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11 Causes Why I Beloved Visiting Statue Of Unity (SOU), Gujarat

 Final month, I visited Gujarat because of an impromptu invite from Gujarat Tourism, Ministry of Tourism – Authorities of India. In addition to it being my first FAM journey, I used to be doubly excited for the place I used to be visiting. I used to be wanting to see the Statue of Unity in individual – was it actually as grand as it’s portrayed within the information and media or is all of the hype round it simply merely overrated? 

Statue of Unity Kevadiya Gujarat - Indian Pride

Armed with my bag of curiosity, I went with an open thoughts – I used to be both going to like or hate the entire thought of the World’s Tallest Statue however most significantly I used to be going to see the Statue of Unity – because it was, simply the way in which it was – no preconceived notions, no judgements, no expectations imposed.

So what did I see?

I cherished vising the Statue of Unity! Beloved it for what it stood. Beloved it for the emotions, the meals, the individuals, the structure, the amalgamation of nature — visiting SOU was 2 full days of exploration and surprise.

Simply how a lot did I like it? Let me rely the methods:

1. The World’s Tallest Statue

Let’s get this straight – The Statue of Unity is actually large!

Statue of Unity Kevadiya Gujarat - World's Tallest Statue

It’s 182 metres excessive, almost 50 storeys tall, and along with its three-level base, measures 240 metres, making it the world’s tallest statue which is 4 instances the scale of the Statue of Liberty.

However once I say large, I’m not simply speaking in regards to the dimension. I’m speaking in regards to the influence – the mettle of the iron character that breathes behind the erstwhile metallic construction. I’m speaking in regards to the fortitude and fearlessness of Sardar Vallabhai Patel – the person who united India as one nation in the actual sense of the phrase.

And whenever you see this in individual, you may’t assist however be awed by it!

2. Unity in Variety

Statue of Unity Gujarat - Unity in Diversity

I cherished the Statue of Unity. What I cherished much more was the essence of the long-lasting construction, of how the statue celebrates the idea of unity in range even immediately.

Scrap iron was collected from across the nation, in reference to Patel’s nickname of India’s “Iron Man”. Earth was additionally collected from all of the nation’s states and districts to type a rammed earth wall backdrop to the flag, and the bottom, customer centre and landscaping makes use of regionally quarried stone.

That is how we pay tribute to the good unifier of our nation, not simply as a mere visible however by actively integrating the concept of Unity in trendy instances. 

3. Laser Present

Statue of Unity Kevadiya Gujarat - Laser Show

What occurs when 51 excessive velocity projectors fastened at a distance of 600 meters start projection mapping with the statue because the canvas?

The statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel involves life!

It’s inspiring and shifting to see the life and achievements of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel by way of such a placing graphical drama. It’s a half-hour present however each minute is so spellbinding that it leaves you wanting for way more.

4. Staying in Tents / Glamping

Statue of Unity Kevadiya Gujarat - Narmada Tent City stay

To get up within the morning, open the zip of the tent and stroll straight into the rising solar – that is one thing I’ve all the time needed to do however by no means had the prospect.

I obtained this opportunity on this journey of Statue of Unity!

With Narmada Tent Metropolis, I obtained to get pleasure from all the fashionable comforts plus the precise tenting expertise as effectively. The truth that it’s situated in an (virtually) pollution-free location surrounded by a lush inexperienced atmosphere actually instills a way of peace and calm amidst the fantastic thing about Statue of Untiy.

5. India’s First EV Solely or Air pollution Free Zone 

Your entire zone of SOU, Ekta Nagar is a air pollution free, Electrical Car (EV) zone and the one commute you see within the precincts are e-rickshaws.

E rickshaws don’t run on petrol or diesel however are battery operated. Therefore, there isn’t any smoke outflow and no use of damaging fuels. That is what the world wants extra of! What’s extra, whenever you drive in certainly one of them, additionally, you will be contributing your bit to spice up girls employment within the nation. Now isn’t that unbelievable?

