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The Cellular Jail or Kaala Paani in Andamans was known to be the most dreaded prisons and is now a legendary monument.
What Is It?
Getting punished at the Cellular Jail in the Andamans was known as the Kaale Pani Ki Sazaa. Today, The Cellular Jail at Andamans is a mute witness to the tortures meted out to freedom fighters. Also known as Kala Pathar, the British exiled Indian political prisoners here. The prisoners were kept in solitary cells and made to work for long hours.
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The Cellular Jail has 7 wings connected to a tower in the middle. You can now visit this jail as it has become a National Monument in India. You can visit this on any days of the week (except government holidays) and even observe the light and sound show here.
Kala Pani bears testimony to the unending and yet relentless struggle for the Indian Freedom Movement. Visiting Kala Pani means paying your respects to numerous fighters who fought bravely and selflessly.
Address: Cellular Jail, Atlanta Point, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744104
Entry: ₹30 per person
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