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The most popular tourist spots in the country

The most popular tourist spots in the country:In the two years since its unveiling, more than 15,000 tourists visit the Statue of Unity every day, 50% more than New York's Statue of Liberty.





According to the Archaeological Survey, in terms of revenue, the 'Statue of Unity' is far ahead of all other monuments in India, including the Taj Mahal.
Oct. 17 to Oct. 27 at the ‘Statue of Unity’ after being closed for 7 months in the Corona period. By then 10 thousand tourists came



Today, on the occasion of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 145th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid homage to Sardar Patel from the world's largest statue 'Statue of Unity', along with a unity parade to mark National Unity Day. At that time, the popularity of the world's tallest statue 'Statue of Unity' near Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat is increasing many times more than other tourist destinations in the world.


 Even more, tourists are now coming to the Statue of Unity than the world-famous ‘Statue of Liberty’ in New York, USA. According to the Government of India figures, the daily number of tourists visiting the Statue of Unity rose to 15,036 in March 2020 (before the Corona period), against an average of 10,000 tourists a day visiting the Statue of Liberty.


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In just 2 years of its unveiling, the statue's revenue crossed Rs 120 crore.
From November 1, 2018 to March 17, 2020, 43 lakh tourists from home and abroad came to see the Statue of Unity unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31, 2018.


Was around Rs 120 crore. However, due to the Corona epidemic, after being closed for 7 months from March 17 to October 16, 2020, it resumed on October 17 and by October 27, about 10,000 tourists had visited.


The number of tourists is even higher than the Statue of Liberty The
Statue of Unity in Kevadia Colony in Narmada district has become a hot topic due to the growing number of tourists. The influx of tourists has been steadily increasing since Prime Minister Modi announced the opening of various other projects around the Statue of Unity.


 More than 2.4 million people have visited the site in the one year since the statue was unveiled on October 31, 2018. At that time, the annual income of the statue was 63.69 crores.


 This revenue is much higher than the top 5 monuments in the country. Thus, in 2019, the Statue of Unity became the highest-earning monument in the country.


According to the Statue Leading Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) 2017-18, even among the 5 major monuments in India, the highest of Rs. The annual income of the Taj Mahal was Rs 56.83 crore. Meanwhile, 64.58 lakh people visited the Taj Mahal. 


It was followed by Agra Fort with an annual income of Rs. 30.55 crore, Qutub Minar in third place with an annual income of Rs. 23.46 crore, followed by Fatehpur Sikri with an annual income of Rs. 19.04 crore and Red Fort was ranked fifth with an annual income of Rs. 16.17 crore. 



The Statue of Unity was visited by 24.45 lakh people on the completion of one year i.e. from 31st October 2018 to 31st October 2019 and its annual income is Rs. 63.69 crore.

The number of tourists doubled during the Diwali festivities
* The steady influx of tourists increased in the first year after the unveiling of Sardar Patel's statue on October 31, 2018.
* Last Diwali, 2,91,640 tourists visited, which was double the number of the previous year
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* From 1 November 2018 to 31 October 2019, a total of 27,17,468 tourists visited.
* 50.4% increase in the number of tourists annually by adding Anera tourist attractions around the Statue of Unity.
* For the first time in the country, night tourism at Kevadia - the main road at night and all the projects are lit up with new colorful lights.

How to go to the Statue of Unity?
The nearest airport from Narmada to reach the Statue of Unity is Vadodara Airport, which is 90 kilometers away. There are several domestic flights from Vadodara Airport connected to other states. If you want to go by train, Narmada district has broad gauge railway connectivity, with the nearest railway station being Ankleshwar. Trains connected to Long Route and major stations stop at Ankleshwar Railway Station. The center of the district is at a distance of 65 km from Rajpipla.

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Sea-plane service starting from today Sea-plane service
between Ahmedabad and Kevadia is going to start on October 31 (from today). Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive at Ahmedabad Sabarmati Riverfront from Kevadia today via sea-plane. According to the information received, the C-plane ticket cost Rs. 1500's. Bookings will start from the 30th from the SpiceJet website. With the launch of C-Plane, passengers will be able to enjoy air travel from Ahmedabad to Kevadia.

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