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Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Bali

Written By Irwan Fimanto on Thursday, February 14, 2013 | 2:34 AM


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Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Bali is located in the southern Badung area about 20 minutes from Kuta. That's very easy to access it from the Ngurah Rai Airport and hotels in Nusa Dua. Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Bali cultural park is located in the hills of limestone and rock, exactly over the hill of Nusa Dua Pecatu-Badung regency that about 40 kilometers south of Denpasar City Bali, it was approximately 30 minutes drive from Ngurah Rai when using a motor vehicle.

Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Bali is an area with ​​240 hectares of land. There are Supporting facilities that you can enjoy like Lotus Pond, Festival Park, Amphitheater, Street Theater, Exhibition Hall, and Jendela Bali The Panoramic Resto and souvenir shop as well. There are many cultural performances every day at GWK. Barong Dance is the most popular show in there and also performances of traditional Balinese music.

Various uniqueness and beauty of Bali are well in view of the history, traditions, cultural customs, arts and panorama attraction. Of many attractions in Bali one of them is
Garuda Wisnu Kencana that abbreviated. Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Bali cultural park is the window of island arts and culture against the backdrop of nature and an amazing panorama, making one of the main objectives for a variety of performing arts, exhibitions, conferences or religious visits.

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This area is the first real rock and steep sloping then transformed into the beautiful and amazing with charming architecture. Implementation of the process by means Bukit cut into giant pillars like building in Egypt but still with the feel of Bali. From the
Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Bali, we can see how beautiful Kuta Beach, Jimbaran, Bali's Ngurah Rai Airport and the Port of Benoa.

The area of ​​
Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Bali Cultural Park planned to be established a landmark or Bali mascot, in the form of a giant statue, that is a statue of Lord Vishnu riding a Garuda bird. This statue was projected to tie layout with visibility up to 20 km so that it can be seen from Kuta and Nusa Dua.

Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue is a symbol of the mission of saving the environment and the world. The statue was made from a mixture of copper and steel weighing 4,000 tons with a height of 75 meters and a width of 60 meters, which was created by sculptor Bali, I Nyoman Nuarta, if manufacturing is complete, can match the Statue of Liberty in United States.

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​​Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Bali Facilities :
  • Lotus Pond surrounded by stone pillars and rock background Garuda bird statue's head with a capacity of 7500 people made ​​the area is ideal for a variety of grand performances, both national / international.
  • Plaza Wisnu art shop selling various Balinese handicrafts.
  • Exhibition Hall space to hold exhibitions.
  • Amphitheatre with a capacity of 800 seats and first-class acoustic arrangement is performance art.
  • Street Theatre is an outdoor stage for music concerts, fashion shows and other performances.
  • "Jendela Bali" Restaurant with panoramic of Jimbaran Beach.

When entering Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Bali  area you will be encountered several pieces of natural rock pillars wich high 25 feet are standing firm. Not far from Lord Vishnu statue, there is a sacred spring called Parahyangan Somaka Giri, why say sacred, because the water is coming out of the barren limestone hills. The water is believed to cure various diseases, also used as requirements to summon rain.

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