Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park
The Giant Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park
Bali might be the only tourist designation in the world that offers so many tourist sites and attractions to the visitors. This place has been very famous for many different reasons. Not only that you will be welcomed by the breathtaking beaches which are the perfect getaways for ultimate relaxation, astonishing wildlife experience, unique silver and gold handicrafts, traditional Balinese art paintings and an array of Balinese temples, the island of Bali is also home to a fascinating cultural park named Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK). The main focal of this main cultural park is the giant statue of Vishnu. This cultural park is located on Bukit Peninsula at the southern end of the island of Bali. It is very easy for you to get to this main cultural park of the island. It only takes 20 minutes of trip from the Ngurah Rai International Airport.
Being located at 263 feet above the sea level, the Bali cultural park of Garuda Wisnu Kencana has a 146 meter altitude from the ground level. With 75 meters of height and 6 meters of width, it could be the biggest traditional statue on the planet. Only the statue of Liberty that can beat the size of this statue. The prominent figure from Bali who is responsible for the creation of this masterpiece is none other than I Nyoman Nuarta. He is a well known Balinese artist that has come up with a number of amazing artful creations.
You can also find a statue of Garuda in the location of this cultural park. Garuda is located behind the Plaza Vishnu and is 18 meters tall. It is quite easy to tell that Garuda statue is the focal point of the entire park area. This cultural park is well built upon more than 4,000 square meters of open space. The Lotus Pond looks very interesting and the limestone pillars and the monumental of Garuda Wisnu Kencana Bali statue have made the pond look more exotic. The room in this cultural park can amazingly accommodate more than seven thousand people at the same time. In fact the Lotus Pond has come up with a good reputation as a great place to hold big and intentional events. That is why this cultural park has become one of the main objectives in the island when it comes to accommodate various arts performances, international conferences and exhibitions. Some tourists actually make this large site as the venue for their lovely and memorable wedding event.
Garuda Wisnu Kencana tour Package
Many people consider Garuda Wisnu Kencana as the perfect window of Balinese traditional arts and culture. The natural background of this cultural park has turned into a very impressive panorama. The fact that this amazing tourist site is now surrounded by a number of five-star accommodation providers has made the tourists a lot easier when it comes to reaching the Garuda park. Thanks to the serious development of this area, Garuda cultural park has now turned out to be an icon for Balinese tourism.
If you wonder about the figure of the giant structure, the statue of Lord Vishnu is meant to represent the God in Hinduism that is captured riding a Garuda bird. The size of this statue would be one of the most attractive parts of the cultural park. The visitors can easily locate this main cultural park of Bali since the statue is already visible from 20 miles away. You can see the giant statue even when you are currently located in Kuta, Nusa Dua, Tanah Lot or Sanur areas. Garuda Wisnu Kencana is so huge that you should not miss to visit this cultural park each time you spend your holiday in Bali.