How to Reach World's Tallest Statue of Unity?


How are you, friends? I hope, you are doing good in your life. Today, in this post we are going to talk about the world’s tallest statue i.e. Statue of Unity. Statue of Unity is the world tallest statue and it is located in the Kevadia village of Gujarat.  The nearest landmark of this statue of unity is the Sardar Sarovar Dam. Statue of Unity reminds us of the iron man of India i.e. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was the first deputy prime minister of independent Bharat and he had given a great contribution to the unification of our country.  Owing to this, he is also known as the unifier of India as well.

How to reach Statue of Unity




The statue of unity is dedicated to one of the founding fathers of our country and the height of the statue of unity is 182 meters, the tallest statue in the world. Previously, the tallest statue (Spring Temple Buddha) located in China with a height of 153 meters.  It is located on the sadhu bet inland on the Narmada facing the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Kevadia village nearby Vadodara.

How to reach World's Tallest Statue of Unity

The topics which we are going to cover in this post are as follows:


Design & Construction of the world’s tallest Statue of Unity

The statue of unity was designed by Indian Sculptor Ram Vanji Suthar. He is a very famous sculptor and also got India’s highest honor awards like Padma Shri & Padma Bhushan. The statue has been divided into five parts and the first 3 parts are open for the public while the fourth part of the statue is for the maintenance. The fifth & final part of the statue contains head & Shoulder of Sardar.

How to reach Statue of Unity


The first level of statue starts from the base and goes up to the shins, and it contains museum cataloging Sardar Patel contributions and a memorial garden. The second zone is up to the height of 149 meters and viewing gallery form the third zone. Through this gallery, the visitor can enjoy the views of the Narmada and the surrounding Satpura and Vindhyachal ranges. In order to reach the third level, four lifts are placed in the legs of the Sardar Ji that will take the visitors to the viewing gallery in 30 seconds. The capacity of one lift is 26 peoples and the capacity of the viewing gallery is approximately 200 persons.

How to reach World's Tallest Statue of Unity


Interesting facts of the world’s tallest Statue of Unity

Let us share some interesting facts about the statue of unity.

The bronze cladding of the statue has been constructed by the Chinese company known as Jiangxi Toqine company. The innermost layer of the three-layer structure is made of RCC (reinforcement cement concrete), cement and 8 mm bronze.

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The color of the statue of unity will change from bronze to green color in a period of 100 years. This is due to the natural aging process of the material.

Book Tickets of Statue of Unity


Major attractions of the world’s tallest Statue of Unity

The major attractions of the statue of unity are the museum, garden, viewing gallery and the nearby area of the statue of unity.

How to Reach World's Tallest Statue of Unity

How to Reach the world’s tallest Statue of Unity

The nearest airport and railway station of the statue of unity is Vadodara.  You may hire a cab or use public transport to reach the statue of unity once you reach Vadodara. There is good news for the visitors as well. Very soon, a new railway station is going to build in the Kevadia village and then it would become very easy to reach the statue of unity. Central Government has already given their nod for this project.

Ticket Fees and Timings

The ticket price of the statue of unity is divided into two parts i.e. entry ticket and observation deck view.

Visitor Type
Entry Ticket
Observation Deck view
Adult
INR 120 + INR 30 (Bus Charges)
INR 350 + INR 30 (Bus Charges)
Children (aged 3 to 15 years)
INR 60 + INR 30 (Bus Charges)
INR 200 + INR 30 (Bus Charges)
Children (below 3 years)
Free
Free

It is closed on Monday and opens for other days (Tuesday to Sunday) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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