Statue of Unity, Gujarat

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Statue of Unity Guide: Statue of Unity is the world's highest statue.  Statue of Unity height is 182 meters. Earlier, the Spring Temple Buddha, which is in China, was the largest statue in the world with a height of 153 meters.

But it proved small in front of the Statue of Unity. As soon as this statue was built, all the big idols of this world became small and its name rises to the top in the Guinness World Record.

Statue of Unity Guide, Gujarat - Route - Timing - Prices - History

The Statue of Unity represents humans living together. This statue is made in memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Also known as ironman of India. We will talk about these further.

The Complete Tourist Guide of the Statue of Unity is available only on this website. If you are about to come here then you must read this post. Here you will get all the information and you must know before coming here.

Statue of Unity, Gujarat - Route, Timing, Cost, History, Guide

Statue of Unity: Full Detail

The Statue of Unity is located on the banks of the Narmada River in Vadodara, Gujarat. Where it has been built on an island named Sadhu Bet near Sardar Sarovar Dam. This statue is made of concrete and bronze material. The view of the Narmada River passing through the hills of the region brings great peace to the mind.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Statue of Unity Guide
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Statue of Unity Height Comparison

Rajpipla is the nearest town. However, this city has not developed. But with the arrival of the Statue of Unity, the city is becoming a much-developed city. Due to the hilly area, the climate here is very clear.

This statue is at an elevation of 237.5 meters above sea level. The geolocation of the Statue of Unity is available at the bottom of this page. Which you can reach there without any problems through Google Maps.

The Statue of Unity was created under the supervision of Shri Narendra Modi the Prime Minister of India. The government also established the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Rashtriya Ekta Trust (SVPRET) to build this statue which is under construction by Larsen & Toubro Company. Which is an Indian construction and engineering company.

The design work of this idol was done by Shri Ram V. Sutar. Ram V. Sutar is a popular sculptor awarded with Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri Award. Ram V. Sutar is also named in the Guinness World Record for being the world's largest statue designer.


The construction of the Statue of Unity cost is $ 420 million. With this, you must have understood that there was no reduction in any quality in the construction of this idol. However, due to this work being in the hands of the Indian government, so much of its expenditure was justified.

Apart from the Statue, there is a special arrangement for tourists. You can also do tracking, camping, and rafting here. Due to the river and mountains in this area, you will feel pure nature. Near the Statue of Unity, you will also get many hotels and restaurants.

Now, let you know why the Statue of Unity was created? And what is the history of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel?

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Statue of Unity Guide
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Statue of Unity

Statue of Unity History

The Statue of Unity is a memorial. Which is built in memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is also known as the ironman of India. Let's know why his idol was made?

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was India's most famous lawyer in the 1930s. Being in contact with Mahatma Gandhi, he became interested in politics. And being a very skilled and reliable person, people started bringing him into politics.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was also made the first Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister of India. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel also started the Quit India Movement against the British, in which he got a lot of people's support.

After the independence of India in 1947, all the cities of India started accepting their different minds. It is said that India did not want to make one country. Rather, people started making their own country.

In this way, India had a total of 565 pieces. Then Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel united all the states on his own power and made a new Indian country again.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Statue of Unity Guide
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel History

Some Muslims were still not getting satisfaction, then gave a piece of India for them which is now known as Pakistan and Bangladesh.

If history is to be believed, India had ended after independence. And there was no one to lead India after the British left. Therefore, the local people were engaged in making their city to a new country.

Had Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel not been there on that day, India would have remained a group of 565 different countries even today.

This statue was made on 13 October 2018 to commemorate his great work. Which was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi.

This Statue was inaugurated on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti day. I hope you have understood the history of the Statue of Unity.

This statue is about living together. And the statue was made in memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Also known as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Statue.

Now let me tell you how you can reach here?

How to reach the Statue of Unity?

The Statue of Unity location in Vadodara city of Gujarat. The Statue of Unity is visible from a distance on the island named Sadhu Bet, situated near the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the banks of the Narmada River.

The nearest airport and railway station available in Vadodara. If you are coming from via plane or via train then you will have to come to Vadodara first.

From Vadodara, you have to go to Kevadia, 89 kilometers away. Then from here, you have to reach Sadhu Island, 3.5 kilometers away. You can also come to Kevadia via bus car or bike.

In Kevadia you will find two places Tent House i.e. Camp, you can stay here easily. Apart from this, you also get a 3-star hotel named Bharat Bhavan Complex with 52 rooms.

You will get rooms to stay here a bit expensive. The Statue of Unity is just 3 kilometers away from this hotel. It will take you at most 10 minutes to reach the Statue of Unity.

You will have time from 9 am to 6 pm to visit the Statue of Unity every day. To go to the statue, you must buy the tickets first. By the way, you can book tickets online from Statue of Unity Booking.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Statue of Unity Guide
Statue of Unity Guide

How does it cost to visit the Statue of Unity?

You will get two types of tickets the name of the deck view and entry view. The price of a deck view ticket is Rs 350. In which you can visit the Statue of Unity site, Sardar Patel Memorial, Museum, and Sardar Sarovar Dam along with going inside the Statue.

The second ticket entry view is a lite ticket. In which you can visit the Sardar Sarovar Dam along with Valley of Flower, Memorial, Museum, and Audio-Visual Gallery. Just you will not be able to go inside the statue with this ticket. You can also buy this ticket in two ways.

For 15-year-olds, the cost of this ticket is 60 rupees, for those older than 15 years, this ticket is 120 rupees. There is free entry for children lower than 3 years of age.

Let me tell you one thing the Statue of Unity special bus is also available from Kevadia to reach Sadhu Island. If you have taken deck view or entry view tickets for yours. Then the bus fare will be free for you.

After reaching the chest of the statue means inside the Statue of Unity. You will reach the gallery, from where you can see the Sardar Sarovar Dam. And you can also see the view of the surrounding hill areas.

The Statue of Unity has a complete arrangement of light which makes the Statue of Unity look quite spectacular even at night.

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FAQ

Q. Where is the Statue of Unity?
The Statue of Unity is located in Kevadia city near Nardama river, Vadodara, Gujarat.

Q. Who was Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel?
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was a freedom fighter who reunited scattered India.

Q. How to reach the Statue of Unity?
To reach here, you will have to go to Vadodara, Gujarat. And then you have to reach Kevadia city and then you can go to the Statue of Unity easily.

Q. How does it cost to visit the Statue of Unity?
With all activities, you may pay around 500 INR. Fare is not included.

Q. What is the best time to visit the Statue of Unity?
You can come here from October to June of the month. And you can go inside of complex from 9am to 6pm.