Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park, or ‘GWK’ for short, is a major landmark project in the hills of Jimbaran, comprising a half-built statue of the Hindu god Vishnu and his mythical guardian Garuda eagle. The vast 250Ha grounds features a multi-use venue, and is a great stopover along your travels to the other highlights within the Bukit area. In its current form, the god’s torso, his hands, and the Garuda are located in separate venues and become icons for each. And when complete, the project will result in a towering 145m-high landmark, visible from low-lying areas north of the peninsula, and which will be included in the world’s list of tallest landmarks. There’s an onsite restaurant, shopping arcade and Segway rentals that you can enjoy for cruising around the vast site.
An epic adventure becomes a reality for people of all ages at GWK Cultural Park. A view of a breathtaking monument, classic attractions, fantasy experience and modern technology blends in and transpire as you explore the unique Garuda Wisnu Kencana cultural park.
From the classic epic of the adventure of Garuda, to another excitement of watching series of Balinese dances. take an unforgettable jpurney through the unique themed area of GWK Cultural Park, when one of the world’s largest monuments, one-stop tourist spot with beautiful panoramic view, one of the best Kecak Dance performances in Ungasan Bali, and various culinary vendors, not to mention the complete selection of local souvenir shops to complement your modern cultural experience are ready for you. Bring home impressive moments along, all these await you and your family.
As a 21st century alternative of an artificial tourism infrastructure, GWK Cultural Park is currently developing into a cultural park that covers cultural exhibitions, events and amusement attractions as well as becoming the information and communication forum for local, national, regional and even international cultures.