The statue of Unity – being recognized as the world’s tallest statue is gaining immense popularity worldwide. The reason is its uniqueness with the Man Behind the integration of India chooses to touch the sky where no other statue of the world can reach. The renowned leader who worked selfless for the unity of the nation and lived throughout his life to see India as a free bird again is chosen for the esteem acknowledgment by the beloved Prime Minister Narendra Modi who inaugurated the statue recently.
All about the Statue of Unity:
Ram V. Sutar completes the exquisite designing. It is predominantly of the bronze material which looks marvelous at the Sadhu Island, Narmada district, Gujarat. The sole statue height is 570ft, and with the inclusion of the base, it is 790 ft total. Another astonishing feature which visitors can admire while touring the place is museum depicting the lifestyle of Patel, a Tent city, Valley of flowers. Tent City, especially for tourist, can accommodate around 500 tourists at a time. The tourist will have the view of Sardar Sarovar Dam also. The valley of flowers showcases the nursery of different plants and flowers. You can choose from them for growing at your home.
Here are the ways you can implement from different regions of India to reach the Statue which creates history and sets an example for following the path of oneness:
6. Reach Statue of Unity from Delhi
National Highway 48 will lead you to your destination statue, and the total distance is 1072 km which takes 18 hours 49 minutes approximately via car. Taking flight is bit effortless as travel journey is just 1 hour 40 minutes. You need to reach first reach Vadodara Airport to make way for Statues of Unity if you are taking flight from Delhi. From the airport take the road for commuting to reach Kevadia. A 3.5 km highway is there to enter as Sadhu Island which is your ultimate destination. There is also an option for the railway as Baruch Railway is nearby to it if you are not coming directly. From there follow the same path to reach Kevadia and then Sadhu Island.
5. Reach Statue of Unity from Mumbai
There are three routes to follow if one wants to see the statue from Mumbai. First one is to take NH160 and NH953 which takes almost 11 hours to make it. The other path is only to follow NH 160 highway that will take nearly one hour less to travel. If you want the shortest route via car to The Statue of Unity, then follow NH48 with the total distance of 417 km and it will take hardly 8 hours to visit the place. Above all make pre-planned bookings for the flight which takes about an hour to reach Vadodara
4. Reach Statue of Unity from Bangalore
The direct train service is not available from Bangalore to Kevadia. The only to highway to follow is National Highway 48. You can take a Taxi or other transportation to reach the Statue. The approximate distance between both points is 1400 km, and it takes around 22.5 hours to arrive at the desired location. Considering the flight option which bears the same time as Delhi, land at Vadodara Airport and reaches at Kevadia which is approx 90 km from Vadodara. From there keep moving to Sadhu Island comes your way.
3. Reach Statue of Unity from Hyderabad
Nonstop flight will take almost one hour 50 minutes to reach Vadodara. Tourists from Hyderabad or Telangana can also opt for both taking train from Hyderabad to Vadodara and then considering moving out with taxi to reach Kevadia. Through train, it will take 22 hours to arrive Vadodara and then further around 2 hours for Kevadia. The other way is to use National Highway 52 which is 959.3 km from Hyderabad. It takes a total time of 20.5 hours.
2. Reach Statue of Unity from Chennai
Chennai being the almost southeastern end of India takes more time to visit the Sadhu Island. The one way is to directly take the highway (NH 48) with car transportation to reach at destination within 29 hours. If you take the train then also it consumes same time. The shortest way is through flight where it hardly takes 5 hours to reach Vadodara and then rest area you can efficiently manage.
1. Reach Statue of Unity from Calcutta
Traveling from Calcutta to Statue of Unity is just like two points on the same parallel. Both the locations are like the mirror image situated straight northeast from the statue’s location. It takes the longest time to reach via car that is 39 hours. You can also make travel through train which also consumes enough time for commuting. It is highly preferable to take flight for hassle-free traveling which only takes 6 hours for commuting nonstop.
The experience to explore the newest recreational place is the most valuable travel journey one can plan to implement. The statue is excellent in itself being commemorated for remembrance of The Iron Man of India. You can visit the place to take deep inspiration to adopt the morals and values of the Leader in your life.