India - Itanagar City Information

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)

Itanagar City Information

Itanagar situated at the foot hills of Himalayas is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. The Nishi, also known as the Nishing, is the major tribe of the region.

This city is scattered with light, earthquake-proof with astonishing wooden-framed buildings rising up the slopes of green hills.

Places of Interest:

Buddhist Temple - It is a beautiful yellow-roofed shrine, rising from the grounds behind a stupo tree planted by His Holiness, the Dalai Lama.

Ganga Lake (Gyaker Sinyi) - It is the most beautiful spot for outings, boating and picnics.

State Museum - The Museum’s collection is based on a wide range of subjects such as people, house types, festivals, dances, handicrafts, textile designs, musical instruments, weapons of war and chase, important developments, Malinithan, Itafort, Noksaparbat, Kundil valley civilization and historical sites.

Polo Park - It is an interesting little botanical garden atop a ridge overlooking the town along with a small zoo.

 

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