Introduction

Port Blair on South Andaman Island is the capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, an Indian territory in the Bay of Bengal. Its seafront Cellular Jail, completed in 1906, hints at its past as a British penal colony and is now a memorial to Indian independence activists. Inland, the Samudrika Marine Museum showcases local marine life. The Anthropological Museum focuses on the islands’ indigenous tribes. Port Blair, India. Floating 780 miles across the Bay of Bengal from Kolkata, Nearby Viper and Ross islands contain historical remnants of British rule, while Corbyn’s Cove has remains of Japanese bunkers at its palm-lined beach.

Location