Cellular Jail

Atlanta Point
Port Blair, AN - 744104

Type: Landmarks
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Embark on a poignant journey into India's colonial history with a visit to the Cellular Jail in Port Blair, a solemn monument that bears witness to the sacrifices made during the struggle for independence. Built by the British in 1906, this formidable structure served as a notorious prison for political dissidents, earning it the moniker Kala Pani or Black Water. The Cellular Jail stands as a symbol of the resilience and indomitable spirit of freedom fighters who endured harsh conditions within its solitary cells. Today, the jail has been transformed into a national memorial, offering visitors a poignant glimpse into the hardships faced by those who fought for India's freedom. Explore the museum within the complex, which narrates the stories of the incarcerated heroes through exhibits and artifacts. A visit to the Cellular Jail is a solemn and reflective experience, inviting you to pay homage to the valiant individuals who played a pivotal role in shaping the nation's destiny.

Besides this landmark, there are five more landmarks listed in Port Blair. There's also nineteen attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Cellular Jail on the map above.

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