Sunday, 2 September 2018

GWK- Garuda Wisnu Kencana
GWK- Garuda Wisnu Kencana

GWK- Maybe it's no stranger to you about the biggest statue in Bali. The statue that was built on a hill and takes a very long processing time. The statue is a statue of Lord Vishnu sitting on a Garuda bird. Vishnu is the manifestation of God with the function of preserving the universe and maintaining its balance.

This 121 meters high Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue (GWK) was built on an area of about 60 hectares in Ungasan Village, South Kuta District, Badung Regency, Bali. The discredited statue has a height exceeding the Statue of Liberty in America and takes up to 28 years in the process to complete it in August 2018 as a gift for the 73rd anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Indonesia. This statue was designed by a Balinese artist named I Nyoman Nuarta.

The Garuda Wisnu Kencana tourist attraction or often referred to as the  GWK Bali is one of the famous tourist attractions in Bali. Almost every day the Garuda Wisnu Kencana Bali Tourism Object is visited by tourists, both domestic tourists, and foreign tourists because of its beauty, gran, and fame. It is incomplete if visiting Bali does not visit the Garuda Wisnu Kencana Tourism Object or called GWK Bali.

To order tickets, you can visit the official website of GWK Bali below:

The completion of the statue of Lord Vishnu who was riding a Garuda Bird and called the Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) was officially opened by the President of the Republic of Indonesia Mr. Ir. Joko Widodo.

Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) is often used as an art venue in Bali and entertainment events are held to attract tourists to visit it. Become a pride and identity or icon for the island of Bali so that its preservation should be maintained.

Location of Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK)

The Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue (GWK) is located in Ungasan Village, South Kuta District, Badung Regency, Bali. From Jimbaran Village, head towards another direction about 1 kilometer.

For those of you who want to visit GWK can follow the map below as directions.