As final phase in the recent completion of Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) statue construction, PT Alam Sutera Realty Tbk. (Alam Sutera) held the ‘Melaspas’ ritual today at GWK Cultural Park, Ungasan, Badung, Bali on 8 August 2018. Melaspas is a Hindu Dharma purification ritual to cleanse buildings at a spiritual level. This Melaspas Ritual is the last series of rituals, following of the Pasupati ritual held before on the GWK Statue Pedestal Plaza lobby for placement of the GWK Statue crown in May 2018. Therefore the Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue is now ready to be officiated.
GWK statue, which is set to become the nation’s cultural icon, has now been completed. Sitting on top of a pedestal and rising to a height of 120.9 metres, the statue is the Third Highest Statue in the world but GWK Statue is acclaimed to be the Largest Statue in The World with 64m Width. Bali’s landmark icon stands proudly on the top of Ungasan hill, inside the GWK Cultural Park.
Alam Sutera will develop GWK Cultural Park complex which is set on a 60 hectare land, as a tourism destination with its GWK statue, as well as facilitate cultural expressions that is ready to host international standard cultural multi events, indoor or outdoor that can accommodate up to 40,000 people.