Garuda Wisnu Kencana is one of the famous tourist attractions in southern Bali. Known as the Bali GWK, it is a cultural park site. Located in Jimbaran Bali, this is one of the tourist attractions in southern Bali that you must visit, why? Because in Garuda Wisnu Kencana you will find a variety of Balinese cultural performances.
Besides that, Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) is a cultural park which has an area of 60 hectares with white stone cliff walls. Making this place more different and unique from other interesting places in southern Bali. Located on Jalan Raya Uluwatu, Ungasan Village, South Kuta, Badung Regency.
It is a symbol of Lord Vishnu who drives a great Garuda as a trusted partner. This statue is designed to be one of the largest and tallest monumental sculptures in the world. The total height of the statue is 120m, consisting of 24 segments. And it was formed with 754 modules made of copper and brass-coated patina acid.
Built and carved by a famous engraver named, I Nyoman Nuarta. The Garuda Wisnu statue has a height of 124 meters and a width of 60 meters. Which offers one of the biggest sculptures and the most amazing works. Of course, with works of art that reflect the value of local Balinese culture.
Ticket prices for Garuda Wisnu Kencana ~ GWK Culture Park:
- On Weekday (Monday-Friday) adults are charged Rp. 125,000 per person while children Rp. 100,000 per child.
- Whereas Weekend (Saturday & Sunday) ticket prices can be the same or may be more expensive.
- For children under 3 years old or Infant, there is no entry fee.
How long distance to reach Garuda Wisnu Kencana
If you come from Ngurah Rai Airport, going to the tourist sites in Bali GWK, only takes 25 minutes. Of course, in smooth traffic conditions.
To get to the location of Bali GWK attractions, there are many ways. Maybe take a taxi, rent a motorcycle, or drive your own vehicle. You all are decisive, because it's the best for you.
But if you don't want to bother finding a parking space because in GWK, parking lots tend to be full. Especially during the holiday season. Do not like driving in traffic and plan to travel to other tourist attractions in southern Bali. Like Tanjung Benoa Beach, Dreamland Beach, Padang Padang Beach, Pandawa Beach and Uluwatu Temple. So I suggest you choose a car rental service with a driver.
In addition to the Garuda Wisnu statue, at the GWK Bali cultural park, visitors can enjoy the view from the sunset. Not only the beautiful scenery that you can see in the tourist area of GWK. This tourist spot also offers a variety of entertainment programs ranging from morning, until evening.
Tour Packages to Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK Culture Park)
To facilitate your vacation in Bali, we provide a tour package that in the tour schedule there is a schedule to visit GWK Bali tourist attractions. With you buying a vacation package in Bali, of course there are many conveniences that you will get. For example, there is no need to think about the cost of admission, lunch and dinner costs are already covered and the means of transportation (car, driver and fuel are included).
Some cheap vacation packages to Bali that in the tour package schedule there are tours to GWK Bali, such as, a 5 day tour package in Bali and one of the favorite vacation packages for Indonesian tourists and foreign tourists is the Nusa Dua Uluwatu tour package.