Garuda Wisnu Kencana cultural park commonly abbreviated by GWK is a wizard park located on the southern island of Bali. Tourist park is located in Nusa Dua promontory, Badung regency, about 40 kilometers south of Denpasar, Bali.
Planned to be constructed of a landmark or mascot of Bali in this cultural park, which is a statue of Lord Vishnu who was riding steed, Garuda, as high as 12 meters. Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park is located at an altitude of 146 meters above the ground surface or 253 feet above sea level.
Development the statue of Lord Vishnu (the savior for Hindu god) who was driving the bird Garuda, inspired by the story of Adi Parwa in the episode Garuda by loyalty and sacrifice to save his mother from the shackles of slavery. The story of this legend clearly engraved on the sides of Kidal temple in Malang regency.
If you surround the Garuda Wisnu Kencana cultural park, you will be made to be amazed. Areas that used to form the sloping hills and craggy rocks formerly, now transformed into a giant building with the amazing architecture. The hill is cut into giant pillars of the Egyptian-style buildings, but there remains an element of Bali. Statue of Garuda Wisnu Kencana works of famous sculptor Bali, I Nyoman Nuarta. The statue of Lord Vishnu is expected to be able to stimulate the physical and the spiritual value of the Balinese and the balance between real and unreal world, thus the natural harmony can be created. Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue is a symbol of environmental rescue mission and the world.
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