Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, is located in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas. The town is situated on the banks of the Siang River and is surrounded by thick forests. The town has a few interesting places to visit such as the Itanagar Museum, the Gompa Monastery and the Siang River. The town is also a good base for exploring the surrounding areas, which are home to some beautiful villages and monasteries. Itanagar is the capital and largest city of Arunachal Pradesh, an Indian state. Itanagar is home to the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly, the Arunachal Pradesh administration, and the permanent bench of the Gauhati High Court at Naharlagun. The city of Itanagar is home to a number of tribes, including the Nyishi, Adi, Apatani, Tagin, and Galo. The Nyishis are the city's aborigines.