The ‘Statue of Unity’, a tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel,it is the tallest statue in the world. The Statue of Unity is built at a cost of Rs 2,389 crore.
The Statue of Unity is built in dedication to Iron Man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who served as the first home minister of independent India.
At 182 metre, the statue is 23 metre taller than China’s Spring Temple Buddha statue and almost double the height of the Statue of Liberty in New York City. The Statue was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31, 2018 – the birth anniversary of Patel.