Statue of Unity Cost and Ticket Booking Information

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel has become not just a name but a symbol of patriotism. Today we are talking about the statue of the same Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, which is located in Kevadia area of Gujarat, which is also known as Statue of Unity. If you also want to know interesting information about the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, then read this article completely.

The special feature of this statue is that this statue is the first such statue in the world, it took the least time to make, the time taken to make it is divided into four stages, this mockup is produced by Computer Numerical 3D Scanning Control Production.

Statue of Unity Cost

Built at a cost of around Rs 3,000 crore, the historic statue was designed by 94-year-old sculptor Ram V. Sutar from Maharashtra and built by Mumbai-based Larsen & Toubro Company.

About Rs 2,989 crore was spent on making this statue of Sardar Patel. According to the company, except the partial work of coating the bronze, the rest of the construction has been done in the country itself.

Interesting information related to Statue of Unity

The ‘Statue of Unity’ is the largest statue not only of India but of the world.

The ‘Statue of Unity’ attracted the most tourists, breaking the record of India’s Taj Mahal.

The height of ‘Statue of Unity’ installed on the banks of Sardar Sarovar Dam is 182 meters, which is twice the height of ‘Statue of Liberty’ 93 meters high in New York, USA.

The total weight of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s statue ‘Statue of Unity’ is 1700 tones. Its foot height is 80 feet. Arm height is 70 feet, shoulder height is 140 feet and face height is 70 feet.

The Statue of Unity was built by Larsen & Toubro Company under the supervision of Ram Sutar.

Statue of Unity in India

About 3000 rupees have been spent in the construction of this statue. The foundation stone of the Statue of Unity was laid on 31 October 2013, the 138th anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, when PM Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat.

5700 metric tons i.e. about 57 lakh kilograms of structural steel has been used to make the Statue of Unity. Along with this, 18500 metric tons of rods have also been installed in it. 2 crore 25 lakh kg of cement has been used to make the idol.

Its construction took 33 months and the statue was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on 31 October 2018 on the 143rd anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

A lift has also been installed in this idol. This lift goes to the upper part of the Statue of Unity and from there the view of Narmada River can be seen.

Interesting 10 facts about Statue of Unity

  • 57,00,000 kg of structural steel has been used to make the Statue of Unity.
  • The 182 meter tall Statue of Unity is the tallest statue in the world.
  • A Statue of Unity Cost of 2989 crores has been incurred to make this idol installed in Kevadiya of Narmada district of Gujarat.
  • The Statue of Unity took 44 months to build.
  • ‘Iron donation’ campaign was started for the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Donations of iron were sought from common people from all corners of the country.
  • 2.25 million kilograms of cement was used to make the idol.
  • The ‘Statue of Unity’ has a 153 meter long gallery for the audience, which can seat 200 people at a time.
  • The ‘Statue of Unity’ can be seen even from 7 km away.

Statue of Unity ticket booking

Ticket booking for Statue of Unity can be done both online and offline. The ticket to enter the ‘Statue of Unity’ is 60 to 350 rupees. Admission is free for 3 year olds. Tourists can book tickets to see this statue on any day of the week from 9 am to 5 pm. Tickets for the Statue of Unity can also be booked from the website

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