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Description

THE TALLEST,
THE GRANDEST
THE IRON MAN IS OUR SARDAR!
The one who won over British leaders in the Satyagrah of Kheda and Bardoli, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was the Bismarck of Modern India, who led the welfare of farmers. He is renowned as the architect of independent India, as he united all diverse 562 princely states to build one great Republic of India. Shri Narendra Modi decided to pay honorable tribute which will be cherished for centuries by the whole world and it will become a matter of pride for every Indian for this great man. Built in less than five years, it is the world’s tallest, grandest and giant statue. It is a tribute to the man who united India, Sardar Patel.


The Statue of Unity is a colossal statue of Indian statesman and independence activist Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (1875–1950) in the state of Gujarat, India. It is the world's tallest statue with a height of 182 metres. It is located on a river island facing the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the river Narmada in Kevadiya colony, 100 kilometres southeast of the city of Vadodara.


The project was first announced in 2010 and the construction of statue started in October 2014 by Larsen & Toubro, who received the contract for ₹2,989 crore (US$420 million). It was designed by Indian sculptor Ram V. Sutar, and was inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 31 October 2018, the 143rd anniversary of Patel's birth.


Visitors to take a note that Statue of Unity Site Entry Opens at 09:00 AM and Closes at 05:00 PM


Inclusions

Entry Ticket


Exclusions

• Pickup and Drop
• Alcohol and Bevrages
• Any other personal expenses


Highlights

World's tallest statue with a height of 182 metres (597 ft)


Additional Information

Where is the Statue of Unity Located?
The Statue of Unity is located in the state of Gujarat near the Narmada Dam. To be more precise, the statue stands on Sadhu Bet, a river Island near the city of Rajpipla in the Narmada district.


How can one reach?
Visitors can reach the Statue of Unity by road, air, or the sea. Two state highways connect the statue to all the prominent cities of Gujarat and the rest of India. The airport and railhead in Vadodara are located at a distance of 90 km from the statue. There are also plans to open a new railway line in 2019 – Pratapnagar-Dabhoi-Chandod-Kevadia Colony. Apart from this, access to the statue will become much easier with the launch of a seaplane service that is being planned between Sabarmati riverfront and Panchmuli lake on the Narmada canal. The distance of the statue from Sardar Sarovar Dam is 4 km, Surat 154 km, Mumbai 418 km, and Ahmedabad 198 km.


Which is the Nearest Airport?
Vadodara is a prominent city in Gujarat and is hence, well-connected to other major cities of the country. The Vadodara Aiport, which is 90 km away, provides easy access to the statue. Cabs and public transport is available at the airport and will take you directly to the statue.


Which is the Nearest Railway Station?
The nearest railway station is the Vadodara railway station. After de-boarding, hop on to the public transport or hire a cab, which are easily available at the station, to reach the statue.


How to Reach by Road?
A 320-meter-long bridge connects Sadhu Bet, the island where the statue is located, to the mainland. A 3.5 km long highway is also under construction and will connect the statue to Kevadia town.


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