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Cellular Jail

#Sight Seeing in Andaman & Nicobars

The Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani situated in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India). The prison was known to house many notable Indian activists during the struggle for India's independence. The Cellular Jail is one of the murkiest chapters in the history of the colonial rule in India.

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Andaman & Nicobars
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Time people usually spend here:
1 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
11.6741920°N, 92.7478066°E
Distance from Andaman & Nicobars to Cellular Jail
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Thursday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Cellular Jail..

Overall Rating:4.7

  '4' out of 5
"It's a very nostalgic place for Indians, especially the ones during whose generation, India flight for independence. There are very informative guides here who guide you and provide you with every known piece of information they know. Towards 7 pm, there's a light and sound sir show that narrates the incidents and memories the jail holds. The place has been well maintained and is usually crowded with visitors. You can also catch a good view of Ross island from the top of the jail's towers. Worth a visit for anybody in Port Blair. "
  '5' out of 5
"Lovely place. I enjoyed light and sound show very much. A must visit place if you are planning a trip to Andaman. The story of freedom fighters is heart touching. Do visit this place. :)"
  '5' out of 5
"80%pujabi....desh di azadi lai larhe ....ajj punjabiya nu attwady kahdi hai sarkar......slam hai ohna desh lai mar mitan wale parwaneya nu ...jinha di kurbani sadka asi azadi da nigh manh rahe ha "
  '5' out of 5
"The place will give you goose bumps after listening to the history of this place. Would definitely suggest to see the Light and sound show."
  '5' out of 5
"It's a magnificent place, esp. for Indians to visit n understand the struggle that our freedom fighters went through. My advice is to hire one of the guides there, as they would explain all the important events that's happened there Do visit the sound n light show. Although the technicalities (effects) of the show are not great, the story is powerful..."

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