Cellular Jail, Port Blair

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  • Address: Near to G.B. Pant Hospital, Atlanta Point, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar islands, India
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:15 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 10 INR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Estate, Memorial, Family And Kids
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About Cellular Jail, Port Blair

The Cellular Jail situated in Port Blair is a national memorial and used to house many notable Indian activists during the struggle for India's independence. This is the jail where ‘dangerous criminals’ used to be sent to when they had a ‘Kala Paani ki Saza’ ruling. The jail stands witness to the sufferings of the freedom fighters and patriots of India. Within the jail is a museum, an art gallery and a photo exhibit. The story India’s freedom struggle is brought alive in a moving Son-et-Lumiere (light and sound show) which is shown daily inside the jail compound at 6:00 pm in Hindi and 7:15 pm in English.

Cellular Jail Ticket Prices

  • Entry Rs.10
  • Light and sound show for Adult Rs.20
  • Kids between 5 and 12 Rs.10
  • Photo Camera Rs.25
  • Video Camera Rs.100

Cellular Jail Opening and Closing Hours

Light and Sound Show timings:

  • Hindi show at 6:00 pm.
  • English show at 7:15 pm.

How To reach Cellular Jail by Public Transport

  • Mohanpura Central bus stand

Restaurants Near Cellular Jail

  • Zafran Restaurant
  • Annapurna Cafeteria

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