Itanagar - Tourist Places of Arunachal Pradesh

About Itanagar

Placed on foothills of the Himalayas Itanagar is the capital of Arunachal Pradesh. The place reveals ancients structure with a historical value and reflects the socio-cultural outlook of the state. Itanagar is situated at the foothills. The township is situated at 350 metres above mean sea level. Consecrated by the Dalai Lama, the Buddhist temple, a beautiful yellow roofed shrine reflects the extensive Tibetan influence and provides good views of Itanagar and the surrounding countryside.


How to reach

By Road: Deluxe buses depart from Guwahati. 
By Train: Major cities are connected to Itanagar by train. Nearest station is Gohpur.
By Air: To reach Itanagar you can get off at Tezpur airport or Rowriah Airport (Jorhat). Lilabari Airport in Assam is also within the reach. Avail the Helicopter service between Guwahati to Naharlagun.


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  • When to visit
  • Itanagar experiences pleasant weather round the year. October to March is the peak time.

  • What to Eat
  • Main food in this area is rice. Momo, thukpa, vegetables, meat are also available.

  • Attractions
  • - There are plenty of worth visiting places in Itanagar. Itafort, Indira Gandhi Park, craft centre and emporium and Jawaharlal Nehru Museum are quite a few places of interest. 
    - The magnificent Buddhist temple consecrated by Dalai Lama are famous tourists attractions in Itanagar. 
    - Other important places of interest around Itanagar is Donyi-Polo Vidya Bhawan a Premier Publics School, North-Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology(Nirjuli), a engineering insitute providing innovative way of education, Arunachal University (Doimukh) and Government Piggery and Poultry Farm (Nirjuli), Indira Gandhi Park.

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