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A DAY TRIP TO THE STATUE OF UNITY

A DAY TRIP TO THE STATUE OF UNITY

Well, it was such a magnificent experience to visit the Statue of Unity. I still cannot forget the first time I had seen the Statue of Unity. It is the Tallest Statue in the world. A magnificent and huge Statue with 182 meters in height. I will be sharing my experience for A Day Trip to Statue of Unity.

 It is a statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who had played a significant role for the independence of India. He was the first Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of India after the country got Independence from the British. 

The Statue is the symbol of Unity and resembles the country which is a strong example of Unity in Diversity. A country that has people belonging from different religions, speaking different languages and having different cultures, but still, everyone stays in harmony or Unity. 

Now I will be sharing with you my experience of visiting the magnificent Statue of Unity in a day which is located in a small village Kevadia in the Gujarat State of India

Timings and Tickets – A DAY TRIP TO STATUE OF UNITY

Well, you have to take note of that the Statue of Unity is closed on Monday. So, do plan your trip accordingly. The Ticket pricing also do vary. They have different types of Tickets like Viewing gallery ticket and also Express tickets where you get to skip the Que and visit the Statue of Unity. I would suggest you to book the Viewing Gallery tickets.

Well, due to Covid19 restrictions you have to book your tickets online before visiting the Statue of Unity. You can book the tickets from their official website, the link to which will be mentioned below in the Blog Post. You can check out further details for booking tickets in my previous blog post.

A DAY TRIP TO STATUE OF UNITY

It is built in a huge spacious area. Also, there are some interesting places to see near the Statue of Unity. You can check out my previous blog post for nearby places in the Statue of Unity.

tHE ENTRANCE OF THE STATUE OF UNITY. a DAY TRIP TO STATUE OF UNITY
THE ENTRANCE

Well, this was an unforgettable experience I must say. What an evening we had spent while visiting the Statue of Unity. We had booked the Viewing Gallery Ticket. The Entrance of the Statue is magnificent. There were escalators towards the Statue Of Unity and also a walkway. After a long stretch of the walkway, we came near the Statue.

Huge Escalators towards the Staue of Unity
HUGE ESCALATORS

MUSEUM

The Museum at The Statue of Unity
THE MUSEUM

There is a huge museum just below the Statue of Unity. We were then taken to the Viewing Gallery which had breathtaking views of the Narmada River. At, the viewing gallery, a supervisor was instructing us and also told us about the whole process of how the Statue was built. 

THE FEET OF THE STATUE OF UNITY

Then we went to the feet of the Statue where we clicked a lot of pictures. You could just notice how tall the statue is from this point. Also, you can enjoy the view of the River Narmada from this point in the Statue of unity.

Cafeteria

Cafeteria at the Statue of Unity
THE CAFETERIA

There is also a Food Mall inside the Campus of the Statue of Unity. You can get some snacks or refreshments from here. Then in the evening, we enjoyed seeing the Projection Mapping. 

PROJECTION MAPPING

Projection Mapping at the Statue of UNITY
PROJECTION MAPPING

The Projection Mapping was designed to explain the Story of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel and his struggles for the Independence of the Country. The Projection mapping is approximately half an hour in the evening held only once in a day. It is again a beautiful experience.

Well, overall we had an unforgettable visit to the Statue of Unity. Well, if you want to visit only the Statue of Unity then one day is enough to visit the place. You can check out some great tips and tricks while booking your online tickets and also how to conveniently plan your trip in my below blog post.

Have a look at a detailed video in the below link

Also, you can make your online bookings for a day trip to Statue of Unity at https://statueofunity.in/

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