Although lying in a remote corner, the Gujarat government has already started promoting the Rs 3,000 crore statue as a major tourism destination. So there is a need to know some things about Sardar Patel. Located on the Sadhu Bet island on the Narmada, the height of the Statue of Unity 183 metre is almost twice that of America's Statue of Liberty 93 metre. This is a great dedication to such a great man. For Gujarat tourism, which already has the Great Rann of Kutch and the Gandhi circuit as big attractions, the Statue of Unity is on its way to being added to the list. The picturesque surroundings of the Satpura and Vindhyachal hills along with the mighty river Narmada provide the perfect view to the statue, which is built on an island. The height of feet of the statue of liberty is 80 feet.
This is a beautiful background against the statue. For those who want to click photographs, the complex also has a separate selfie point from where you get a good view of the statue and its surroundings. Buses have also been made available for tourists inside the complex. Each ticket is issued for two hours. Here are six astounding facts about this massive multipurpose water resources project. Price: Highest ticket price is Rs 350 per head for Adults, for kids between 3 to 15 years old Rs 200, free entry for kids below 3 years old.
You can book here- Image credits also from soutickets. Though tourists may be fascinated by the 600-feet height of the Statue of Unity, the surroundings of the Narmada river, the Sardar Sarobar dam against the backdrop of Satpura and Vindhyachal hills are no less mesmerising. The Sardar Sarovar Dam is built on the Narmada near Rajpipla in the state of Gujarat. There is also a 17-km-long Valley of Flowers and a Tent City. A visitor can take a lift installed inside the statue which runs at a speed of 4 metres per second to reach a viewers' gallery, close to the chest of the statue, at a height of 135 metres. The Tallest,The Grandest The Iron Man is Our Sardar! Despite his differences with Nehru and other leaders after independence, he never lost his vision of the great nation and worked tirelessly towards achieving all the dreams. Entry for: Observation deck, valley of flowers, Sardar Patel museum, audio visual gallery, statue of unity site and Sardar Sarovar Dam.
It further extends by 74 km in Rajasthan, and has 38 off-taking branch canals being built in phases. It gives you entry to the valley of flower, memorial, museum and audio visual gallery, the Statue of Unity site and the Sardar Sarovar Dam. Entry ticket for adults is priced at Rs 120 while for children between three to 15 years , it is Rs 60. The iron needed for building the statue is brought from different villages all around India. Despite his political differences, he was respected by leaders across the spectrum. Statue of Unity ticket price, booking process: Tickets for visiting the Statue of Unity can be booked in online as well as offline. Boat rides will also begin soon.
This monument will not just be a mute memorial like the rest, but a fully functional. The man behind the unification of India, Patel was the reason we can call ourselves India. The Gujarat government has built a tourism ecosystem in Narmada district with the Statue of Unity as a prime attraction. There are a lot of things to discuss. Post the grand celebration marking the inauguration event, the statue will be open for public visit from November 3.
The statue complex has a separate selfie point which gets you a good view of the statue and its pristine surroundings. Considering that the location of the Statue falls under the jurisdiction of Narmada district that is predominantly tribal, much importance will be given to the issues of tribal culture and economy of the area to be included in and around the Statue. As Gujarat chief minister, Modi had announced the project in 2010 ahead of the civic elections in Ahmedabad. Discussions have also been held with the Railways to build a railway station at Kevadia and connect it with major cities, including Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara. Dawning the skyline, the grand statue of Patel is believed to be a major tourist destination for International travellers and domestic tourists. A lot of people fought for the independence of India and one of the most important people in this independence struggle was Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
The Sardar Sarovar Dam is built on the Narmada near Rajpipla in the state of Gujarat. Tourists will be treated to 30-minute laser shows in the evening every day. Statue Country Height in Mtrs Ranking Statue of Unity India 182 Mtrs 1 Spring Temple Buddha China 153 Mtrs 2 Ushiku Daibutsu Japan 120 Mtrs 3 Statue of Liberty U. Online ticket booking for the Statue of Unity has already started but tickets are being sold only for dates beginning this Saturday, November 3. 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. The statue of unity is designed by Ram V. The contact numbers mentioned on the website of Statue of Unity online booking were not reachable.
For those who want to click photographs, the complex also has a separate selfie point near the Statue of Unity. On an average, 15,000 visitors are expected daily to the site. Tickets to avail the bus services cost Rs 30 for adults and Re 1 for children. Statue development through four stages of Mockup, state of the art three-dimensional scanning technique and computer numerical control production technique adopted to ensure accurate reproduction of minute details. The statue of Unity is located nearly 90 kilometres from Vadodara in Gujarat, and 200 kilometres from Ahmedabad How to book tickets for Statue of Unity? Here are six astounding facts about this massive multipurpose water resources project.
It is a tribute to the man who united India, Sardar Patel. The statue of unity is inaugurated on the 143rd Jayanti of Sardar Patel. Project Objectives As a memorial to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the statue will not only remind every individual of our great nation's freedom struggle but will also inspire the people of our country to inculcate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's visionary ideologies of unity, patriotism, inclusive growth and good governance. Check ticket price, entry timings, other details To get the best view of the picturesque environs of the Statue of Unity from the observation deck, you will have to shell out Rs 350 per person. The innermost layer is made of reinforced cement concrete, the middle layer is a steel structure and the outermost layer is 8mm bronze cladding. The river has a basin area of 97,410 square km and flows between the Vindhya and Satpura mountain ranges.