling ..Jail

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Varanasi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

One place where all Indians must visit to break the stereotype of "Kaala Paani" or Black Water as it is known. Understanding Indian history, specially India's battle for Independence. the light and sound show is breathtaking and encapsulating.

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

visit cellular jail and attend light show. it gives a good insight into andaman settlement and cellular jail history.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

It was very emotional to witness what our feedom fighters did..reading the stories of their unending struggle!! Sound and light show was also worth watching!!

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Nagpur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Should see this place. The light show narrates the torture faced by our freedom fighter. From Terrace you can see the Ross Islands.

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