Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park is a ± 60 ha area of cultural park located in Ungasan, Badung Regency or about 10-15 minutes driving from Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport. It boasts one of the largest artistic masterpiece and most astonishing works of arts ever the Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue, created in Indonesia’s art history, which reflects the strong values of one of Indonesia’s inherited local cultures.
The location of the GWK statue stands on the highest place of Southern Bali. GWK statue is designed to be one of the world’s biggest and highest monumental statues in the world. The monument itself consists of two parts. The main statue, which is made of approximately 3000 tons of copper and several other smaller statues such as the crown and Garuda’s accessories that will be coated with gold mosaic. The second part is a 30,000-square-meter pedestal built on a 10,000 square meter of land. Inside the pedestal will be several facilities such as multifunction ballroom to be utilized for an international conference and also some galleries to exhibit the Indonesian cultural art creations.
The 240ha vicinity of GWK Cultural Park can be a challenging area to cover. Some of us just do not have enough time or energy, or even both. When taking a walk around the park is just not your style, you can always turn to Segway. Enjoy and ride for fun this future vehicle here at GWK Cultural Park, as the first place of Segway ride in Bali. Try gliding around Lotus Pond area, which offers a different experience that can never be found elsewhere.