Category Articles: Tourism

This is how Gujarat’s Statue of Unity appears from space

November 17, 2018
This is how Gujarat’s Statue of Unity appears from space

Bharuch: This is how Statue of Unity, the tallest statue in the world located in Gujarat appears from space. San Fransisco based American company Planet - the largest commercial satellite network delivering the only daily global dataset - has captured this image from space. Image shows top angle of Statue of Unity alongside river Narmada. The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel statue unveiled on October 31 is 182-meter tall. At 597 feet, India’s Statue of Unity is now the tallest statue in the w...Read More

Online permit system for visit to White Rann of Kutch launched by Collector with dedicated website

November 16, 2018
Online permit system for visit to White Rann of Kutch launched by Collector with dedicated website

Bhuj: District administration of Kutch in Gujarat has launched a new online permit system for visitors/tourists who want to apply to visit the tourist attractions in international border area such as white Rann of Kutch and Kalo dungar (black mountain). Online permit to visit white Rann of Kutch can be obtained from www.rannpermit.com after payment of prescribed fee. A check post to obtain manual permit has been set up at Bhirandiara village like ever year. Due to heavy rush of visitors duri...Read More

More than 75000 tourists visited tourist zone of Gir Sanctuary and Devaliya safari in 13 days

November 16, 2018
More than 75000 tourists visited tourist zone of Gir Sanctuary and Devaliya safari in 13 days

Sasan Gir: More than 75000 visitors have visited the tourist zone of Gir Sanctuary in Sasan and interpretation zone cum lion safari in nearby Devaliya during 13 days of Diwali and new year vacations this year, DCF Gir Mohan Ram informed today. He said that the forest department has earned more than Rs one crore by issuing entry permits and tickets etc to them during this period. The tourist zone of Gir Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park, the only abode of Asiatic lions, had o...Read More

Statue of Unity projection mapping show known as Laser Show to get a more organized shape in coming days, the free of charge 30 minute show going on regular in the evening since Gujarati new year day

November 15, 2018
Statue of Unity projection mapping show known as Laser Show to get a more organized shape in coming days, the free of charge 30 minute show going on regular in the evening since Gujarati new year day

Kevadia: The projection mapping show at the Statue of Unity here which is more popularly and commonly known as laser show that uses 51 high resolution projectors fixed at a distance of 600 meters to do the around 30 minute long colourful and enthralling light and sound show depicting the life and times of the Iron-man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel using his 182 meter tall enormous monument as the screen, would take a formal shape in coming days. There was some confusion about the show in ...Read More

Lili Parikrama of Girnar 2018 to begin on Monday, November 19

November 15, 2018

Junagadh: SRP companies, DySPs, Police Inspectors, ISOs, nearly 1,000 police men, women police traffic police, home guards, Gramya Rakshak Dal(GRD) jawans will be deployed for bandobast of annual Girnar Lili Parikrama this year which is to begin from Monday, November 19 with a midnight shot of fire in the air as per tradition. Five days long parikrama includes three halts in forest area of Girnar hill. 10 government departments are involved in efforts to make Lili Parikrama event successf...Read More

One dead, two rescued from sea during Suvali beach festival in South Gujarat

November 12, 2018
One dead, two rescued from sea during Suvali beach festival in South Gujarat

Surat: A youth today died of drowning while two others were somehow rescued from sea near Suvali beach in Surat. Police said that the deceased has been identified as one Akash Shukla, who had arrived at the beach in Hazira suburb of Surat where beach festival is going on. He along with two others were bathing in the sea when suddenly they were carried away by a strong current. While the other two were saved by locals, Akash died due to drowning. Suvali Beach is an urban beach...Read More

SMC to build conservatory in Dindoli floral garden

November 12, 2018
SMC to build conservatory in Dindoli floral garden

Surat: Surat Municipal Corporation(SMC) has planned to build a conservatory in proposed floral garden in Dindoli area. Environment inside the conservatory will be maintained in a way that blooming of flowers will be possible across the year. Rs. 2.30 crore conservatory structure will have 8 wings. Base diameter of conservatory will be 34 meter. Total space will be 625 square meter of which 410 sqm area will be used for plantation. 3.5 meter water level will be maintained inside. DeshGujaratRead More

Statue of Unity to remain closed for tourists on every Monday

November 12, 2018
Statue of Unity to remain closed for tourists on every Monday

Vadodara: Statue of Unity, world's tallest statue will remain closed for public visit today as Mondays are reserved for maintenance and cleanliness of statue and associated sites of tourist interest. Some 300 tickets were sold online for this Monday in advance. According to officials, those tickets will be considered valid for any other day. Out of 300, more than 100 have confirmed they are going to prepone or postpone their visit. Reputed firm BVG India has been hired for cleanliness of stat...Read More

75,000 visitors in 9 days at Statue of Unity, Rs 1.76 crore earned through tickets

November 10, 2018
75,000 visitors in 9 days at Statue of Unity, Rs 1.76 crore earned through tickets

Bharuch: As many as 23,666 tourists visited Statue of Unity on Friday on Bhai Bij. With this total 74,671 tourists visited the place since 1st of November when the statue site was opened for public. In these 9 days, Sardar Patel Rashtriya Ekta Trust has earned Rs.1,76,84,465 through tickets. Chief Engineer of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd Parthiv C Vyas said that in a single day only around 5000 people can go to the viewing gallery (situated near the heart of the statue at a height o...Read More

Permanent traffic plan under consideration for area in and around Statue of Unity: Collector Narmada

November 10, 2018
Permanent traffic plan under consideration for area in and around Statue of Unity: Collector Narmada

Rajpipala: The district administration in Narmada which has implemented a provisional traffic movement plan in and around the Statue of Unity site close to Kevadia might implement it, permanently after studying its various aspects. Currently no private tourist 4 wheeler vehicle can go beyond Kevadiya which is around 3.5 km from Sadhu Bet, the seat of 182 meter tall statue of Sardar Patel, the tallest statue in the world. Collector of Narmada R S Ninama said that due to parki...Read More

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