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The popularity of the world’s highest ‘Statue of Unity’, located near the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat, is growing faster than other Turist spots in the world. More people are seeing the Statue of Unity than the ‘Statue of Liberty of America’. The number of tourists visiting the Statue of Unity every day rose to 15,036 in March this year. During this time, about 10 thousand tourists were going to see the Statue of Liberty.

Earnings crossed 120 crores in a year and a half
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Statue of Unity on 31 October 2018. From 1 November 2018 to 17 March 2020, 43 lakh tourists from abroad visited the Statue of Unity. They earned around 120 crores rupees. At the same time, 8 months from March 17 to October 16 the Statue of Unity was closed to tourists due to Corona epidemic. During Unlock-5, it was reopened from October 17 and till October 27, that is, 10 thousand tourists arrived here in just 10 days.

Higher earning than top-5 monuments of the country
The number of tourists visiting the Statue of Unity is increasing steadily. The announcement of opening of a second Turist spot around it has gained even more momentum. Since October 31, 2018, more than 24 lakh tourists arrived here in one year. The income of the Statue of Unity in the first year was Rs 63.69 crore. At the same time, the Statue of Unity was the highest in 2019 as compared to the top-5 monuments of the country.

Statistics of the Orcheological Survey of India (ASI) 2017-18

Memorial Earnings
Taj Mahal 56.83 crores
Agra Fort 30.55 crores
Qutub Minar 23.46 crores
Fatehpur Sikri 19.04 Crore

The number of tourists doubled during the Diwali holidays

  • During the Diwali holidays in 2019, 2 lakh 91 thousand 640 tourists arrived. This was double that of 2018.
  • In the Diwali holidays in 2018, 14 thousand 918 tourists arrived daily, in 2019 holidays, 22 thousand 434 tourists came daily.
  • A total of 27 lakh 17 thousand 468 tourists arrived from 1 November 2018 to 31 October 2019.
  • There is a 50% increase in the number of tourists annually by becoming the second tourist spot nearby.

Sea plane service is also being started
Sea-plane service will also start from Ahmedabad to Kevadia from 31 October. It is being told that its ticket will be 1500 rupees.

How to reach the Statue of Unity?
The nearest to Narmada is Vadodara Airport, which is 90 km from the Statue of Liberty. There are flights connected with other states from Vadodara Airport. The nearest railway station is Ankleshwar.

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