Garuda Wisnu Kencana ( GWK )

The statue is located at Bukit Ungasan - Jimbaran Bali. It is a masterpiece of a renowned Balinese sculptor, I Nyoman Nuarta. Today, it has been developed into a magnificent cultural park and become one of the landmarks for tourism of Bali and Indonesia.

The statue depicts the Lord Vishnu where in Hinduism is known as the Preserver mounting a Garuda mythical bird. It is taken from the mythology entitled ‘Garuda and Empire’ in which the Garuda bird has a sense of devotion and sacrifice to save his mother from slavery. Ultimately, he is protected by the Lord Vishnu.

The statue built with a height of 140 meters is projected to bind a space with visibility up to 20 km. On that account, it can be seen from Kuta, Sanur, Nusa Dua until Tanah Lot. Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue itself symbolizes the sublime mission to preserve the environment along with the world.

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