The Statue of Unity height is 182 meters nearly 597 feet. The total height of the statue is 240 m with the base height of 58 meters which is nearly 190 feet. The height of 182 meters is kept as the Gujarat state has 182 numbers of seats in the Gujarat Legislative Assembly. The Statue of Unity is the tallest statue in the world, standing tall at a height of 182 m. It is 23 m taller than the Spring Temple Buddha, China and double the height of Statue of Liberty of USA. The statue of Unity is spread nearly more than 2 hectares and nearly surrounded by a 12 km long artificial lake formed by the Garudeshwar weir downstream on the Narmada river.


The Statue of Unity will comprise two semi-joined, composite concrete cylindrical cores, surrounded by a structural steel space frame to support the exterior cladding. 5700 Mton of structural steel and reinforcement bars of 18500Mton were used to build the statue. The statue is a three-layered structure. The innermost layer is made of reinforced cement concrete (RCC), comprising two towers 127 meters high that rise until the statue's chest. The second layer is a steel structure and the third an 8 mm bronze cladding on the surface. The RCC towers, which at the bottom form Patel's dhoti-clad legs, have two lifts each. Each lift can carry 26 people to the top in just above half a minute.


A tuned mass damper is a device mounted in structures to reduce the amplitude of mechanical vibrations. Their application can prevent discomfort, damage, or outright structural failure. They are frequently used in power transmission, automobiles, and buildings. The statue is built to withstand winds of up to 180 kilometers per hour (110 mph) and earthquakes measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale which is at a depth of 10 km and within a radius of 12 km of the statue. This is aided by the use of two 250-tonne tuned mass dampers which ensure maximum stability. A tuned damper reduces the vibration of a system with a comparatively lightweight component so that the worst-case vibrations are less intense.


The Statue of Unity is designed by Ram V. Sutar after studying various statues of Sardar Patel around the country a team of artists, historians and academics chose to proceed with a design submitted by the Indian Sculptor Ram V Sutar the statue expression, posture and pose justify the dignity, confidence, iron will as well as kindness that his personality exudes. The head is up, a shawl flung from shoulders and hands are on the side as if he is set to walk". Three models of the design measuring 3 feet (0.91 m), 18 feet (5.5 m), and 30 feet (9.1 m) were initially created. Once the design of the largest model was approved, a detailed 3D-scan was produced which formed the basis for the bronze cladding cast in a foundry in China. Patel's dhoti-clad legs and the use of sandals for footwear rendered the design thinner at the base than at the top thereby affecting its stability.

182 Mtr. 58 Mtr. 240 Mtr.

Statue of Unity

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  • Structure

  • Dampers

  • Design


The Statue of Unity is the tallest statue of the world, It height is 182 meters.


The whole structure is based on two pillars starting from feet to head


The turned mass dampers device are used in the structure to face cyclone up to 180 Km speed and an earthquake up to 6.5 scale


Ram Vanji Sutar is a famous Indian Sculptor who has sculpted more than 50 monumental sculptures around the World. In 1999, Sutar was awarded Padma Shri by the Government of India, and in 2016, he was honored with Padma Bhushan Award.

Structure Steel

6,500 tonnes of structural steel was used in the Statue of Unity

Bronz Clade

1700 tonnes of bronze cladding which in turn comprise 565 macro and 600 micro panels are used in the construction of Statue of Unity

Bronz Plate

1850 tonnes of bronze plates are used in the construction of Statue of Unity


The 210000 cubic meters (7,400,000 cubic feet) of cement concrete was used in the construction of Statue of Unity.


18500 tonnes of reinforced steel was used in the construction of the Statue of Unity

  • Structure Steel

  • Bronz Clade

  • Bronz Plate

  • Cement

  • Renforsment


The cost of Statue of Unity is 2989 crore rupees tender was given for the Construction of Statue of Unity. The amount was spending ₹ 1,347 crores is meant for building the statue and ₹ 235 crores for constructing the exhibition center and convention center. The remainder will go into building research and development centers and the bridge connecting the memorial with the mainland.


The 300 Engineers worked during the construction of the Statue of Unity. The statue has been engineered to wind speeds of up to 50 m per second (almost 180 km/hr.). The challenge is not only of the wind blowing against the statue but the succession effect it creates at the back of the statue that had to consider in the structural design. To arrest any sway of such a tall structure, two Tuned Mass Dampers of 250 tonnes each have been used in any given situation, all the four corners of the base raft remain rooted to the ground. The Statue of Unity can also able to survive earthquakes measuring up to 6.5 on the Richter Scale at a depth of 10 km and within a radius of 12 km of the statue.


