The “Statue of Unity” in India is the tallest statues in India and the world.
The “Statue of Unity” (in the original Unity Statue) is currently the tallest monument on earth. In India, people who dedicate themselves completely to the people of the country are respected. This is why the monument depicts the famous Sardar Vallabhai Patel now the India unveils the world’s tallest statue. He actually created an independent India.
The statue not only embodies the idea of national unity. This is also a tribute to the Indian engineers who implemented such a large-scale project.
Height of the Statue of Unity
In Gujarat, India, people erected the tallest statue in the world – The Statue of Unity – its height is 182 meters and with a base-240!
Statue of Unity is twice time height of the “Statue of Liberty”. Before her, the tallest monument was the statue of Buddha Shakyamuni in Myanmar (erected in 2008). Its total height is only 129 meters. Do you think it is different? For comparison: the sculpture “The Motherland Calls!” 87 meters above the ground.
The construction of the “Statue of Unity” began in 2013 and Spent 430 million US dollars, and also spent 24,000 tons of steel, fittings and accessories.
The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, unveiled on Wednesday (10/31/2018) what is considered the tallest statue in the world: a 182-meter bronze monument dedicated to the independent hero Sardar Vara Patel.
The inauguration also happened to be the 142nd anniversary of the birth of Patel, India’s first Deputy Prime Minister. The statue of Unity took 33 months to build and is located near the Sardar Sarovar Dam in the western state of Gujarat, the hometown of Modi and Patel in the west.
Where is the Statue of Unity located ?
This tallest statues in India is located in a remote corner of Gujarat (Shjarpaneshwar Wildlife Reserve), the westernmost state of India. The statue was built on the banks of the Narmada River, 30 kilometers east of the city of Rajpipla.
Do you know Who is Sardar Vallabhai Patel?
Sardar Vallabhai Patel (born October 31, 1875 – died December 15, 1950) was the Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of India in the first half of the 20th century.
He was the one who successfully united 562 sovereign states in a large and powerful state of India. He spent two years trying to persuade the rulers of small areas to become part of a single state and repel external enemies.
How long will the Statue of Unity be the largest in the world?
Now Statue of Unity is the largest statue in the world. But there are plans to build another monument in 2021 and in India, which depicts the 17th century ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji. He established the Kingdom of Marathi. The statue will be located in the Mumbai area. The height without base is 212 meters.
India’s Tallest Statue Work History
To this end, in addition to spending more than 300 million euros, it also took 5 years. Its name is “Statue of Unity” and it is located by the Narmada River. Everything is destined to be visited by tourists, there are hotels around, and even a fleet of ships arrive at the place. But what is the second tallest statue now?
Well, the next statue will be the statue representing the Buddha in the Erotic Palace in the Lushan area of China. It is made of copper and on the top of the building, it will reach 153 meters. Its location is very famous to the Chinese because it is adjacent to some hot springs that they think have healing properties.
Next is the Buddha, this time the Ushiku Great Buddha or Ushiku Dabuda in Japan. It is in Ibaraki Prefecture, which is 120 meters in height, and the most impressive thing about it is the possibility of rising to a high point of view by elevator.
In the end, the 116-meter-high Laykyun Setkyar Buddha statue in Myanmar appeared. He was on a pedestal over 13 meters, facing him, and another statue seemed to be leaning on his arm. From a distance, the scenery of the two is impressive, not only because of its size, but also because of golden color.
The tallest statue in India that every Indian must visit
Now we talk about list of India’s Tallest Statue in details :
1. Statue of Unity in Gujarat – Highest Statue in the World
Vallabhai Patel was Mahatma Gandhi’s right-hand man and one of the leaders of the liberation movement against British colonialism. Patel also actively participated in the writing of India’s current constitution. Statue of Unity in Gujarat is the tallest statues in India.
2. Statue of Hanuman in Parital
For a long time, the sculpture image of Hanuman has been very important in the Anjanya Temple in the village of Paritara (Andhra Pradesh) in India. The building is 41 meters high.
3. Monument Thiruvalluvar
Slightly higher than 40 meters – this is the height of the monument to the Indian philosopher and poet Thiruvalluvar. The monument is located on a small island near the southernmost coast of India, at the intersection of the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal (Kanyankumari).
