(Day 1): It is the capital of Arunachal Pradesh which is dotted with archeological sites of great historical value. There are also institutions of great socio-cultural significance.
The city is named after the irregular shaped Itafort (the fort of bricks) which is a centre of attraction located within the heart of Itanagar. The bricks used in the fort with total brickwork of 16,200 cubic metre length dates back to the 14th-15th Century. According to some scholars, these bricks are similar with those made during the reign of Ramachandra of Mayapur who was a king of the Jitari Dynasty.
Gekar Sinyi (Ganga Lake) -
A beautiful natural lake surrounded by landmass of hard rock. The name Gekar Sinyi means â€˜confined waterâ€™.
Jawaharlal Nehru Museum-
The museum has a rich collection of textiles, weaponry, household articles and handicrafts that reflect the tribal culture and heritage of Arunachal Pradesh.
Craft Centre & Emporium-
Located at Itanagar, here one can see and buy local artifacts like wall painting, traditional costumes made of natural vegetable and herbal dye yarns, and attractive utility items made of cane and bamboo.Zoological Park (Zoo) - Located at Chimpu, the park has a variety of fauna including avi-fauna species. Indira Gandhi Park- It is a popular park located at Itanagar
It is a small botanical garden located on top of a ridge at Naharlagun (the twin capital city).