in #bestofindia2 years ago

When its come to tallest statue in the planet than it’s the statue of unity of India, located in Narmada Valley of Narmada district in the state of Gujarat.

This 182 meter tallest monument is the statue of Indian statesman and independent activist Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (1875-1951).

He is also called as Ironman of India, was a deputy prime minister and home minister during independent India. This 597 ft tall statue is a engineering marvel designed by legendary designer Ram V Sutar.
It’s was a dream project of our the than prime minister of India Narendra Modi.

Its construction took around 5 years started from 31 Oct 2013 to 30 Oct 2018. And inaugurated and opened for public on 31 Oct 2018.

The statue is built to withstand winds of up to 180 kilometres per hour (110 mph) and earthquakes measuring 6.5 on the richer scale which are at a depth of 10 km and within a radius of 12 km of the statue.
The total height of the structure is 240 m (790 ft), with a base of 58 m (190 ft) and the statue measuring 182 m (597 ft).
100 millions of visitors from across the globe are visiting every year. Hope you should be one of them in near future.

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