Ross Island, Port Blair
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At Ross Island, explore an abandoned settlement overtaken by the roots of wild Ficus plants, giving it an otherwordly feel. Residential structures still stand firm, despite that fact that they're being swallowed by nature. Examine the old church, hospital, and bazaar as you walk the brick walkways. The island was first abandoned because of severe weather conditions, which drastically increased the mortality rate. However, after World War II, the British governed the uninhabited island until they handed it over to the Indian Navy in 1979. Today tourists swarm the place, so book your ferry boat early, and remember that visitors must sign in upon entry and exit. For Ross Island and beyond, use our Port Blair holiday planner to get the most from your Port Blair vacation.
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  • You can see the ruins of the old buildings. It is on the way to North Bay Islands. It used to be under British after which Japanese used it for keeping the Prisoners of war. 
  • this is the place from where English ruled......locater in water from all round so very safe as they found this....now a day you find the dears, monkey and remains of church and other offices there......  more »
  • This island is very near to port blair.. only 10 minutes boat ride. Only some ruins and deers. These deers are not afraid of humans and come close. If you have nothing to do ... visit ross island.