With the Statue of Unity, Gujrat is flourishing in tourism. A tribute to the Iron Man, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, a prominent figure in the struggle for Independence. The Statue is the tallest statue in the world, with a height of 182-meter height, constructed in just 46 months, inaugurated on the 143rd birth anniversary of the Iron Man of India (30 October 2018).
Situated on the Sadhu Bet island, near Rajpipla and Narmada river in Gujarat, it faces 3.2 km away from Sardar Sarovar Dam, between Satpura and Vindhya mountain ranges and is 200 km away from Ahmedabad.
Things to Know to Plan your Vacation:
The statue is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 8 am to 6 pm. But remains closed on Monday for maintenance, so remember to check the statue of unity booking properly for a great visit.
There are various places built inside the complex that has wonderful places that you can see. The government has built 3-star hotels, shopping centres, and a research centre inside. A museum and audio-video gallery are also major points of attraction. The laser light show provides information on the unification of India, which starts from 7.30 pm onwards.
How to Reach the Place?
It can be easily reached easily from the nearest International airports of Ahmedabad, Vadodara, and Surat, connected to all major airports. Visitors can book a bus to the Statue through the Gujarat Transport Corporation. It also has great roadway access, so reaching the place is easy.
Book SOU Tickets online to avoid long queues and many hassles.
Basic Entry Ticket – The cost of the ticket is ₹150 for adults and ₹90 for the 3-15 years children, including entry access to light and sound show, museum, the Valley of flowers, Sardar Sarovar Dam, and Bus service.
Viewing Gallery Ticket – It costs ₹380 for adults and ₹230 for the children, including access to the viewing Gallery. The gallery is located 500 feet above the ground and at the chest level of the Statue.
Express Entry Ticket – The price of this ticket is ₹1030 and has all the benefits of a Viewing Gallery Ticket along with priority access to the gallery.
Foreigner Express Entry Ticket – Only for foreign guests, and includes all the benefits. It costs ₹1530 for the adults and ₹830 for the children.
Accommodation for the Visitors
Various choices are available for everyone, the accommodation is safe and comfortable, this is provided so you do not have much hassle during your stay. You can choose from all the various packages available. So you either have a long holiday which fits you or chooses a one day trip.
The visitors could opt to stay in the Narmada tent city, a beautiful resort. It has a wide range of tents with simple or luxurious accommodation. All facilities are available, including 5-star hotel foods, cultural performances, and selfie points. You could also choose to stay in the Shrestha Bharat Bhavan, which is a luxurious hotel located near the iconic Statue. Visitors can enjoy all types of facilities. Sardar Sarovar Resort is one of the international standard resorts where visitors can get the facilities of luxurious rooms, delicious food, a swimming pool, spa, and various other things.
There are many things you can see and enjoy at the Sardar Patel’s Statue of Unity, so plan the vacation which fits you best. Have an amazing stay, relax and enjoy the beautiful complex and the exhilarating view of the Narmada River and the Satpura and Vindhya hills. Check the official website in case you require more information.