Garuda Wisnu Kencana
Garuda Wisnu Kencana or GWK Culture Park is a new tourist destination with the big statue of Lord Vishnu. This cultural Park is beautifully designed and located on the white stone hill of Jimbaran. Garuda Wisnu Kencana is a prestigious project built in Bali with a statue 150 meters tall and width 64 meters. This tourism area shall become a center of international and national events. GWK Culture Park is located on Jl. Raya Uluwatu, Jimbaran Village, Badung Regency and Bali Province.
About Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue
Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue is huge statue of 150 meters tall picturing the Vishnu Lord as a source of wisdom, riding on the back of the mystical bird of Garuda inspired from the Hindu religion. The height from top to down will be higher that the Liberty statue in New York. One of the pictures shows you the final result of the statue.
This statue is designed by the famous Indonesian sculptor, Mr. Made Nuarta. For both statues more than 4000 tons of copper and brass were needed. They are surrounded by 240 hectares of park culture. This will become one of the Bali’s icons in future. The shape of this statue was not complete yet where the head of Lord Vishnu statue and Head of Garuda Bird statue have been set in separate places.