Indira Gandhi Park, Itanagar
Indira Gandhi Park, Itanagar#Picnic spot
A neat lush green park with exotic flowers and a lovely picnic spot. Great Place for a brisk morning walk and evening walk. Lot of open area, fresh air. Location is very well situated. Greenery will make mind fresh.
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'4' out of 5
"Near nitivihar IG park most beautiful place in our arunachal pradesh which people known by beatiful place of nature...."
'4' out of 5
"Though the place would do well to have better maintenance but it's undeniably the center for all things outdoors and the hub for most, if not all fitness enthusiasts of the region The Plus *Plenty of space *Nature more than makes up for the limited maintenance *Pets are allowed! (A big one for me) as well as cycles, skates..you name it (just be mindful to not bother the Yogis😏) The Minus *Low maintenance *Late evening crowds may get a bit rowdy, the same as in most public parks *No washroom or drinking water amenities Having a considerable area under it, it also serves as the venue for several events throughout the year ranging from official ones as the Independence Day to exhibitions, fairs and festivals."
'4' out of 5
"Great for a walk. Unsafe after dark."
'3' out of 5
"It's a very good area for walking however unsafe during evening. No security is available ."
'5' out of 5
"Beautiful place for playing games"
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Ganga Lake, Itanagar
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Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary
The Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary is very rich in Wildlife both in variety and number. Animals like Elephants, Tigers, Panthers, Sambar, Barking Deer and Bears are quite common. The State bird of Arunachal Pradesh, the magnificent Hornbill used to be found in the Sanctuary, but their population came down drastically due to loss of habitat. However, the Wildlife is still available in a fair number especially in the northern and eastern side of the Itanagar Sanctuary. The INWS is open throughout the year. But the best time to visit the zoo is during October to April. Visitors can have spectacular view of different species of endangered wild animals and birds in the sanctuary.
State Museum, Itanagar
Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum has a rich collection of textiles, weaponry, household articles and handicrafts. The museum reflects the tribal culture and heritage of Arunachal Pradesh. There is a special section, which displays the archaeological finding at the state. The museum also houses an informative library, which is open for the public.
The Itanagar Buddhist temple, located on top of the hill in Arunachal Pradesh, is one of the latest Buddhist temples in India. A yellow-roofed shrine, the temple reflects an extensive Tibetan influence. There is a stupa in front of the temple which carries the portrait of a Buddhist monk. Frequently visited by the tourists, the temple has a tree on its one of the sides which was planted by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.