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Port Blair Travel Guide

One of the major attractions in India and the capital city of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair is a worthwhile place to explore and spend some more time here. It is also the largest city of the Union Territory on the east coast of South Andaman Island. It got its name after the Lieutenant Archibald Blair, the founder of the first colony here in 1789. It compared to other places in these exotic islands, and then Port Blair is without any doubt, one of the most beautiful places here to explore. The amazing and vibrant place is explored by innumerable tourists every year from national to foreigners.  The tropical paradise is not only known for its picturesque beauty, but also for a number of other attractions that add more spice in its glory. Some osf the popular attractions in and around Port Blair are :

Sippighat Farm Sippighat Farm : Spread in an area of more than 80 acres, the place is known for the cultivation of cloves, nutmeg, coconut and pepper.

Gandhi Park Gandhi Park : It is one of the prime attractions of Port Blair with a number of amusement facilities.

Chidiya Tapu Chidiya Tapu : It is an amazing picnic spot amidst verdant mangroves that resound with chirping of the birds.

Chatham Chatham :  A very small island that is connected to Port Blair by a bridge.  is a small island that is connected to Port Blair by a bridge.

Zsi Museum Zsi Museum : It is one of the amazing museums maintained by Zoological Survey of India. the popular museum is known as a home to myriad sponges, corals, butterflies and centipedes.

In addition to this, Havelock Island, forest museum, little Andman Island, Collinpur, Madhuban, etc., are some of the amazing attractions in this major tourist place in India.

Cellular jail is also one of the major attractions here where tortures meted out to the freedom fighters. It was completed in the year of 1906.

In addition to the aforementioned attractions, there are also a number of other attractions like Marina Park Complex that is very close to cellular jail. Water sports complex is also another worthwhile place to explore in Port Blair. At the same time, Ross Island speaks all about the British Administration here.
Reaching here is not a herculean task as there are regular ships and boats from different coasts of India. Moreover, there is also a small airport here. There are also a number of accommodation options here along with fine restaurants and local food points. book now