Tirta Empul Temple, Tampaksiring

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Visit Tirta Empul Temple, an interesting Hindu place of worship built around a natural spring. Located directly by a water source and with a main building surrounded by a bathing structure, worshipers enter the holy water to be ritually purified. The rustic structures, flowing water, bathing devotees, and surrounding forest complement one another to create an inspiring and unusual sight. Remember to bring your camera to capture it. Tirta Empul Temple is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Tegalalang Edition.
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  • We feel this is one of the more beautiful temples. It is a large complex with the holy spring, immerse yourself in here. Produce visitors, but also to the residents and believers themselves nicely in the ritual. This would definitely when visiting Bali visit!
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  • We had our guide with us there and I can’t imagine otherwise. He talked about rituals and what is where. Seemingly a lot of turists did things incorrectly, so not sure did they get what they expected....  more »
  • Awesome day with many people who were there to be cleansed by the holy water. Clearly worth seeing and funky experience.
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  • Had a beautiful experience there. The holy spring is indeed holy. My husband and I prayed there after being advised by our tour guide to dip ourselves in the spring water and pray to be blessed with a child...sure enough a month later I conceived. We now have a healthy baby boy. Go there with an open mind and experience for yourself!
  • You have to wear sarong to enter the place. It was available before the entrance with some donation. The best part is the holy water. It is used to clean up the sin or get healthier mind and body by the people. You can also enjoy the water by diving in a bit. We can see where the water came from, directly from the source above.
  • We got a private tour guide around the temple and I must say our guide was not only informative but also had the most positive energy. He took so many great photos of us and took the time to answer all of our questions. In the end all he asks is for whatever donation we thought he deserved. We ended up giving him 200,000rp. Also we did not book him ahead of time but found him working at the information area. If you take the time to go here I highly recommend you getting cleansed by the water. These waters are pray to and blessed by all Balinese so they do have some magic to them. Sarongs are provided for you with a small cost and make sure to ask how to do the ritual in the water.
  • Nice view, nice air, nice water. You can enjoy the air and you can also "bath" here in the holy pond. My favorite is the Koi fishes that look very big and very healthy. Please be careful since the floor is slippery especially when it's wet or raining.
  • Well worth a visit. Ask one of the staff to show you around and explain how the process works for better understanding and more respect towards locals, and give them a little tip. On the way out - take the same way you walked in, don't follow the exit signs unless you want you want to spend good 10 minutes trying to get out from a maze of souvenir shops.

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