Chatham Saw Mill - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Chatham Saw Mill

This is one of the prime attractions in the capital, Port Blair. Being one of the biggest and oldest in Asia, this structure has witnessed a lot of history. constructed by the colonial regime in1883.

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Aberdeen Clock Tower

Aberdeen Clock Tower

2.83km from Chatham Saw Mill

Aberdeen Clock Tower was built in the memory of Indian and British soldiers who defended the islands during World War I. The simple, bright yellow, obelisk-shaped clock tower serves as a good meeting point which was located in the center of a busy marketplace.

Cellular Jail National Monument

Cellular Jail National Monument

3.02km from Chatham Saw Mill

Also known as Kālā Pānī (Hindi for black waters), was a colonial prison in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The prison was used by the British especially to exile political prisoners to the remote archipelago. Many notable independence activists such as Veer Savarkar, Batukeshwar Dutt, Yogendra Shukla among others, were imprisoned here during the struggle for India's independence.

Gandhi Park Andaman

Gandhi Park Andaman

3.37km from Chatham Saw Mill

Gandhi Park is just the perfect sightseeing place in Andaman to relax, rejuvenate, and revive. The park has its share of history too; the Dilthaman tank in the park was once the lone source of drinking water in Andaman. A symbol of the manmade brilliance, the park has a big statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the center. Around it, there are few other historical monuments such as the remains of a bunker and a Japanese temple.

Mount Harriet National Park

Mount Harriet National Park

3.74km from Chatham Saw Mill

A national park located in the Andaman Nicobar island established in 1969. Mount Harriett which is part of the park is the 3rd highest peak in Andaman. Trekking through the park is popular as it passes through an attractive beach; one can watch endemic avifauna, animals, and butterflies that fly around, and also see elephants carrying lumber.

Viper Island

Viper Island

4.15km from Chatham Saw Mill

Viper Island is now a serene beautiful tourist destination and can be reached by harbor cruise originating from Aberdeen Jetty in Port Blair. This Island was part of the great struggle for Indian Independence and had witnessed the sufferings and enumerable sacrifices of freedom fighters involved in the Independence of India. This place is visited by number of tourists as it has multiple attractions with historical importance and also has mesmerizing picnic spots with natural environment.

Veer Savarkar International Airport

Veer Savarkar International Airport

4.27km from Chatham Saw Mill

Also known as Port Blair Airport is a customs airport located in Port Blair and is the main airport of the Andaman Nicobar islands. The airport has a single runway accommodating most narrow-body aircraft

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South Andaman

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Four Andamanese indigenous peoples, namely, Onges, Jarawas, Great Andamanese and Sentinelese live in this district. Capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands- Port Blair is located here.

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