Garuda Wisnu KencanaOne of the interesting tourism destination in Denpasar is a Garuda Wisnu Kencana (also known as GWK) located in the hill, 25 km from Denpasar or 15 km from International Airport Ngurah Rai. Garuda Wisnu Kencana as the famous destination having a good scenic with natural hill view. Starting to build on the 1997 in the 250 ha area and it has been spend funds approximately IDR 600 billion was designed by Nyoman Nuarta.
Garuda having a meaning as a vehicle of "Dewa Wisnu (Vishnu God)". In the concept of Tri Murthi where the "Vishnu God" as the keeper for the natural balance and the Garuda as the vehicle having it's own meaning as the symbol of a loyalty.
Inside of this location also facilitate with a park oftenly called as "Garuda Wisnu Kencana Central Park", which offered the visitor to enjoy a high quality of traditional Balinese art. You can also enjoy the history of Balinese art in this area. Visitor can also see the Balinese traditional dance in the theater which has been provided in this location. From this theater you can enjoy an epic story of a Balinese culture that perform in the high quality of Balinese dance.