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Designed and built by Nyoman Nuarta, one of Indonesia's foremost modern Sculptor, the Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue or GWK and Its pedestal building will be standing 150 meters tall with its wings span 64 meters across.

Made from more than 4000 tons of copper and brass. the statue is picturing Lord Wisnu, as the source of the wisdom. riding on the back of the mythical bird Garuda as the manifestation of conscience toward Amerta, the perennial goodness.

The statue and its pedestal will be surrounded by more than 240 hectares cultural park which as once an abandoned and unproductive limestone quarry. The cultural park will provide attractions for both local and foreign visitors with supporting facilities such as Lotus Pond, Festival Park, Amphitheater, Street Theater, Exhibition Hall, as well as Jendela Bali The Panoramic Resto, and souvenir shop.

At Present time, the statue of Wisnu, the statue of Garuda, and the hands of Wisnu have been placed temporarily in three different plazas within the park.

GWK cultural park is intended to educate, especially the young generation about the importance of preserving and cultivating world's cultural heritage.

The statue of Wisnu

As the anchor of the GWK, the 20 meter tall copper  statue of the lord Wisnu has been placed temporarily on the highest hill of Ungasan where visitors can enjoy sunset or sunrise over the magnificent view Kuta, Beno and Sanur.

The statue of Wisnu is an illustration of the Almigtry God in maintaining and caring all life and its being. The God Wisnu is owner of Amerta in the formof water as source of fertility. giving wealth and life to universe.

The Statue of Garuda

Right behind the plaza Wisnu is the plaza garuda where the 18 meters tall statue of Garuda Placed temporarily.

At the present time, plaza Garuda become the focal point of a massive alley of served limestone pillars which cover more than 400  sqm open space area namely Lotus Pond. The colossal limestone pillars and monumental Garuda statue make Lotus Pond a very exotic space. with its room capacity that can accomodate up to 7000 people, Lotus Pond has gained good reputation as the perfect place to hold big and international events.

The statue of Wisnu's hand.

The statue of Wisnu's hand has added to GWK cultural Park in 2007. It's one step closer to finishing the complete Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue. This piece was placed temporarily on Tirta Agung area.


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