On November 1st Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the Statue Of Unity to the nation. At 597 feet the sculpture of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is tallest in the world. Statue Of Unity is nearly twice the height of the Statue of Liberty.
After all, the major and minor issue which the Statue Of Unity faced it now standing tall and has joined the league of human-made structures visible from the space. The angled SkySat image captured from space by a commercial satellite network Planets shows a clear shot of Statue Of Unity in Gujrat.
Great Pyramids of Giza and the Palm Islands along the coast of Dubai are the other two man-made structures visible from the space.
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/FkpVoHJKjw
— Planet (@planetlabs) November 15, 2018
After the huge criticism from the opponents while the statue was in making. Currently, Statue Of Unity is creating some major headlines. Apart from being visible from space. The sculpture is getting a good number of visitors. According to economic times Statue Of Unity has attracted 1.28 lakhs visitors since its opening.
The Statue Of Unity Of Unity Costed Whopping 2,989 crores.
Major rush was seen during the weekends. 50,000 people are visiting the world’s tallest statue at Kevadiya village on Saturday and Sunday alone. This new tourist attraction in Gujarat will help increase the number of travellers visiting the state from other parts of the country and also abroad.