(Last Updated on : 19/06/2017)
Monuments of Andaman and Nicobar have a great historical value and play as a major tourist destination from all over the world. All the major monuments
of Andaman and Nicobar Island
stand as historical wonders, revealing Indian freedom fighting
history. The sight of history can still be heard, the warmth of history can still be felt in each corner of the monuments of Andaman and Nicobar Island. Apart from their historical relevance the monument of the colonial era in the Andaman and Nicobar Island also embody their rich culture
Andaman and Nicobar Islands have attractive monuments, which reflect the struggle, art
and existence in the British
invasion. The chief monuments of Andaman and Nicobar are Chatham Saw Mill, Cellular Jail
and Viper Chain Gang Jail.
Different Monuments of Andaman and Nicobar
The monuments of this island
are dotted throughout its individual places like Port Blair
, Ross Island
and Viper Island. Following are the famous monuments of this island:
: The Cellular Jail, especially recognized as the 'Kala Pani', whose structure was started in 1896 and was completed in 1906. It has seven wings and in the centre there is a tower. This tower was used by the guards to maintain a watch on the prisoners. There is also a bell
on the tower which worked as an alarm.
Viper Chain Gang Jail
: The Viper Chain Gang Jail is situated in the small Viper Island
in the district of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The Viper Chain Gang Jail at Andaman and Nicobar Islands bears evidence of the suffering of the freedom fighters
during the Indian war for independence
. The Viper Chain Gang Jail in Andaman and Nicobar Islands was founded by the British.
: Limestone Caves are the famous monuments of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It loaded with natural wonder.
: Situated at Phoenix Bay, it exhibits the life of the Paleolithic Islanders while Aquarium or Fisheries Museum
shows species of marine life unusual to the islands. Zoological Survey of India
Museum exhibit a good range of sponges, corals, butterflies and centipedes while Forest
Museum at Haddo offers an nearby into forest activities through scale models and displays pretty wood pieces made up of Padauk, Marble, Peauma, Gurjan and Satin Wood.