About the walk

Itafort, from which the name Itanagar--the capital city of Arunachal Pradesh--has been derived, is a big medieval fort complex. Discovered in the early-20th century, the monument lies in ruins today. This heritage walk, conducted for the students of Dera Natung Government College, Itanagar, seeks to explore the archaeological landscape of Itafort, its history, the enigmatic ruins (especially the Southern Gate), architecture, local folklore associated with it, and to expose the students to the controversy surrounding its date and builder.

 

This is a custom walk for the students of Dera Natung Government College, Itanagar. This walk is not open to others.

Walk Time
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Walk Date
Meeting Time
02:15 pm

Celebrating World Heritage Day – Exploring the Ruins of Itanagar’s Itafort

Led By

Duli Ete

Meeting Time

02:15 PM

Meeting point

Itafort ticket counter

About the walk

Itafort, from which the name Itanagar--the capital city of Arunachal Pradesh--has been derived, is a big medieval fort complex. Discovered in the early-20th century, the monument lies in ruins today. This heritage walk, conducted for the students of Dera Natung Government College, Itanagar, seeks to explore the archaeological landscape of Itafort, its history, the enigmatic ruins (especially the Southern Gate), architecture, local folklore associated with it, and to expose the students to the controversy surrounding its date and builder.

 

This is a custom walk for the students of Dera Natung Government College, Itanagar. This walk is not open to others.

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Please Note

  • Carry an umbrella and drinking water.
  • Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Photography allowed.  
  • Kindly avoid littering during the walk.
  • Parking is available.
  • Do inform Mr Duli Ete, Assistant Professor, History Department, DNGC, prior to the walk if you are unable to attend it.