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Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park is the most iconic landmark. It is spread over the 240-hectare park complex in the rugged hills Bali’s Bukit Peninsula. It is located at an altitude of 146 meters from the ground level. It has a 150-meter high statue of God Vishnu and the mythical eagle, Garuda. The design is inspired by Hindu mythology and is considered as Indonesia’s tallest statues. It is one of the most traveled places by tourists from around the world. The tantalizing view of the awe-inspiring monument, fascinating heritage, immense sculptures, cultural performances, and legendary tales transpires you to explore this cultural park complex.
Why is it famous?
The most fascinating attraction is the large corridor carved with limestone pillars surrounded by Lotus Pond over 4000 square meters of open space. Discover the picturesque island and explore the park with monumental sculptures making it an exotic place. The hall inside accommodates up to 7000 people and is a perfect place for organizing international events, concerts, features high-quality acoustics, and other cultural performances. Travelers can also watch the making of the Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue and buy souvenirs from the local shops. You can even enjoy free services of hair braiding and nail painting. There is also the Balinese parade scheduled at 5:00 pm daily. Enjoy the delicious and authentic Balinese food at Jendela Bali restaurant inside the Street Theatre Area.
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.
Things To do/Tourist Attractions: -
Watch cultural performances – The GWK cultural park has seven dance performances that start from 10 am and ends at 6.30 pm every day for the tourists. You can also watch a film at the Garuda cinema that opens at 11 am every day and shows a 35-minute animated film titled Garuda Cilik Adventure.
Historical Influence– People who love to know history enjoy this place as it has historical information about the construction of walls in the GWK cultural park. The Lotus Pond has a description of statues engraved on them. The Amphitheatre has reliefs that describe Garuda Wisnu’s story.
Take a ride with GWK Loop – After getting tired and exhausted under the scorching sun, take a ride with the shuttle service of GWK Loop. Which takes visitors around the large statues at the center of the park, and you can enjoy the park’s view.
Shop from local shops – Street theatre is the park’s shopping area where you can buy a variety of souvenirs. There is an array of restaurants for you to eat and relax. Some items may be expensive at the Bali Art Market and GWK Souvenir shop.
Picturesque view – You can spot many breath-taking views on one of the rock cliffs near the Lotus Pond area with interesting statues in the background. One of them is Kura-Kura Plaza that has ponds and trees, wonderful for taking pictures.