Movement to Return to the Archipelago, GWK Culture Park

Fakta-GWK-Bali-Patung-Garuda-Wisnu-Kencana

Bali is a tourist destination that is very popular in Indonesia. The beaches are a “paradise” for lovers of marine tourism. Yes, even though this island is synonymous with many charming beaches, traveling does not only have to hunt places with beautiful panoramas. On the other hand, Bali also offers an interesting element of historical tourism and local culture.This magnificent cultural park, often abbreviated as Garuda Wisnu Kencana, is one of the new tourism icons on the Island of the Gods . Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) is a giant statue by one of the famous sculptors from Bali, Nyoman Nuarta. This statue is in the form of Vishnu Batara riding a legendary Garuda animal as a symbol of Amerta, an eternal virtue . The Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue is 121 meters high. That is, the height of this GWK statue exceeds the Statue of Liberty in the United States which is 93 meters high. This GWK statue is the 3rd highest in the world after The Spring Temple Buddha in China and The Laykyun Sekkya Buddha in Myanmar  . GWK is located in Ungasan Village, South Kuta District, Badung Regency.

tari gwk

 

GWK which is referred to as a cultural park allows you to watch various cultural attractions from morning to night. Some shows are usually held in an outdoor area called the Street Theater. In addition, there is an amphitheater which is a place for special dances and arts such as Kecak Dance, Barong and Keris Dance, Rangda Dance, and traditional and modern music performances.

In another location called Lotus Pond, there are often various large capacity events such as music concerts and international meetings. Of course it’s really nice to be able to enjoy the program against the backdrop of high limestone cliffs.

Anyone can enjoy the show for free. To see performances of traditional Balinese art here, you must know the schedule first. You can see the schedule for various regular shows in the table below:

Daily Event Place Time Information
Balinese Dance Amfiteater 10:00 – 10:40
15:00 – 15.40
Instrumen Rindik Kura-kura Plaza 10:00 – 12:0014:00 – 16:00
Area Tiket Masuk 12:00 – 16:00
Barong Keris Dance Amfiteater 11:00 – 11:40
14:00 – 14:40
Garuda Wisnu Ballet Amfiteater 12:00 –12:40
Joged Bumbung Street Theater 17:30 – 18:20 Depending on the weather
Tarian Nusantara Amfiteater 13:00 – 13:40
Kecak Garuda Wisnu Amfiteater 18:30 – 19:20 Every Saturday and Sunday
Parade Bali Kang Cing Wie Area Tiket Wisnu Plaza 16:00 – 17:20 Depending on the weather

Source : gwkbali.com

The GWK manager holds a regular agenda for visiting tourists. GWK Cultural Park’s Head of Marketing Communication Department, Oktaviano Pratomo said, every Monday starting at 7:00 p.m, his party held a night hypes event in the Plaza Kencana area. In this event, visitors can enjoy the evening to night at GWK by eating food from a food truck accompanied by live music to fire dance. Then every Friday visitors can enjoy a salsa dance performance at Reato Jendela Bali starting at 7:00 p.m. Then every Saturday there is an acoustic music performance that is held at the Street Theater and starts at 3:00 p.m.

Fakta-GWK-Bali-Patung-Dewa-Wisnu.jpg

GWK PHOTO STUDIO

In Garuda Wisnu Kencana we can also take pictures wearing traditional Balinese clothes at GWK Photo Studio. Apart from the complete costume, the photo session will be even more perfect because you can choose the background as you wish. After that, you will get a photo print.

The price offered is quite affordable. If you want to take your own picture, the price is only IDR 200,000 for one background and one photo size 6R. But if you want a paired photo, you can simply spend IDR 300,000 for three backgrounds and two 6R size photos. Meanwhile, you who want to take pictures with your family can pay IDR 600,000 for six backgrounds and three 6R photos.

In addition to photos in the studio, you can also request photos outdoors. Photographed in some beautiful spots of GWK attractions, perfect for those of you who come in large groups or groups. However, this indoor and outdoor photo service will only be served from 10:00 – 19:00.

Fakta-GWK-Bali-patung-GWK

Price of admission :

Relevance Price
GWK Statue Rp 200.000/pax
Day Ticket Rp 125.000

Prices can change according to the management decision of the tourist management.Ticket prices apply when this blog is published .

What Should You Do in Tanah Lot Temple

Tanah Lot Temple is a tourist attraction in Bali, Indonesia. Here there are two temples located on a large rock. One is located on top of a rock and the other is located on a cliff similar to Uluwatu Temple. Tanah Lot Temple is part of the Dang Kahyangan temple. Tanah Lot Temple is a sea temple where the gods of the sea guard worship. Tanah Lot is famous as a beautiful place to watch the sunset. The onshore site of the Tanah Lot Temple complex is dotted with smaller shrines together with visitors leisure facilities that comprise restaurants, shops and a cultural park where regular dance performances are shown regularly. The temple is located in the Beraban village of the Tabanan regency, an approximate 20km northwest of Kuta. It is often included on sightseeing and cultural tours to Bali’s western and central regions.

