Tale of the Tallest

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Located in Gujarat’s Narmada district, the world’s tallest statue, Statue of Unity, is 3.5 km away from Kevadia town and about 200 km from Ahmedabad

  1. The Statue of Unity stands tall at a record-breaking height of 182 metres (597 ft).

  2. It rises out of a star-shaped, geometric base that covers the entire hill of the river island of Sadhu Bet in Gujarat.

  3. The Statue of Unity is a 3.5-hour drive from Ahmedabad and a two-hour drive from the Vadodara Airport.

  4. The total cost of the project is estimated to be Rs 3,000 crore.

  5. Soaring over the river Narmada, the statue was built under a fixed construction period of 42 months.

  6. The statue is made out of 70, 000 metric tonnes of cement.

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