Garuda Wisnu Kencana

Garuda Wisnu Kencana or GWK is the name of a cultural park on Balis hilly southern coast famous for the ongoing construction of a gigantic statue of Vishnu riding on the back of a Garuda (a supernatural eaglelike being). The completed part of the statue is of the upper part of Vishnus body, the head of the Garuda and Vishnus hands.

The cultural park has become one of the favourite places in Bali for art and cultural performances, exhibitions, and conferences. GWK, once completed at 145 metres, will be one of the worlds tallest statues and erected on the top of the hill, with a magnificent panorama of Bali.