6. Ladies Empowerment

I used to be fully greatly surprised by the idea of EV’s in SOU.

Have you learnt who drives them?


Statue of Unity Kevadiya Gujarat - Job Opportunities

My coronary heart swelled with pleasure two instances throughout my journey to the SOU – one  once I noticed the World’s Tallest Statue alone Motherland, and two – once I noticed so many unbiased Moms, ‘atmanirbhar girls’ driving e-rickshaws, going (and taking us) locations!  

I simply couldn’t recover from how amazingly empowering SOU is to girls.

7. Job Alternatives to the Tribals

Statue of Unity Kevadiya Gujarat - Eco Tourism Products by locals

In actual fact, not solely e-rickshaws and girls, in all places I regarded, there have been locals and tribals on job. So, the coconut water I drank exterior Bharat Van was offered by a tribal girl. At Ekta Nursey, we got a reside demonstration of the manufacturing means of conventional eco pleasant merchandise like Areca Leaf Plates, Natural Pot, Bonsai, Ceramic Pots, and a lot extra. At Vishwa Van, I used to be amazed to see work depicting tribal life and tradition – all by the locals there.

Statue of Unity Kevadiya Gujarat - Tribal Art

I simply hope the Statue of Unity boosts increasingly tourism within the coming days and advantages the livelihood of the native inhabitants in the perfect progressive approach.

8. Eco Pleasant Points of interest

The extra I explored SOU and all the varied points of interest, the extra I found how environmentally pleasant your entire mission was.

With points of interest like Ekta Nursery, Vishwa van, Butterfly Backyard, Cactus Backyard, Kids Vitamin Park, Aarogya Van, Khalwani Eco Tourism Web site, Zarwani Falls, and Kesuda Excursions aside from Sardar Sarovar Dam, Narmada River, Panchmuli Lake, Vindhya and Satpura mountain ranges – Statue of Unity provided so many sides  of nature – from lush inexperienced bushes to rolling hills to invigorating rivulets – excellent to expertise nature in all its bounty.

9. India’s First Glow Backyard

Statue of Unity Kevadiya Gujarat - Unity Glow Garden

Proper from childhood, I’ve had this fascination with lights… a fascination with a world past actuality – a world the place creatures akin to deers and unicorns and rainbows and clouds and bushes might all come to life, as if by magic!

Lastly, I discovered a spot that lastly fulfilled my childhood fascination in India’s first distinctive theme primarily based backyard – Unity Glow Backyard at Statue of Unity. Finest time to go to this ‘glow at the hours of darkness’ backyard is clearly after sundown when all of the colourful installations, glimmer and shimmer, come to life.

10. There’s One thing for Everyone

Statue of Unity Kevadiya Gujarat - Attractions

It’s widespread for vacationer locations to be categorized as adventurous, pilgrimage, romantic, cultural, architectural, pure and so forth.

However consider a vacation spot that has ALL of this and extra!

With a wide range of completely different locations to go to at SOU and points of interest to select from, Statue of Unity is an all rounder on this division.

The perfect half about SOU is that it has one thing for everyone making it a great vacation spot for mates, household, {couples} and solo vacationers alike.

11. Mom River Narmada

Statue of Unity Kevadiya Gujarat - narmada Arti

Top-of-the-line issues I cherished about SOU – you’re by no means away from Mom River Narmada – irrespective of the place you roam.

I noticed it whereas shifting round within the SOU precincts within the bus, whereas roaming round within the gardens and different points of interest, whereas having fun with the Ekta Cruise ferry journey, whereas watching the laser present but it surely was not till I sat on the banks of the river throughout the Narmada Arti simply adjoining to the Shoolpaneshwar Temple, that it dawned on me – it was her, River Narmada in SOU, who like a Mom, was holding everybody and every part collectively.


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I used to be honored to be part of this Gujarat FAM journey to Statue of Unity with different bloggers organized by Gujarat Tourism, Ministry of Tourism – Authorities of India. Should you want any help in planning a visit to SOU, please don’t hesitate to get in contact!




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