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Cellular Jail + L & S Show Tour

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Why to visit Cellular Jail + L & S Show Tour?

Cellular Jail:

Also known as Kalapani, Cellular Jail was built by the British in the 18th century to detain the Indian Freedom Fighters. It is a mute witness to the inhuman treatment meted out to the soldiers of the freedom struggle. The jail was constructed as a seven-wing prison and had a total of 663 cells with one prisoner in each cell. Today, the jail has just three wings others have been damaged and destroyed at various times.

A light and sound show about the anguish of the Indian Freedom Fighters is displayed to the guests, to show how the Indians were treated during the pre-independence period. The museum timings are from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM & 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM (entry closes at 04:00pm) and the show timings are 05:15 PM, 06:20 PM, 07:25 PM (Timings may vary). The light and sound show is displayed in both Hindi and English. Please note that the jail is closed on Mondays.

Tickets: 30 INR per person.

Opening Timings: Open all days except Monday from 9 am to 12:30 pm & 1:30 pm to 4:45 pm.

Duration: 2 hours.

Things to Do: Light and Sound Show, Take a tour of the place, View the Port Blair lighthouse.

Sightseeing Times

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM 0

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