World’s Tallest Statue – level 2

17-10-2019 15:00

People unveiled the Statue of Unity – it is the tallest statue in the world. It is in Gujarat State in India. Including the 58-metre base, it is 240 metres tall, and the second tallest statue is 100 metres smaller.

It is a statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. He was a founding father of the Republic of India. He played a leading role in India’s fight for freedom from Britain.

The Statue of Unity is made of bronze, and it cost almost 430 million US dollars and took five years to build.

Difficult words: has been (was recently), unveil (show something to people for the first time), founding father (a person who starts or helps to start a country).

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