Vishwa Van


Statue of Unity Rd, Gujarat 393155, India

Operational Hours

08:00Hrs to 18:45Hrs



Vishwa Van was conceptualized by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narenendra Modi, who after guiding the construction of Statue of Unity in 46 months, envisioned the integrated development of Kevadia on the theme of Unity in Biodiversity. Vishwa Van (a Global Forest) is home to herbs, shrubs and trees native to all 7 continents signifying the underlying theme of ‘Unity in Diversity’ in context global context. Vishwa Van symbolizes the life sustaining potion of forests in the context of all life forms in the planet. Vishwa Van has an area of 2 hectares, situated between two bridges next to the Statue of Unity. The wavy margins of the blocks representing continents are shaped to represent the outlines of continent’s map and are painted similar to the colours of the Olympic rings, specific for each continent. Self-explanatory signage elucidating the concept and associated information about the flora have been positioned at appropriate locations. Structures representing the traditional abodes of dwellers from remotest corners of the world have been erected here with a view to introducing visitors with their living. Vishwa Van symbolizes miraculous role of forests for the existence of all life forms on earth. It harbors some of the most imperative and conspicuous trees of the world.