Cellular Jail

  • Once served as the colonial prison, much dreaded , housed Indian prisoners  exiled by the British Government
  • Freedom fighters such as Veer Savarkar and Batukeshwar Dutt were imprisoned here
  • Now serves as a national memorial monument
  • A historic landmark in Port Blair for its dark and brutal past
  • Rebels from all over India, Burma and Karachi were exiled for life in this prison
  • Was taken over by Japanese troops in 1942 during WW II, and in a surprise turn, saw many British troops as inmates
  • 6.2 kms from Corbyn’s Cave
  • 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • 1:30 pm - 4:45 pm (Monday off)
Entrance Fee
  • Entry Fee : INR 5 per person,
  • Camera charges : INR 10
  • Video camera : INR 50 
Restaurants nearby
  • Full Moon Café , Govindnagar no.3, Havelock Island , +91-99332-54220
  • New Lighthouse Restaurant , Marina Park, Opposite Municipal Guest house
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