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Why Tourists Love the Statue of Unity and Sardar Sarovar Dam at Kevadia Gujarat

Sep 29, 2020 | Tourism

Most importantly, the Statue of Unity is considered the tallest man-made structure on earth, therefore people are attracted towards it. The statue stands 182 kilometer tall and it took around 3000 crore Indian currency to build. It is 200 km distant from Ahmedabad, but since the transport is good, you can easily reach there by road. The statue successfully grabs the attention of tourists and over 15,000 visitors are expected daily.

The Statue of Unity is a complete package

The Statue of Unity offers a grandiose package for tourists including luxurious nature resort, light and sound show, selfie point, museum, audio-visual gallery, trained guides, valley of flowers, nearby attractions and beautiful natural environs.

Inside the complex, you will get to see 3-star hotels, shopping centers as well as a research center, initiated by the government of India. There are high-speed elevators for taking you up to 400 feet of the monument which is near the chest level of the statue.

The Selfie Point

If you are a person who takes selfie frequently, you would love to see the selfie point, it will allow you to enjoy an outstanding sight of the surroundings. The museum and an audio-video gallery also attract tourists. If you are interested to know about the unification of India after independence, you should consider the laser light and sound show.

Once you get there you can explore…

  • The statue of a great man Sardar Vallabbhai Patel
  • Viewing gallery
  • Valley of flowers
  • Wall of unity
  • Selfie point
  • Laser light and sound show
  • Museum & audio-visual gallery

Attractions near the Statue of Unity

Sardar Sarovar Dam

It is located 3.8 km away from the statue on the Narmada River, supplying four states of India, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. It is the second largest Dam in the world and a suitable place for activities such as sighting birds and crocodiles, hiking and exploring the tall mountain ranges.

Jungle Safari Park

It is 2 km distant from the statue, a great place to look over with your family. You will get to see over 1500 birds and animals and nearly 62 species of them including fauna from different places like Africa, America and Australia.

Zarwani Waterfalls

This place is 14.4 km distant from the statue of unity. You can trek, picnic or enjoy wildlife photography, getting a refreshing experience.

Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary

This place is spread over an area of 607.70 sq km, harboring leopard, sloth bear, Chausinga, pangolin, Rhesus macaque, migratory birds, barking deer and so on. The sanctuary is dominated by Rajpipla trees and is considered one of the best forested places of Gujarat. If you love adventure, then this is the perfect place for you to visit while planning the statue of unity trip.

Booking tickets for the statue of unity

You can certainly book your tickets online by visiting the official website. Make sure to have hard or soft copies of your tickets because you may be asked to show it in multiple places within the statue of unity complex.

Fees for the observation deck:

  • It is free for the children between the ages of 0 to 3 years
  • For kids between 3 to 15 years the ticket costs Rs 200
  • For adult Rs 300 per head, including your access to the observation deck, the valley of flowers, Sardar Patel memorial museum and audio-visual gallery
  • You will be charged additional Rs30 per head if you take the bus transportation service

Conclusion

Undoubtedly, the Statue of Unity has become the key attraction for tourists, making Gujarat a tourist hub. It is a great place to visit, not just to witness the tallest statue, but also to explore the beauty of nature.

If you need a break from your hectic city life, the statue of unity would be your best choice. Make sure you gather sufficient information before visiting to make your trip smooth and flawless.

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