Often overlooked over its cool cousins like Havelock Island, Neil Island, Port Blair is the perfect place in the Andaman Islands to fuel your wanderlust. Port Blair is also the lively provincial capital hugged by the rugged coastline and tropical forests. Geographically. It lies in the South Andaman region. Dare I say the places to visit in Port Blair tick a lot of boxes as a travel destination.

Incredible Tourist Places to Visit in Portblair

Cellular Jail – a symbol of British oppression on Indian Freedoms. Big Tick. Hiking and bird watching at Chidiya Tapu. Tick. Scuba diving, underwater sea walking, snorkeling at Ross Island (Once colonized by the Britishers. Tick and tick. As a tourist, you will have a good time in Port Blair tourist places as they all are suitable for everyone, kids, family, couple and leisure travelers. Whether you love outdoor hopping at the museums or like to soak some Vitamin SEA, or you quench your craving for watersports, there is a place for everyone in Port Blair. However, you must arrive at Port Blair first because it has the only international airport (Veer Savarkar International Airport). Consider making Port Blair the base station of your extension to Andamans islands tourist places to visit.


1. Cellular Jail

A mute testimony to the selfless sacrifice of Indian freedom fighters, Cellular Jail, is one of the most visited places to visit in Port Blair. It is now a national memorial, but before independence, Britihesrs used to keep and torture the brave Indian freedom fighters. ...


2. Sri Vetrimalai Murugan Temple

Touted as one of the best Hindu Temples in Port Blair, Sri Vetrimalai Murugan Temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan – Lord Shiva’s Son. Since Sri Vetrimalai Murugan Temple is one of Andamans’ few temples, it is one of Port Blair’s best places to visit with family.....


3. Subhash Chandra Bose Island

Earlier dedicated to the Marine Surveyor Daniel Ross, this tourist place to see in Port Blair is also renamed by the current Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. Now it is dedicated to Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, and hence, its new name is Netaji Subhash Chandra....


4. Corbyn Cove Beach

Traveling to Port Blair with kids because they love swimming, sunbathing? Look no further than Corbyn Cove Beach. This is a sandy palm-fringed public beach where jet skiing rentals, lounge chairs are arranged to entice guests. Also, several shacks or eateries are...


5. Chatham Saw Mill

A sawmill by nature that is still functional from the 19th century, Chatham Saw Mill is Asia’s one of the largest and oldest sawmills. Established in 1883 by the Britishers to meet the requirement of timber in the local area. There is a souvenir shop that sells teak....


6. Chidiya Tapu

Chidiya Tapu is one of the eye-catching photo points in Port Blair and provides sweeping views of the Andaman coastline. Literally translated to Bird Island (Chidiya means birds and Tapu means island), this place to see in Port Blair requires a 2 km short trek through a...


7. Samudrika Marine Museum

Educate your kids about flora and fauna found at the deepest part of the sea on your Andamans trip. Samudrika Marine Museum is one of the top attractions in Port Blair for kids. The entrance to Samudrika Marine Museum is decorated with the giant whale skeleton....


8. Mount Manipur National Park

Rechristened from Mount Harriet to Mount Manipur National Park by the Union Government in October 2021, this is another place to visit in Port Blair for history enthusiasts. Also gaining the title of the highest peak in the South Andaman...


9. Aberdeen Bazaar

Looking for the best places to shop, eat, and stay with your significant other? End your search with Aberdeen Bazaar as it is the bustling heart of the capital town and hence, one of the must-visit places in Port Blair for shopping. Most tourists do not return home from...


10. Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park

Established in the 1980s with an aim to protect the marine life of the area, Mahatma Gandhi is a cluster of the open sea, creeks, and 15 small and large islands in Wandoor Village. Out of the cluster of the islands, two are accessible for tourists (Jolly Buoy and Red Skin...