Best Places to Visit in Andaman & Nicobar Island
Andaman and Nicobar Islands is one of the seven union territories in India. The archipelago of 572 islands located about 1,000 kilometers off the eastern coast of India at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal.
Andaman Sea makes an ideal getaway and your perfect must to go destination.The lands of Andaman are very fertile and the islands are thriving with lusting greenness. The sea coasts are eye catching with the spectacular sea waved and the dense coconut palms line up over the islets.
Places to Visit:
Also known as Kaala Paani (black waters), the cellular jail is perhaps one of the most infamous remnants of India’s struggle for independence. The jail is located at Port Blair and is a recommended place to visit.
The construction of the prison started in 1896 and was completed in 1906 and the bricks used in the construction were imported from Burma.
Located at the Baratang Island the limestone caves are a must visit site for all the people who are planning their itinerary for the Andaman and nicobar islands.
While there is not much to see at the caves except for marveling at this natural wonder, the speed boat journey one takes is totally worth it.
Located on the western coast of the Havelock islands, Beach no. 7 is Radhanagar beach. It is one of the most popular beaches in India and is termed as the best beach in Asia by TIME magazine in 2004.
The Viper Island gets its name from the snakes that inhabit the island. The islands are famous for the ruins of a jail that precedes the cellular jail or the Kaala paani.
The jail formerly used to incarcerate political prisoners. we can see the ruins of the gallows at this island. The jail had many notable political prisoners from India’s struggle to independence.
Ross Island is one of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, about 2 km east of Port Blair. It was the Administrative Headquarters for the islands, before an earthquake rocked it in 1941, headquarters were then shifted to Port Blair
6.Marina Park and Aquarium
Located at Port Blair, Marina Park is known as ‘Samudrika Marine Museum’ and is managed by the Indian navy. The main purpose behind its establishment was to create awareness about the conservation of the aquatic life and resources in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
7.Turquoise Waters of Havelock Island
Havelock Island is like the Holy Grail of scuba diving and snorkelling. It is one of the most popular things to do in Andaman among travellers. The Barefoot Scuba Resort is where you’d want to go if you’re a scuba enthusiast.
8.Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex
Banana rides, parasailing, jet skiing, rowboat paddling, speed boat rides. You can enjoy at Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports complex.