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We are going to travel to refresh our mood from our daily routine base life. India has a lot of history. One of the important histories is when the British came to India and started ruling. Many freedom fighters have given their lives to save us from the British.
But Viper Island is one of the prisons where freedom fighters were kept when they were caught fighting. Everyone should visit this place to know the important history to enjoy some beautiful scenery.
Andaman is a group of small islands in the Bay of Bengal, Viper island is one of them. Once you go to the Andamans, you should go to the cellular prison here to see how the freedom-fighters were kept here and how they were tortured to death. This Island is memorable for its gory past. You can also spend quality time here with your loved ones.
Viper Island is situated near Port Blair, The capital of Parliament which is Union territory of India. This Small Island Viper relative's name comes from the ship found in his area of Andaman among 1789. It is believed that the ship H.M.S had got an accident and broken parts were found near this Island.
Another story says, in those days the Island was full of snakes and Vipers. So it is called viper Island. One of the things to see on this island is the Cellular Jail. Due to the presence of many scorpions, viper, and crocodiles on the island, Freedom Fighters were kept in prison so that no one could escape. There is no doubt that this place is well known for its famous history. Also, since the British left, this prison has become abounded and at the same time, it has become a very fantastic tourist spot.
Viper Island is a small Island, it does not take too much time to explore this place, maybe a couple of hours. There is no entry fee for this place and a lot of important history to know. you will not feel regret once you visit this place.
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.
Viper Island has multiple tourist Attractions. Some of them are
The jail- During British rule, our freedom fighters were kept in this jail. When there was no prison on this island, this island was the first time open prison built by the British. Because of the water around the island, prisoners were brought in so that they could not escape. Those who were bought here were certain to die. This place became a tourist spot after the British left.
Water Sports- Viper Island’s Water Sports Complex is an important attraction for tourists. Where many types of water rights are available and visitors can enjoy all day.
Mahatma Gandhi Marine National park- This park is another best attraction here, which was Created to significantly protect the hydrophytic plant and wildlife of the Andaman.
Anthropological Museum- This place is also an important place for tourists to visit. Many types of tribal weapons and more traditional things can be seen in this museum. The museum also gives an idea of the cultural traditions and how the people of that tribe lived.
Marine park and aquarium- Another highlight, Which is next to the water sports complex. This place is an outstanding picnic spot. This aquarium has some aquatic plants that are found in the Andamans.