Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park Bali Island
Cultural Park Garuda Wisnu Kencana , abbreviated GWK, is a tourist park in the southern island of Bali. Tourist park is located in Nusa Dua promontory, Badung regency, about 40 kilometers south of Denpasar, the provincial capital of Bali. In this cultural garden area, planned to set up a landmark or mascot of Bali, which is a giant statue of Lord Vishnu who was riding his mount, Garuda, as high as 12 meters.
Areas of Cultural Park Garuda Wisnu Kencana located at an altitude of 146 meters above the ground surface or 263 feet above sea level.
In that area there is also the Statue of Garuda is just behind Plaza Vishnu is Garuda Plaza where the 18-meter-high statue of Garuda placed temporarily. At this time, Garuda Plaza became the focal point of a large hall carved limestone pillars that includes more than 4000 square meters of open space that is Lotus Pond. Limestone pillars of the colossal and monumental sculptures Lotus Pond, Garuda create a space that is very exotic. With a capacity of a room that can accommodate up to 7000 people, Lotus Pond has earned a good reputation as a perfect place to hold major events and international.
There is also a statue of Vishnu's hand, which is part of the statue of the god Vishnu. This is one step closer to completing a full statue of Garuda Wisnu Kencana. This work was placed temporarily in the area Tirta Agung.
Place of Recreation at GWK
GWK has several recreational areas including:
Vishnu Plaza is the highest ground in areas where our place while GWK is the most important part of the Garuda statue Golden statue of Vishnu Vishnu.
At any given time day, there will be some traditional Balinese performance with magnificent statues of Vishnu as the background. Because the location is high, you can view the surrounding panorama. Statue of Vishnu, as the focal point of Vishnu Plaza, surrounded by fountains and wells in the nearby holy water which he says is never dry even during the dry season.
Parahyangan Somaka Giri placed next to a statue of Vishnu. This is where the water is located, which has historically been trusted by the people in the area as a blessing with strong magical powers to cure illness and ask the gods of rain during the dry season. Because of its location on high ground (on the hill), this natural phenomenon is considered a saint and it is believed locally to be holy water.
Street Theater is the point of beginning and end of the visit to the Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park. Here we can find many shops and restaurants in one place and where all the celebrations going on.
You can get the souvenir merchandise GWK Bali and especially at GWK Bali Souvenir Shop and Art Market. We can even find a Balinese spa and aromatherapy products in this store. While here, why not try the foot reflexology Bali after a walk. We can taste the good food at the best prices only at our , Food Theatre, and our newest restaurant, The Home with a package of all you can eat.
At several times a day, we can enjoy shopping and dining while accompanied by the performance of Bali, especially like the barong, Rindik and parades.
Lotus Pond is the largest outdoor area at the Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) and Cultural Park, most likely, in Bali. Thus, Lotus Pond is a great place and just to hold a large-scale outdoor events.
Over the years, GWK has been trusted for large scale was held, both nationally and internationally, in the Lotus Pond events like music concerts, international meetings, large parties. Lotus Pond is a unique place with limestone pillars at the sides and the majestic statue of Garuda in the background.
Lotus Pond originated from lotus. Lotus is the ultimate symbol of beauty, prosperity, and fertility. Vishnu also always carries a lotus flower in her hand and almost all the gods of the Hindu god who sits in the lotus or bring flowers.
Some interesting facts is that the lotus plant grows in water, has its roots in the illus or mud, and spread the flowers in the air above. Thus, the lotus symbolizes human life and also that the cosmos.
Lotus roots are sunk in the mud of material life. The shaft passing through the water symbolizes the existence in the astral world. Flowers floating on the water and open to the sky is emblematical of spiritual being.
This park is named after the heavenly god Indra Indraloka for a beautiful panoramic view. Indraloka Garden is one of the most favorite place in the Garuda Wisnu Kencana medium for a little party, gathering and wedding ceremonies. We can see the view from the top Indraloka Bali Garden
Amphitheatre is an outdoor place for special performances by well-designed acoustic. Every afternoon you can watch the famous Kecak dance and free which is about at 18.30 s / d 19:30 AM. Kecak even this can be collaborated with other regional dances.
Tirta Agung is the perfect outdoor space for the intermediate event. You also can visit the statue of Vishnu's hand, part of the statue of Garuda Wisnu Kencana located nearby.
Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Cultural Park is a park in Unggasan Jimbaran Bali tourist attractions Statue by GWK (Garuda Wisnu Kencana). GWK statue is a replica statue of the god Vishnu riding Garuda vehicle named as high as 12 m, the work of famous sculptor of Bali, I Nyoman Nuarta. Areas of Cultural Park Garuda Wisnu Kencana located at an altitude of 146 meters above the ground surface or 263 feet above sea level.
This statue is projected to bind spatial with visibility up to 20 miles so it can be seen from Kuta, Sanur, Nusa Dua to Tanah Lot. 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 60 meters wide. If construction is completed, this statue will be the largest sculpture in the world and beat the Statue of Liberty.