Statue Of Unity Turns Tourist Magnet: Record Collection Of Over Rs 19 Lakh In One Day Thanks To 7,710 Visitors 

Statue Of Unity Turns Tourist Magnet: Record Collection Of Over Rs 19 Lakh In One Day Thanks To 7,710 Visitors Statue of unity (@narendramodi/Twitter)

Tourists in India appear to have taken a liking to Sardar Patel’s Statue of Unity in Gujarat’s Narmada District. As reported by Desh Gujarat, the statue saw a footfall of 7,710 visitors on Sunday (4 November) which resulted in a revenue of Rs 19,10,405 through ticket collection.

The first couple of days post the inauguration, the statue saw 4,796 visitors and contributed a revenue of Rs 9.53 lakh via ticket collection. As of 1 November, a total of 2737 visitors travelled to the statue, making way for a contribution of Rs 5,46,050. The second day witnessed a collection of Rs 4,07,650 as 2,299 visitors were present at the tourist attraction that has been recently inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India.

The statue authorities have clarified that ticket cost per person for visiting the viewing gallery of the statue is Rs 380 as opposed to the earlier claim of Rs 350. The extra Rs 30 is the cost for bus travel from the parking lot to the statue.

The tickets are made available near the circuit house, at the PRO office.

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