Statue of Unity is the tallest statue of world built in 2018, a homage to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Iron Man, and first Home Minister of Independent India.
It is located at Sardar Sarovar Dam near Narmada river, in Kevadia district of Gujarat, India
The height of Statue of Unity is 182 m, double the height of Statue of Liberty in New York.
You can visit Statue of Unity all year round, but it can get extremely hot during summers. So best time would be from November to February.
It is roughly 200 km, roughly 4 hrs by car. You may also like to check out this blog on Best Places To Visit In Ahmedabad.
Vadodara Airport is the nearest airport around 90 kms.
Ahemdabad Airport is roughly 208kms from Statue Of Unity.
The nearest major railway station to Kevadia are Vadodra (roughly 78 km) and Bharuch (roughly 75 km).
Yes, if you leave early morning around 7 am, one can expect to reach by around 11.30 am. You can spend the day exploring the area and leave by around 4 pm and reach Ahmedabad by around 9 pm.
No, You are not allowed to carry outside eatables/ food and can keep inside your cars in parking.
It opens at 8 am till 6 pm. Laser Light and Sound show can be viewed 7 pm on-wards.
Statue Of Unity is closed on Mondays for maintenance work.
The entry ticket costs 150 Rs for Adults and 90 Rs for Children. It doesnt include the entry to the viewing gallery
The entry ticket price includes Audio Visual Gallery, Exhibition, Valley of Flowers, Sardar Sarovar Dam Viewpoint and Bus Service for above places. This ticket does not include access to Viewing Gallery.
If you buy viewing gallery ticket then you dont need to buy the entry ticket separately. The price is 380 for adult and 230 for child. Buy here
One can expect to easily spend 5 hrs if visiting on a day trip.
Yes, you can buy Statue of Unity Express Ticket to skip long queues to enter the viewing Gallery. It costs 1030 for Adult and same for child.
You can buy tickets online here on their website or directly buy it on spot.
The price for Foreign Nationals /Non Indian residents is 1530 for Adult and 830 for child. It includes Express entry to Viewing Gallery for foreigner visitors in addition to SoU entry, Exhibition, Audio Visual Gallery, Valley of Flowers, Sardar Sarovar Dam Viewpoint and Bus Service for above places.
Yes, it is included.
Yes, beside the museum/statue and exhibition there are other options to explore. Laser Light & Sound Show, Tour of Sardar Sarover Dam, Valley of Flowers, Jungle Safari, Ekta Nagar, Riverfront Cycling, Rafting, Unity Glow Garden, or take a Zarvani Eco Tourism Bus Tour.
Ekta Nagar is roughly 3.5 km from Statue of Unity
Visha van, Cactus Garde, Butterfly Garden, Dino Trail, Ekta Nursery, etc are included in Zarvani Eco Tourism Bus Tour.
Yes, restrooms are available.
Yes, there is a food court and famous Starbucks Coffee Shop, inside the campus of Statue of Unity. Also there are restaurants like Ekta Tribal Cafe near Ekta Nursery.
Yes, to reach the foot of the Statue there are escalators and to reach the observation deck there is an elevator.
Yes, they are available
You can stay at nearby towns of Vadodra or Rajpipal. If you want to stay in proximity to Statue of Unity you can stay at the luxury hotel of Ramada Encore by Wyndham which is 5 kms from Statue of Unity- Click here
Also you can stay at Tent City Click Here roughly 6.5 km from Statue of Unity
Statue Of Unity is absolutely worth visiting. The photos dont do justice to this grand and massive monument.
Yes there is a Helicopter ride option to book on spot. Online bookings are currently not available for it.
The parking is roughly 6 km away from Statue of Unity. There is an option of taking the bus (included in price ticket) or take a private colored auto-rickshaw for extra charge. Buses run every 5 to 15 min.
Please Note: Rule for parking keep changing depending on the crowds.
Yes, there is an application for Android (click here) and for Ios (click here)