Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue is located in Bukit Unggasan - Jimbaran, Bali. This statue is the work of renowned sculptor Bali, I Nyoman Nuarta. This monument is developed as a park of culture and became an icon for tourism in Bali and Indonesia.
The statue is tangible god Vishnu is the god in the Hindu Preserver (Sthiti), riding a Garuda bird. People of Garuda can be seen in the story of Garuda & empire that revolves around the act of devotion and sacrifice of the bird Garuda to save his mother from slavery that ultimately protected by the god Vishnu.
The statue was projected to tie spatial visibility to 20 km so that it can be seen from Kuta, Sanur, Nusa Dua up to Tanah Lot. Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue is a symbol of environmental rescue mission and the world. The statue is made from a mixture of copper and steel weighing 4,000 tons, with a height 75 meters and 60 meters wide. If construction is finished, this sculpture will become the largest sculpture in the world and beat the Statue of Liberty.