If planning a vacation in here, make sure you don’t miss the following interesting things:

Enjoy the most beautiful sunset moments

Tanah Lot is having the best location to watch the sunset. Many tourists who want to enjoy the natural beauty in the afternoon, so that these attractions become more full. The golden red light with violet that illuminates the temple can certainly provide a romantic exotic panorama to cover your day perfectly.

Tanah Lot Temple is a temple on the beach, so it is very beautiful to visit at sunset when it is not cloudy. The sun’s arch looks very clear.
If you want to prove the beauty of the golden sunset here, come around at 17:00. This time is considered right for you to get the best position to enjoy the sunset from beginning to end.

Watching the Kecak dance performance

 

 

After sunset ended, there was a show that can be enjoyed by tourists in Tanah Lot that is the Kecak Dance Show. Kecak Dance is played mainly by men, where the number of players in the tens or more dancers who sit in line and a circle with a certain rhythm voices calling for “cak”, raising his hands. Try watching the Kecak Dance Fire Show at Surya Mandala Cultural Park, which is located west of Pura Batu Bolong or next to Melasti Restaurant. To watch this performance, you must pay a ticket fee of IDR 50,000 per person.

Visit the Holy Water Cave & Holy Water Snake

Right in front of the Cave of the Holy Snake, there is a Cave of Holy Water which drains springs that come from the middle of the sea. This freshwater source cave called Tirta Pabersih is now sacred water. Aside from being used for the worship of Hindus, tourists are allowed to be able to drink the holy water or wash their hands and face in a row.

When water is drunk, it tastes very fresh and there is no taste of salt. People also believe that drinking holy water can provide many benefits, such as curing all kinds of diseases and increasing the fertility of married couples.

The Cave of the Holy Snake which stores snakes which are believed to be temple guards. The snake here is a type of sea snake with black and white, white and venomous striped skin.

Although classified as a dangerous type of snake, you are allowed to hold these snakes. You can also take pictures with the holy snake while accompanied by the handler just by paying voluntarily on a box that has been prepared.

Witnessing Religious Ceremonies

 

Tanah Lot Temple is one of the many popular destinations in Bali. Moreover, this temple has a unique shape because of its location in the middle of the sea. There are many opportunities to choose from to visit this temple. However, if you want to witness a special moment, there is no harm in coming to the execution of the Pura Tanah Lot temple.

OPENING HOURS: DAILY FROM 7:00-19:00
TICKET       : - DOMESTIC RP 20.000
               - DOMESTIC CHILDREN( 6-12 ):RP 15.000
               - FOREIGN RP 60.000
               - FOREIGN CHILDREN ( 6-12 ): RP 30.000
LOC          : JLN. RAYA TANAH LOT,BALI,INDONESIA
Note  : that prices can change according to the management decision of the tourist management.Ticket prices apply when this blog is published .

Noah Wedding Chapel

The Unique and Beautiful Wedding Chapel in South Kuta Area

bali wedding, information, bali, wedding

Wedding is one of the beautiful moment in peoples life that will last forever. Bali, especially South Kuta area, is one of the destination that dreamed by every couples as a place to held their romantic and beautiful wedding ceremony where there are a lot of beautiful wedding venues, and one of them is Noah Chapel in Ungasan with the beautiful view of the sky and the sea as the backdrop. Continue reading “Noah Wedding Chapel”

Riding a Camel on The Side of The Beach

The Experience of Riding A Camel On The Beach That Should Not Be Missed!

Bali is one of the islands in Indonesia, which has been a favorite destination by both of domestic and foreign tourists. There’s a lot of interesting things that attract the tourists to come to Bali. There are varieties of cultures & traditions, friendly peoples, foods, a lot of interesting activities, the beaches and also the beautiful natures. And what I will inform you here is one of the interesting activities that you can do on the sides of one of the beach in Bali, which is Bali Camel Safari. Continue reading “Riding a Camel on The Side of The Beach”

Recommended Place for Having Delicious Suckling Pig

Hello Guys, how was your day? it look likes a great time for talking about delicious food. In this moment I will talk about one of really, really popular food from Bali the island of Paradise. Bali is a small island of Indonesia that really popular for every traveler around the world. This Island not only offer the wonderful nature heritage, in this island the tourist will also able to do any interesting and exciting activities and learn about art and culture of Bali. Let’s continue about the delicious food, because it’s already near with the lunch time Guys. Continue reading “Recommended Place for Having Delicious Suckling Pig”

6 Balinese Extreme Activities

Everybody knows Bali, the best tourist destination in the world. Bali offers the beautiful beaches, amazing panorama, unique cultures, delicious traditional food and many more. But if you often visit to Bali, maybe you need something “new “in your experience. Do you know there are many extreme activities which can pump your adrenaline in this island? The following 6 extreme activities which can pump your adrenaline that you must try when traveling to this island of God Continue reading “6 Balinese Extreme Activities”