Sunday, November 28, 2010

The World's Tallest Statue Version Place On Earth

The statue is the world's tallest statue of Garuda Wisnu Kencana in Bali Island of Indonesia with a height of 145 m)Location of Sculpture at the Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park on the island of Bali, Indonesia.

The plan, the statue of Lord Vishnu riding Garuda was built at a height of 75 meters, with a foundation as high as 70 meters. Garuda bird wing will also be stretched as wide as 66 meters. Key ingredient is copper and brass sculpture with the overall weight of about 4,000 tons. Later, if the project is completed, the Garuda Wisnu Kencana monument will stand as high as + 145 meters beyond the height of the Statue of Liberty and can be seen from the radius to 20 miles. Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) is indeed planned to become an icon for tourism in Bali.

Today, tourists can enjoy this GWK Cultural Park. Statue of Lord Vishnu who erect half-body (without hands), and the head of the Garuda bird has become a spectacle of thousands of tourists each month. GWK area itself is a rocky limestone hill with an area of about 200 hectares. Previously, the area named the Bukit Ungasan is barren hill that is not much known for not having any tourist charm. However, after the monument was built, this area started growing and increasingly taken into account.

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