Garuda Wisnu Kencana

By | October 24, 2014

Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park is a 240 acre private in the Bukit Peninsula at the southern tip of Bali Island. Bukit is a limestone plateau with Uluwatu to the west and Nusa Dua to the eastern. It is addressed to the Hindu god Vhisnu and hes mountain, the mythical bird that hes companion as high as 18 meters.

The location of Garuda Wisnu Kencana cultural park in the South of Bali, Exactly in the hills of Ungasan at an altitude of 146 meters above ground level or 263 feet above sea level. This sculpture will be the largest sculpture in the world with a height of 75 meters and a width of 60 meters and will beat the Statue of Liberty. GWK worked by Balinese artist I Nyoman Nuarta. The area of GWK there is also a statue of Garuda right behind the Plaza Wisnu is the Plaza Garuda where the 18 meters high statue of Garuda placed temporarily. At this time Garuda Plaza became the focal point of a large hall carved limestone pillars which covers more than 4000 square meters of open space that is the Lotus Pond. Colossal limestone pillars and monumental Garuda statue make Lotus Pond a very exotic space with a capacity room that can accommodate up to 7000 people.

The Venue

Lotus pond has gained a good reputation as a perfect place to hold big and international events. There is also a statue of Vishnu’s hand, which is part of the statue of Lord Vishnu. This is one step closer to completing a full statue of Garuda Wisnu Kencana. This work is placed in the area while Tirta Agung located high above the limestone and stared south coast tourist area of Bali. Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park is a window of art and culture of the island’s that offers natural place with a very impressive panorama. The access distance of 20 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport and less than an hour from major hospitality locations, GWK become one of the main objectives for various art shows, exhibitions and conferences or a relaxing visit even spiritual visit. The statue of Lord Vishnu in the form of the Hindu religion is God as the Preserver (Shtiti), riding a Garuda bird. This statue is projected to bind spatial visibility of up to 20 miles so apat seen from Kuta, Sanur, Nusa Dua up to Tanah Lot.

What’s On

Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue is a symbol of environmental rescue mission and the world. The statue is made ​​of a mixture of copper and steel weighing 4,000 tons, with a height of 75 meters and a width of 60 meters. The construction was completed and it is covering an area of ​​250 hectares reserved as a place of cultural events, theaters, and a variety of culinary services. It was be  Balinese palace in ancient times, visitors will see monumental grandeur and spiritual pedestal where all enhanced with a modern touch with the appropriate facilities and services. Although you come as part of the thousands of visitors a cultural event or time to enjoy snacks and drinks while watching the sunset, you will feel the beauty of nature and culture and friendly people.

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