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    Best time to Visit Itanagar: Whole Year

    Category : History/heritage: History & Heritage

    Duration(days) : 2 Days

    Address : Itanagar

    Description

    Itanagar is capital city of Arunachal Pradesh, and is one of the most visited places in the state.

    Itanagar has lot to offer to its visitors, including the iconic Ganga Lake, famous architectural landmarks like Ita Fort which was built with special bricks. 

     

    Shopping:
    You can shop Sarongs, wooden articles, woolen  shawls, bamboo carvings, spice, etc. 

     

    Cuisine:
    You can enjoy the local cuisines like Momo, Thukpa, Thentuk


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    Ita Fort

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    Ita Fort means ‘Fort of Bricks’ in Ahom language. This 14th century fort is in ruins currently and you will find only few brick blocks remaining here. But this site emphasizes its rich historical importance. Almost 8 million bricks were used in its construction. The fort is set amidst beautiful location and is one of the top attractions of Itanagar. Itanagar derives its name from this fort.
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      Gekar Sinyi / Ganga Lake

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      Ganga Lake also called as Gyakar Sinyi, is located in a scenic environment. This clear water is surrounded by lush greenery, majestic mountains and is a perfect place for boating. This lake is surrounded by landmass of hard rock, hence it gains its name Gekar Sinyi meaning ‘confined water’.
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        Jawahar Lal Nehru Museum / Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum

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        Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum reflects the history and the culture of the region. It has a rich collection of textiles, weaponry, household articles and handicrafts items reflecting the tribal culture and heritage of Arunachal Pradesh.
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          Craft Centre And Emporium

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          Craft Centre and Emporium has a great collection of Arunachal local artifacts and is a perfect place to pick up your holiday souvenir.
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            Indira Gandhi Park

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            Indira Gandhi Park has surrounded by lush greenery and is home to beautiful trees and plants
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              Buddhist Temple / Gompa

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              Gompa is situated on top of a hill and offers splendid views of the city. This colorful Buddhist Temple attracts lots of visitors. Its striking yellow roof can been seen from far away.
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                Polo park

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                Polo park is a botanical garden and is destination to wide variety of beautiful flowers. Polo park also houses a mini zoo and a handicraft center.
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                  Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary

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                  Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary is spread across 140.30 sq. km area. The sanctuary is home to many wild species and has wide range of trees.
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                    By Flight
                    The nearest airport for Itanagar are Rowriah Airport (JRH), Jorhat Assam (70 kms) or the Dimapur Airport (DMU), Dimapur Nagaland (133 kms)

                     

                    By Train
                    Nearest train station is Naharlagun (NHLN), Nhln, Arunachal Pradesh

                     

                    By Road
                    Itanagar has good road connectivity. It has regular bus service from neighbouring cities