Thursday, August 22, 2013

Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue project will be worked again

Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue design
Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue which is located in Jimbaran, that the process has not been completed since it was first worked out in 1997, will resume, as there are investors who will finance the cultivation of the Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue to complete. PT Alam Sutra are investors who will finance the continuation of making the biggest statue in Bali.

Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue was designed by a Balinese artist, named Nyoman Nuarta. Plans for the statue was the idea when the Governor of Bali, Ida Bagus Oka and Director General of Tourism Joop Ave. However, the construction of the statue was halted in October 1997. When that happens kejolak Indonesian economy, the financial crisis, and the reason for termination of the statue which will be the largest in Indonesia. When the monetary crisis occurred, the price of raw material for the statue to be very expensive, so it strayed very far from the original budget. Since the process is stalled until now, has achieved 16 years of sculpture was not done.

When initial construction Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue, just completed the head and body of Vishnu, the head of birds. The statue is made of bronze. When the statue was completed, the statue will equal the height Liberti in the United States.

Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue visible from afar

Around the Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue was built gallery space facilities, amphitheater, restaurants and souvenir corner. Planned that this statue will be completed by 2016. And will be a phenomenal statue in Bali, which can be seen from all directions.

Vishnu statue body parts

The head of the bird statue
GWK