Garuda Wisnu Kencana
Garuda wisnu kencana is a cultural park and is a tourism icon of Bali
Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue is located in Bukit Unggasan – Jimbaran, Bali. This statue stands towering in the complex Cultural Park Garuda Wisnu Kencana and is the work of the famous sculptor Bali, I Nyoman Nuarta. This monument was became an icon for tourism Bali and Indonesia.
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 Performance 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.
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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