4. Shiva Monument in Murudeshwar
The fourth tallest monument is Lord Shiva for the first time in beauty, according to tourist reviews, which is located on the shore of the Arabian Sea in Karnataka. The monument is 37 meters above the ground.
5. Buddha statue in Bodhgaya
Bodh Gaya is a city in Bihar. The Buddha Shakyamuni sat under a tree and was enlightened. Now, there is a large temple and memorial hall on this site, and thousands of tourists from all over the world are working hard for it. One of the main attractions of the complex is the 25-meter-long Buddha statue.
List of Highest and tallest Statues of India
Here is listed All Unveiled Highest and tallest Statues of India are :
|Statue of Unity||Vallabhbhai Patel||Sadhu Bet, Sardar Sarovar Dam||Gujarat||182||597||World’s tallest statue||2018|
|Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami||Hanuman||Vijayawada||Andhra Pradesh||41||135||World’s tallest Hanuman||2019|
|Thiruvalluvar Statue||Thiruvalluvar||Kanyakumari||Tamil Nadu||40.5||133||2000|
|Dhyana Buddha statue||Buddha||Amaravathi village, Guntur district||Andhra Pradesh||38.1||125||Dhyana Buddha statue of Amaravati||2015|
|Statue of Padmasambhava in Rewalsar||Guru Rinpoche||Rewalsar||Himachal Pradesh||37.5||123||Statue of Guru Rinponche||2012|
|Shiva of Murudeshwara||Shiva||Murudeshwara, Uttara Kannada district||Karnataka||37||121||The second tallest statue of Lord Shiva in the world, and the tallest statues in India.||2006|
|Sai Baba statue||Sai Baba of Shirdi||Repuru, Kakinada||Andhra Pradesh||35.5||116||Tallest statue of Sai Baba in the world.||2015|
|Adiyogi Shiva statue||Shiva||Coimbatore||Tamil Nadu||34.2||112||The largest and tallest face in the world, made of 500 tons of steel.||Feb 24th, 2017|
|Basaveshwara statue||Basava||Gadag||Karnataka||33.83||111||tallest statues in India||Apr 27th, 2015|
|Hanuman Statue of Damanjodi||Hanuman||Damanjodi, Koraput||Odisha||33.1||108’9″||The Hanuman, the second tallest in the world, is located in the township of Damanhodi (Naman) and Nalco (NALCO) in Koraput||March 3, 2017|
|Basaveshwara statue||Basava||Basavakalyan||Karnataka||33||108||The tallest Basawa statue in the world||2014|
|Statue of Ahimsa||first Jain Tirthankara, Rishabhanatha||Mangi-Tungi, 100 km from Dhule||Maharashtra||33||108||The world’s tallest statue of Ja thatism (121 feet including the base) and the largest overall statue in the world||2016|
|Adinath Dada statue at Palitana Temples||first Jain Tirthankara, Rishabhanatha||Palitana temples||Gujarat||33||108||2016|
|Jakhoo Temple Hanuman Murti||Hanuman||Shimla||Himachal Pradesh||33||108||Located at an altitude of 8,500 feet (2600 m)||2010|
|Mindroling Monastery Buddha statue||Gautama Buddha||Dehradun||Uttarakhand||32.6||107||1965|
|Hanuman Murti in Shahjahanpur||Hanuman||Shahjahanpur||Uttar Pradesh||32||105||Hanumat Dham Statue||2013|
|Diskit Monastery Buddha statue||Jampa Buddha||Diskit, Nubra Valley, Ladakh||Jammu and Kashmir||32||105||Statue of Jampa||2010|
|Hanuman in Nandura||Hanuman||Nandura||Maharashtra||32||105|
|Agara shri Hanuman statue||Hanuman||Bengaluru||Karnataka||31.08||102.0||India’s fourth tallest statue||2012|
|Mangal Mahadev||Lord Shiva||Gangtan, Sampla Beri Road||Haryana||30.8||101||Standing Statue||2012|
|statue of Lord hanuman||Lord hanuman||Chhindwara, Chikli||Madhya Pradesh||30.8||101||Chhindwara’s tallest statue||2018|
|Har Ki Pauri Shiva statue||Shiva||Haridwar||Uttarakhand||30.5||100||2012|
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