The Statue of Unity has set a new benchmark! The tallest statue in the world has joined the league of man-made structures visible from space. The 182-metre-tall statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was captured from the space by a Commercial satellite network Planet. The SkySat image was captured on November 15 shows the statue dominating the sky at 597 feet. Here's How to Book Tickets Online For Statue of Unity.
This puts it in a luminous league of man-made structures seen from above the sky. The list also includes the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Palm Islands along the coast of Dubai. The visuals have got a positive response from the people. How to Reach Kevadiya to Visit the Statue of Unity of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat From Various Cities Across India.
At 597 feet, India’s Statue of Unity is now the tallest statue in the world and clearly seen from space! Oblique SkySat image captured today, November 15, 2018. pic.twitter.com/FkpVoHJKjwAlso Read | Gujarat Police Seize Demonetised Currency Worth Rs 69 Lakh From Navsari
— Planet (@planetlabs) November 15, 2018
Statue of Unity From Space (Photo credits: Twitter/Planetlabs)
One User wrote, "Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was a legend. This is the perfect tribute to the man who united the 565-odd provinces in the post-British Raj Independent India." Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Gets 'Statue of Unity': 5 Things to Know About Iron Man of India.
#SardarVallabhbhaiPatel was a legend. This is the perfect tribute to the man who united the 565-odd provinces in the post-British Raj Independent India.
Jai Hind!! 🇮🇳🙏🏼
— Since MCMLXXXVII (@AbhimanyuKohli) November 16, 2018
While another wrote, "Very Marvellous Sculpture made by Modiji Government and true tributes to Sardar The Architecture of United India."
Very Marvellous Sculpture made by Modiji Government and true tributes to Sardar The Architecture of United india
— ravikantbhamawat (@ravikant55) November 16, 2018
The world's tallest statue which lies in Gujarat's Kevadiya is built with a mammoth budget of Rs 3000 crores. The statue is twice the height of Statue of Liberty in the US and four times the height of Liberty and is four times of Rio de Janeiro's Christ the Redeemer Statue. The art piece was designed by one of the most popular sculptors, 91- year-old Ram Vanji Sutar, who has given more than 8000 sculptures to India.