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Explore The Historical Places In Arunachal Pradesh-2023!

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Explore The Historical Places In Arunachal Pradesh-2023!

As already known, Arunachal Pradesh is a state in the Indian territory located in its northeastern region. Hence its cultural features and peculiarities would also be quite different from that of central and northern India.

Exploring the historical destinations in the state would be an interesting thing to do for the same reason. The traditions, customs, and rituals of the natives of the state etc. can be understood and analysed by visiting the destinations of Historical Places In Arunachal.

Apart from all that, if you are a tranquillity lover, you would fall in love with these destinations, since they are mostly found soaked in peace and comfort. Some of the major historical destinations are discussed below to help you build a customised itinerary. 

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Jaswant Garh War Memorial, Tawang

This can be regarded as the first and foremost destination you can consider visiting while touring the historical side of the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Tourism is quite prominent in the region of this war memorial and it is also a place visited by tourists regardless of the seasons.

Jaswant Garh War Memorial, Tawang

This particular memorial was built in the state to honour the late Jaswant Singh Rawat. During a war that happened between India and China, Jaswant Singh Rawat was the man at the forefront of the Indian army.

From the city centre of Tawang, you may need to travel a distance of around 25 km in order to reach the destination of this particular war memorial in the state. 

Gompa Temple

This is a pilgrim destination in the state of Arunachal Pradesh having historical importance. Buddhist believers form the majority of the tourists visiting this shrine in the region. This particular temple is situated on top of a hill accentuating the visual appeal of the shrine in all senses.

Gompa Temple

It is also close to Jawaharlal Nehru Museum which is also another historically significant destination in Arunachal Pradesh. So you can plan to visit both destinations on a single day of your trip to the state. 

Jairampur Cemetery 

This is a cemetery having international importance in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. This cemetery contains the dead bodies of soldiers and civilians who lost their lives during the period of World War II and the violence that happened as a part of it.

Jairampur Cemetery 

You need to travel to the district of Changlang in order to visit this particular cemetery in the state. From the district centre, there is again a travel of 7 km to reach Jairampur, which is the proper destination of the cemetery. It was in the year 1997, that the existence of such a cemetery was discovered in the state. 

Golden Pagoda

The Golden Pagoda of Namsai is the full name of this destination of historical importance in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Kongmu Kham is the other name of this same destination. It is also another Buddhist pilgrim centre in the state.

Golden Pagoda

The Burmese style found in the temple makes it more attractive and distinctive from the rest of the Buddhist shrines in the entire territory of India. It was in the year 2010, that this particular Buddhist temple was made open to the public in the state.

This temple is spread over an area of 49 acres making it quite spacious for pilgrim activities and casual tourism as well. 

Jawaharlal Nehru Museum

This particular museum in the state of Arunachal Pradesh is situated in Itanagar, the capital city of the same.  This museum was built on the hundredth birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India.

Jawaharlal Nehru Museum

State Implementation Committee is the government organisation that took efforts in setting up such a museum in the capital city of the state. The ethnographic collections kept and preserved inside the museum are elements of attraction for the visitors.

The history of the state specific to its ethnic and tribal sides can be easily understood by having a visit to this particular museum in the city. 

Bomdila Gompa

This is a Buddhist monastery located in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Gontse Gaden Rabgyel Ling Monastery is another name of the same monastery by which it is popularly known among the native as well as the tourist public.

Bomdila Gompa

Buddhist believers make it a point to visit this monastery during their visit to the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Monk children are also found in plenty in the location of this particular monastery in the state.

There is also a school in the compound of the same monastery in which these monk children are educated. The prayer hall and other provisions in the monastery are quite grand attracting tourists in large numbers to the destination. 

Tawang Buddhist Monastery 

Another destination having religious and historical importance simultaneously is the state of Arunachal Pradesh. You need to travel to the city of Tawang in order to reach the destination of this particular monastery.

Tawang Buddhist Monastery 

This monastery has also got the peculiarity and popularity of being the largest Buddhist monastery in the entire territory of India. The valley of Tawang Chu also adds to the scenic beauty of the same monastery.

Since it is also close to the borders of Indo-China and Indo-Bhutan, a lot of international pilgrims are also found in the monastery location around the year. There are a total of 65 residential buildings in the monastery compound for you to explore. 

Pangsau Pass, Patkai Hills 

This is a mountain having due historical significance in the state territory of Arunachal Pradesh. This particular pass is situated on the India – Myanmar border which increases the political sensitivity of the region.

Pangsau Pass, Patkai Hills 

The pass belongs to the hills of Patkai which makes it a natural spectacle for those who are visiting the same from a far-away destination. It is also part of the Himalayan mountain ranges which is again a feature of attraction concerning the tourism aspect of the state.

There are a lot of historical legends regarding the place during the colonial period and during the peak time of the Second World War. 

Khonsa Museum, Tirap 

Khonsa Museum can be visited if you would like to explore the state of Arunachal Pradesh on the go without much hassle. You need to travel to the city of Khonsa in order to visit this particular museum in the state.

Khonsa Museum, Tirap 

1956 is the year in which this museum got established in the city of Khonsa. The artefacts found in the museum are mostly rare and testify to the diversity of ethnic cultures found in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The war past of the state can also be explored by visiting this particular museum in the city. 

Ita Fort 

This is also another museum destination you can consider visiting in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. This museum is located in the Itanagar region in the state. The 14th or 15th century is estimated to be the period of the establishment of this particular museum in the city.

Ita Fort 

It is also believed that Sutiya Kings are the ones who took efforts and initiatives in constructing such a historically significant museum in the state. The irregular shape of the museum is also another attractive feature inviting tourists to the destination of the same. 

Conclusion 

Best trip to satisfy your quest for northeastern Indian history with significant emphasis on the Buddhist religious aspect. 

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Ruchika is a “hodophile” who is always on the road. The wanderlust in her often pours out in brilliantly written features and travelogs. When she’s not writing for People Places, you’ll find her in the most obscure of travel destinations, exploring unknown vistas and clicking images in her mind for her next write-up.

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