There is no need for any kind of introduction to Cellular Prison as soon as the dark color symbol of colonialism and Indian freedom fights. A copy of the accident was this prison, and it still reflects the screams of those who had struggled with the British people to gain full freedom and to live in a free India. Cellular Jail was known as Kala Pani and as the location of prisoners in Andaman was, there were fewer opportunities to flee from prison and return to the coast.

But now it is a reflection of the turmoil experienced by Indian freedom fighters. Tourists from all over the world visit Cellular Prison while traveling through Andaman. The large buildings with more cells and towering walls are really strong. There are seven wings inside and all wings are connected to a central tower where the British army men looked at the prisoners.
At present, the national memorial was built in the early 20th century, from 1986 to 1906. A first feature of the architecture is the use of unique, from Burma, puce-colored stone.

Schedule: It is open to the public from kl. 09:00 to 01:00 and from kl. 14:00 to 17:00.

Entrance fee: for adults and children from 5 years: INR 10 per person. Person For photo camera: INR 25 and camcorder: INR 100

Highlight: The showcase designed to convey the story of the existence of Cellular Prison is an important highlight.

Location: It is located in Atlanta Point, which takes about 18 minutes to reach Port Blair.

Cellular Prison on Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India, is a dark reminder of British rule on the Indian subcontinent. This most feared and cruel colonial prison in the remote island was used by the British to ban mainly Indian political prisoners. Isolated from the mainland, this prison, also known as Kala Pani (meaning dead or Kala Pani time and means of water in Sanskrit), witness the most terrible sentences imposed on prisoners. India’s struggle for independence as prominent freedom fighters like Veer Savarkar BatukeshwarDutt and locked in this prison. The prison is now open to the public as a national memorial and the museum gives you a glimpse of years of India’s struggle for freedom

Although the Andaman Islands were used by the British as a prison bound by imprisonment, was established shortly after the Indian Revolt in 1857 (Sepoy Mutiny), in 1896. The result of what was considered India’s first independence war but went in in favor of the British, who oppressed the rebellion by performing many rebels and transferring the rest to Andaman for lifelong exile. Hundreds of rebels were sent to the island where they were led by prison David Barry and military chief Major James Pattison Walker. 238 prisoners who tried to flee from prison in March 1868 were captured in April, of which 87 were hanged. More and more patriots who voted against colonial domination were sentenced and deported here by the British and Burma controlled by the British.

The prisoners feared the waters of the Andaman people and because they were isolated from the mainland, they could not escape. The island became an appropriate place for the British to punish the freedom-fighters. The prisoners were linked and worked on the construction of buildings, prisons and port facilities to colonize Andaman for the British. With the advent of the Indian Independence Movement at the end of the 19th century, several prisoners were sent to Andaman who demand a higher security prison. Sir Charles James Lyall, home secretary of the board of British Raj and AS Lethbridge, a surgeon in the British government proposed to introduce a “punishment phase” in transport sent to a detainee, so that the prisoner of a particular treatment is being treated hard. period after expulsion to Andaman. This led to the construction of Cellular Jail, whose work began in 1896 and ended in 1906.