Port Blair is very popular with both Indian and foreign tourists, some areas of the island are reserved for foreigners. Port Blair is a place to see for many reasons. It is the headquarters of all the three service commands of India: the Indian Air Force, Indian Navy, and Coastal Security Force.
Some of the sea beaches here are very popular among the tourists, due to which it is also famous as the "holiday spot". There is also a 19th-century black water prison which in English is also called Black Water Prison. The Black Water Prison was built during British rule in the 19th century.
Here, political persons participating in the ongoing freedom movement in India were kept captive. According to the residents living here, many prisoners were persecuted and were forced to live in harsh conditions.
The Marine Park of Port Blair is a major tourist destination, with mini-tours of the Marine Park spread over 150 islands, where you can enjoy marines life and marina activities. According to your wish, this tour can be extended or reduced from a few hours to a few days. The Andaman Water Sports Complex near the Black Water Jail houses several water sports such as parasailing, water scooters, pedal boats, and kayaking in the afternoon.
The businessmen of these games have a reason, but at the same time, they provide a unique experience to man among nature. The beauty of the weather makes these games enjoyable. Port Blair is connected to many cities in India. Tourists can reach Port Blair by air from Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, and Chennai. They can then board any ship of the Shipping Corporation of India coming to Port Blair.
Know what to do when you visit Port Blair
Port Blair is the capital of the
Andaman and Nicobar Islands. There is much more to enjoy your vacation apart from many places to visit. Let's know today where you can roam and do in Port
Port Blair is the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. There is much more to enjoy your vacation apart from many places to visit. Let's know today where you can roam and do in Port Blair
You must have heard the name of Cellular Jail Black Water Sentence. The British used to keep the freedom fighters in this cellular prison during the Indian freedom struggle. The cellular gel is also known as Kala Pani. With the help of the guide, you will be able to know the history of black water. There you will be able to roam in Veer Savarkar Cell, Oil Mills, Hanging noose, Netaji Gallery, A library dedicated to Swatantra Sangram.
Light and Sound Show
The Light and Sound Show chronicles the history of the Indian freedom struggle. The freedom fighters were tortured there, they will know. There would be two shows daily. 6 pm and 7.15 pm. Both these shows take place. The second show takes place in English on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Shop for Bamboo Items, The street markets of Port Blair abound in small bamboo sculptures, mats, and beautiful showpieces. These small objects are great gift items, with hand-carvings by the tribal artisans of Nicobar. These items made of bamboo are the best things to buy in Andaman and they also add to your collection of souvenirs. You can buy items made of reed baskets, handbags, lampshades, and masks.
Go to roam Gandhi park
An evening visit to Gandhi Park will be a memorable experience. You can see the panoramic view of the sunset while reading a book or staring at the endless ocean. There will also be many food stalls from where you can buy things like Chinese fast food, Pani Puri, and ice cream.
Visit the famous Aberdeen Market
Your journey to Andaman cannot be complete without shopping at 'Aberdeen Bazaar', the main shopping center of the capital Port Blair. The streets of the market are filled with many types of household items.
Everything from beautiful showpieces to beachwear and other accessories will be found here. When you are tired of walking in these streets, then enjoy the famous and delicious paranthas of this archipelago to satisfy your hunger.
If you want to buy pearl necklaces or any other item of beads, then there is no need to go anywhere other than the Arabdeen market. Something will be found here for every person. If you want to buy precious gemstones, do not go anywhere, just keep your eyes on this market.
Cap or hat shopping
How can you leave for shopping in Andaman without resorting to strong sunlight? If you haven't brought a hat (a type of hat) from your home, buy 1-2 from the Trendy Market in Port Blair. With this, when you go to rest on the beach, it is equally important to have a sarong (a kind of dress worn on the beach). Sarongs are easily found in the Andaman markets with different colors and attractive designs.