Statue Of Unity : Diwali vacation has started and today was first Sunday after inauguration of Statue of Unity – world’s tallest statue featuring Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Total number of ticketed visitors today was 7,710 which made Rs 19,10,405 ticket collection.
In first two days, Statue of Unity witnessed arrival of 4,796 visitors and Rs 9.53 lakh ticket collection through them. On 1st November, 240 children, 2497 others – in total 2737 visitors visited Statue of Unity which made Rs 5,46,050 collection. On 2nd November, 206 children, 2083 elders – in total 2299 visitors arrived here which made Rs 4,07,650 collection.
Clubbed entry ticket for Valley of flowers, Memorial, museum and audio visual gallery, Statue of unity site, Sardar Sarovar dam costs Rs 60 for child in 3-15 year age group and adult(above 15) Rs 120. Rs 30 for bus ticket is charged extra but mandatory. Clubbed entry ticket for Observation deck view, Valley of flowers, Memorial, Museum and audio visual gallery, Statue of Unity site and Sardar Sarovar dam is Rs 200 for 3-15 years age group and Rs 350 for those above 15. Rs 30 bus charge is extra.
Tickets are available at PRO office near Circuit house. Each visitor is mandated to purchase bus ticket. In another development, a toll booth is soon going to be erected near Bhadarva village on newly four-lane converted highway to Statue of Unity. A sing board indicating this is already in place.