Places to visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Tourist places Sightseeing
Tourist places to visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands are Cellular Jail, water sports,Childrens traffic park, Gandhi park, Corbyn’s Cove Tourism Complex, Chatham saw mill, mini zoo, Anthropological museum, Samudrika, naval museum, ZSI museum.
Tourist places to visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands are :
Built by the British in 1906. Because it was entirely made up of single cells to keep prisoners in solitary confinement the prison acquired the name,’ cellular’.
Originally it was a seven pronged structure, with a dominant central tower with a honeycomb of corridors.
Today only three prongs are left standing-a witness to the horrors were perpetrated by the British rulers on the Indian freedom fighters during the colonial period.
For those who love freedom and are aware of the heroic saga of the Indian Freedom struggle, the Jail is now a place of pilgrimage and was declared a National Memorial on 30th December, 1997.
Watch the son at limier, shows daily at 1800 hrs .(Hindi) at 1915 hrs (English). The light and sound show brings to life the stirring story of the Indian Freedom struggle. There is also a Museum and an art. It is top in the list of places to visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Gallery open on all days except Monday from 0900-1200 hrs. and 1400-1700 hrs.
Andaman Water Sports Complex
A sports complex with a difference which has facilities for adventure filled water sports like Kayaks, Aqua Glide, Bumper boats, Rowing Boats, Aqua cycle and a Saline Water Swimming Pool. Enjoy nature walks, food plazas, changing room. Also there is a memorable built as a reminder of the Battle of Aberdeen, which was fought in May 1859 between the British Army and the Andaman Aborigines.
Children’s Traffic Park
Set up by the Traffic Police to create awareness about traffic rules among young children. The joy ride on a tour train makes the trip here even more enjoyable.
Dilthaman Tank, the only source of drinking water in Port Blair, was developed into Gandhi Park within just 13 days. Facilities include Children’s Park, Deer & Bird Park, Water Sports, Japanese Temple, Bunker, Restaurants and a lake.
Corbyn’s Cove Tourism Complex
Just 7 kms away from the town, Corbyn Cove is the beach for those who love swimming, surfing and sun basking. Facilities include: water sports, change room, restaurant and bar. It is top in the list of places to visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Chatham Saw Mill
One of the oldest & the largest saw mills in Asia- the Chatham Saw Mill is built on a small island. A bridge connects it to Port Blair. It is a storage house of countless varieties of timber like Satinwood, Pad auk, Marble and Gurjan. This island also houses the second largest wharf of Andaman islands which facilitates to berth here.
Here can be seen some of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands rare species of endemic birds and animals. It is situated in Haddo, Port Blair.
Open 6 days a week except Mondays and other public holidays, this museum is a terrific encyclopedia on the life of the Paleolithic Islanders. It is top in the list of tourist places to visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Samudrika( Naval Maine Museum)
Located close to the Andaman Teal House, Port Blair, it is an ideal to understand the different aspect of oceanic environment. On display, are various varieties of hells, corals and colourful fish. It is top in the list of tourist places to visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Lies close to the Andaman Teal House, Delanipur. At the Zoological Survey of India Museum and Research Library every possible varieties of butterflies, corals, centipedes, sponges etc. is readily available.
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