3 Fact About Garuda Wisnu Kencana Bali
Garuda Wisnu Kencana is located in Bukit Ungasan, Badung Regency which has the main icon in the form of a statue of Lord Vishnu who is riding his mount, Garuda. Many activities, restaurants, and souvenirs can be found in the Garuda Wisnu Kencana area. Below are 3 facts about Garuda Wisnu Kencana Bali
1. Environmental Rescue Symbol
Local people has belief that Lord Vishnu is the God of Preserver of the Universe so that the statue of GWK Bali is a symbol of saving the environment and world. While Garuda is a symbol of freedom and devotion.
2. World-class masterpieces
The GWK statue is a world-class masterpiece that is the pride of Bali, even the pride of Indonesia. The GWK statue was inaugurated on September 22, 2018 and its construction began 28 years ago by artist I Nyoman Nuarta.
3. Defeat the Statue of Liberty
The Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue is 121 meters high. The height of this GWK statue exceeds the Statue of Liberty in United States which is 93 meters high. GWK statue is the 3rd highest in the world after The Spring Temple Buddha in China and The Laykyun Sekkya Buddha in Myanmar.
If you enter the GWK area you will find many favorite places, one of them is Bebek Bengil Dirty Duck restaurant. Restaurant Bebek Bengil has a comfortable and great atmosphere as well as a spacious venue making it the right place for you and your family to explore Bali culinary in GWK Bali
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