Itanagar

Itanagar is the capital of the northeast Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Set in the foothills of the Himalayas, the city is home to medieval Ita Fort and the Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum, which exhibits textiles and handicrafts. The nearby Gompa, a yellow-roofed Buddhist temple, was consecrated by the Dalai Lama. West of town is Geker Sinying, also known as Ganga Lake, surrounded by forests, orchids and ferns.

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Biological Park, Itanagar
44 kms from Itanagar city limits
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Biological Park is one of the best science gallery situated in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Biological Park is located in Itanagar city limits. The gallery is around 44 kms from the Itanagar city centre.

Also known as Itanagar Zoo, Biological Park is a home to some of the rarest animals and birds in India. One can find animals from sizes of rodents to the great Royal Bengal Tiger here. The state animal Hollock Gibbon can be seen swinging around trees in its new open-compound. The rare Clouded Leopard is not to be missed. A great place to bring your family and kids to enjoy a be...

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Craft Centre and Emporium, Itanagar
14 kms from Itanagar city limits
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Craft Centre and Emporium is an art gallery situated in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The gallery is located around 14 kms from the Itanagar city centre.

Craft Centre and Emporium is an art gallery run by the Industries Department and Cultural department of Arunachal Pradesh. The emporium showcases the rich culture of Arunachal Pradesh. The emporium is always filled with tourists as the museum houses local artefacts and paintings. Inside this art museum, there are the conventional canes and bamboo products, wall paintings and local traditional costumes too. For accommodation, t...

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Ganga Lake, Arunachal
46 kms from Itanagar city limits
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Ganga Lake is one of the best and recreational lakes situated in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Ganga Lake is located in Itanagar city limits. The park is around 46 kms from the Itanagar city centre.

Also known as Geker Sinying, Ganga Lake is a beautiful lake used for recreational activities. The lake has no connection with any running streams and hence has the gree colour. The green colour remains throughout the year. Around the lake, it houses a natural beauty and hills around it. From Itanagar village, it is just 6 kilometers away. The lake has boating facilities too in it. ...

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Gompa Temple is one of the Buddhist monasteries situated in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Gompa Temple is located in Itanagar city limits. The temple is around 4 kilometres from the Itanagar city centre.

The Buddhist center of excellence, Gompa is situated just above the Nehru Museum. It is a nice place to view Itanagar from a higher point. The colorful gates welcome visitors. The stupa with golden carving on the backdrop hills looks very beautiful. The peak offers a 360-degree view to the tourists. Photography inside the monastery is allowed and monks are not amused there. They...

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Indira Gandhi Park, Itanagar
Within Itanagar city limits

Indira Gandhi Park is one of the prominent recreational parks situated in the city of Itanagar. Indira Gandhi Park is located in Itanagar city limits. The park is around 3 kilometres from the Itanagar city centre.

Being one of the top attractions of the city, Indira Gandhi Park is an ideal place to spend time peacefully. The park is used to spend on the picnic, practice yoga and running. The fairs and fests are also held by government and local authorities here. There is a science centre located within the park which is very informative.

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Ita Fort
Within Itanagar city limits
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Ita Fort is one of the historical sites situated in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Ita Fort is located in Itanagar city limits. The gallery is around 4 kilometres from the Itanagar city centre.

According to Assamese language, Ita refers to bricks. And according to that, Ita Fort means the Fort of Bricks. The origin of the fort dates back to 15th century and is entirely built using cubical bricks. The bricks in the fort are spread over an area of 16,200 cubic metres. The fort was built during the reign of Chutiya Kingdom. The fort has three entrances and at three different directi...

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Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary
20 kms from Itanagar city limits
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Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the wildlife sanctuaries parks situated in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The park is around 20 kms from the Itanagar city centre.

One of the beautiful wildlife sanctuaries of Itanagar, Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary has spread over 140. 30 sq km. Much prominent flora and fauna are seen in the wildlife sanctuary. The prominent fauna are Elephants, Tigers, Panthers, Sambar, Barking Deer and Bears. And flora are Khokan, Aman, Poma, Sopa and Makrisal. Previously, the wildlife sanctuary was a great home for hornbills. Due to human interference, the ...

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Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum is one of the galleries situated in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum is located in Itanagar city limits. The museum is around 4 kilometres from the Itanagar city centre, or it is a 20-minute drive.

Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum was inaugurated in 1990. It was inaugurated by the former Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, R. D Pradhan. The museum is also known as Official state museum of Arunachal Pradesh. The museum is the home of aspects of the life of indigenous tribes of the North Eastern state. There are showpieces of archeo...

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Polo Park is a recreational park situated in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Polo Park is located in Itanagar city limits. The park is around 13 kilometres from the Itanagar city centre, or it is a 35-minute drive.

Polo Park is situated above the hills of Naharlagun; perfect for viewing the town, roam around with your family and friends, morning or evening run, and, just to sit and watch the Sun. It is one of the oldest parks in the twin town of Naharlagun. Earlier it housed the zoological park but due to improper maintenance it was shifted to Itanagar.

Visitors can id...

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Rupa Hill, Itanagar
20 kms from Itanagar city limits
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Rupa Hill is a kind of hill station situated in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The temple is around 20 kms from the Itanagar city centre.

Lying on the banks of river Tenga, Rupa Hill is a hill station town located in Itanagar. The hill station is untouched by humankind and is of very scenic beauty. On a visit to the place, one should take a morning or evening drive, which is of a thrilling kind. Rupa Hill consists of charming grasslands and is a perfect weekend getaway destination.

Visitors can ideally spend around three hours, on a visit to Rupa Hill. Rupa Hill can b...

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Science Center, Itanagar
Within Itanagar city limits
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Science Center is one of the best science gallery situated in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Science Center is located in Itanagar city limits. The gallery is around 4 kilometres from the Itanagar city centre.

Science Center, also known as Science museum, is situated inside the Indira Gandhi Park. It is spread over an area of 1. 5 hectares. It was inaugurated in December 2005. It is built to promote science through intercommunication and fun. Inside the museum, there are galleries on Emerging Technologies, Fun Science etc. There are few activity corners like Children Activity Cor...

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Sri Sri Radhakrishna Mandir, Itanagar
Within Itanagar city limits

Sri Sti Radhakrishna Mandir is a Hindu temple situated in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Sri Sti Radhakrishna Mandir is located in Itanagar city limits. The temple is around 4 kilometres from the Itanagar city centre, or it is a 15-minute drive.

Sri Sri Radhakrishna Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and his lover Radha. The temple is one of the famous tourist destinations in Itanagar and is visited by locals in numbers.

Visitors can ideally spend around an hour, on a visit to Sri Sri Radhakrishna MandirThe temple can be visited during timings 8:00 AM ...

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Theravad Buddhist Temple
Within Itanagar city limits
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Theravada Buddhist Temple is one of the Buddhist monasteries situated in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Theravada Buddhist Temple is located in Itanagar city limits. The temple is around 4 kilometres from the Itanagar city centre, or it is a 20-minute drive.

Theravada is one of the branches of Buddhism. It is the oldest among the branches of Buddhism. Theravada, being one of the oldest branches of the Buddhism is known to be prevalent in South East Asia along with other countries. The temple is dedicated to that branch and hence known as Theravada Buddhist Temple. The Buddhist te...

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