The 3000 workers worked while the construction of the Statue of Unity.


The 100 million farmers in 169,000 villages across all states donated 135 tons of iron for the construction of Statue of Unity

40 Months

The construction of Statue of Unity was built in 57 months among them 15 months are used in planning and 40 months for construction and two months for handing over by the consortium

1,28,000 Visitors

Nearly 128000 people visited 11 days after they opened for the people on 1 st November 2018

  • Cost

  • Engineers

  • Workers

  • Farmer

  • Duration

  • Visitors

  • Observation Desk

  • Museum

  • Laser Show

  • Lift

  • 100 Years

  • Wall of Unity

Observation Deck

The Observation Deck is situated at the height of about 135 meters near the chest of the Sardar Patel Statue to reach their high-speed elevators are available. From the observation deck, the tourist can watch a panoramic view of the entire Narmada river, dam and surrounding hills Tourist can visit the Statue of Unity from Tuesday to Sunday from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm. Monday the Statue of Unity is closed for maintains. The viewing gallery accommodates nearly 200 people at a time can watch a view of the Satpura and Vindhyachal mountains ranges, from viewing gallery visitors can also able to view the meeting point of three states Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra. The observation Deck/Viewing Gallery is located at the height of 135 meters


The Museum was spread in a 4,647 square meter area. In the museum there are 18 ft high bronze statue will showcase the statue of unity to visitors, A video wall will showcase the process of construction of the statue of unity. Ab audio-video kiosk will offer details of how iron and soil from different states was contributed to the statue of unity. The Statue of Unity offers an inimitable experience and education to visitors. The museum is located at the base of the statue has modern audio-visual systems for an inspiring insight into the life and work of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Visitors to this exhibition can learn about Sardar’s unforgettable contribution to the Indian Independence Movement and the unification of India. Various books and documents related to Sardar Patel were brought from the various museum and kept here.

Laser Show

The Laser Show was held at the mighty tall statue of 182 meters is a canvass of the screen where light and sound show describe the life and times of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The Laser show during is 30-minute show is conducted through 51 high-resolution projectors fixed at a distance of 600 meters. The sound and light show will be taking formal shape soon. The Laser Show was held every day except Monday, instilling a feeling of pride and national unity whilst depicting Sardar Patel’s vision for united India. All 51 projectors used for the 30-minute light and sound show are housed in a specialized enclosure customized to suit the enormity of the application, and fitted in a projection room located about 600 meters away from the monument. Specific mirror mechanisms enable the Crimson projectors to display colorful visuals on the statue from such a far throw distance


The Otis Asia Pacific installed the Lift elevators at Statue of Unity. This company is nearly 165 years old and have installed Lifts to well-known places like Eiffel Tower (Paris), Burj Khalifa (Dubai), Statue of Christ The Redeemer (Brazil), Empire State Building (USA), Petronas Twin Towers (Malaysia) and many others. The two high-speed lifts, with a capacity of 26 passengers, takes under 40 seconds to rise 400 feet to the viewers enclosure on the chest of the worlds tallest statue (182 m) of India's first Deputy Prime Minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The high-speed Skyrise elevators hurtle upwards at a speed of four meters per second, taking the visitors from the core of the gigantic statue, which has now become a popular tourist landmark

100 Years

The natural effect will see after 100 years on Statue of Unity. There is nothing unusual about the change in color. The Statue of Liberty was originally dull brown in color and turned green in about 30 years due to oxidation.

Wall of Unity

Once you entered, on the left side you will see the wall made up of the soil collected from 169000 villages of India to made up this wall. Wall of Unity spreads the useful message about the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who united all the states of India and made it as one country called India.

Observation Deck

The observation Deck/Viewing Gallery is located at the height of 135 meters near the chest of Sardar Patel Statue.


The museum is located at the base of the Statue has modern audio-visual systems for an inspiring insight into the life and work of Sardar Patel.

Laser Show

The Laser and Sound Show was held with the help of 51 projectors for the during of 30 minutes.


The high-speed Skyrise elevators hurtle upwards at a speed of four meters per second was installed at the Statue of Unity to take tourist to the observation deck or Viewing Gallery.

100 Years

The natural effect will see after 100 years on Statue of Unity.

Wall of Unity

The Soil of the Nation as the Soul of the Nation