Itanagar, the capital city of the Arunachal Pradesh State is a modern settlement built in the vicinity of the ruin of the 14th century fort old capital. The archaeological remains of this medieval capital comprise of two brick wall ramparts. The place is divided into the government enclave of Itanagar on the hilltop and the town Naharlagun in the valley, separated by about 10km apart.

Jawaharlal Nehru Museum in Itanagar has excellent exhibit of tribes and can really acquaint you with the culture and tradition of this region. All prototype of the bamboo and cane architecture dwelling of different tribes, their apparel design and functional tools and others handicrafts are displayed here.