Aberdeen Market - Port Blair

Aberdeen Bazaar, nestled in the heart of Port Blair, is a vibrant hub that offers a unique blend of shopping, food, and culture. Whether you are a shopaholic, a food lover, or just someone looking to soak in the local atmosphere, Aberdeen Bazaar has something for everyone. This bustling market is the perfect place to experience the essence of Andaman's capital city.

A Shopper's Delight

Aberdeen Bazaar is renowned for its diverse range of shops, markets, and stalls. As you wander through the narrow lanes, you'll find everything from traditional handicrafts to modern electronics. The market is a treasure trove of souvenirs and gifts, including intricate shell jewellery, colourful sarongs, and handcrafted wooden items. Don't miss the chance to pick up some exquisite pearl jewellery, a speciality of the Andaman Islands. Textile enthusiasts will find themselves drawn to the vibrant Andaman fabrics, perfect for adding a touch of the tropics to your wardrobe. The market is also a great place to buy spices, which are a staple in Andamanese cuisine.

Group of people indulging in street shopping
Andaman Nicobar famous food

Culinary Adventures in Aberdeen Bazaar

The Aberdeen market in Port Blair is not just about shopping; it's also a food lover's paradise. The aroma of freshly cooked delicacies will have your stomach rumbling in no time. For a taste of the islands, try the fiery fish curries, fragrant with local spices. Vegetarians will love the coconut-infused lentil stews and fluffy appams. Don't miss the freshly squeezed sugarcane juice, a refreshing way to beat the Andaman heat.

Historical Landmarks to Visit

For some history-infused visit, stop to admire the Aberdeen clock tower built in memory of Indian and British soldiers who guarded the island during WW I. The ever-famous Cellular Jail, a place etched in the Andamanese history lies only about a kilometre from this local market in Port Blair. Other important places around the area include structures like the Bank of SBI, Police Station, Post Office, Office of the Lieutenant Governor and more.

the exterior facade of cellular jail in andaman

After a thrilling day of exploring Aberdeen Bazaar, unwind in the tranquil haven of Symphony Samudra Beachside Jungle Resort And Spa. The resort features well-appointed rooms and suites, each designed to offer stunning views of the surrounding landscape. With modern amenities and attentive service, your stay here promises to be both relaxing and memorable. The resort also boasts a range of dining options, where you can savour local and international cuisine. So pack your bags and get ready for an unforgettable adventure in this vibrant market town!