Itanagar is the capital city of Arunachal Pradesh, one of the most popular tourist destinations in in the state and a well-connected city. This city is situated at an altitude of 350 m above the sea level. The main tourist attractions to witness in Itanagar Ita Fort, Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary, Jawahar Lal Nehru Museum, Ganga Lake, Polo Park, Indira Gandhi Park and Zoological Park. Ita Fort is made of special bricks and is significant from a socio-cultural point. The legendary Ganga Lake (Gyakar Sinyi) is 6 kms from the city is a famous picnic spot in Itanagar. Jawaharlal Nehru Museum which has a rich collection of textiles, weaponry, household articles and handicrafts items reflecting the tribal culture and heritage of Arunachal Pradesh.
Arunachal Pradesh, North east India's remotest state, also known as 'Land of the Dawn-lit-Mountains' is the first Indian soil to greet the morning sun.