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, Tampaksiring Edition.
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  • With the water purification ritual and the benefit of being there on an important religious day this was possibly our favourite temple visited. Just sit and watch it’s fascinating to see so much devot...  more »
  • This place drew me to because I am interested in Hinduism. The fountains are quite nice. There are many and prefer only the had I known what Gods I had prayed at the fountains. There were two fountains where multiple people who skipped. My friend came back later that those fountains are dedicated to gods that have to do with death. So if you are going to take a shower then you go pray for recently deceased family or friends here. My friend had this sooner rather conscience. If he knew then he had for someone prayers. The temples and Tirta Empul are quite nice.
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  • This water temple was a neat visit. We participated in the prayer under the fountain ritual. It was really special  more »
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  • Pura Tirta Empul yang terletak di Tapaksiring Bali ini merupakan satu dari sekian destinasi wisata yang ramai di Bali. Banyak pengunjung khususnya wisatawan asing yang berkunjung ke tempat ini. Selain pura, yang terkenal dari tempat ini adalah air pemandian suci. Menurut kepercayaan orang sekitar jika mandi di tempat ini maka hajatnya akan terkabul. Banyak wisatawan, khususnya wisatawan asing yang tertarik untuk mandi di pemandian ini. Hal menarik lagi yang ada di tempat ini adalah, setiap pengunjung dewasa baik pria maupun wanita yang akan masuk ke tempat ini wajib mengenakan kain sarung khas. Namun tidak perlu khawatir karena tempat ini menyediakan sarung tersebut yang boleh dikenakan secara cuma cuma atau sumbangan seikhlasnya untuk mengenakan sarung tersebut.
  • Large beautiful temple full of good vibes. The best parts are the Hindu shrines located just behind the springs. Tranquil and serene, they offer a place to sit and pause after a hectic road trip. Take time to admire the architectural details - so much thought and attention have gone into the construction and care of the temple. A lovely temple site
  • This is the place to take holy water, we can clean our self with bathing with this holy water at the pool.. If you we're lucky you can watch the ceremony from other temple to take the holy water, and this temple have regular ceremony in October, the ceremony also provided 'rejang' dance, after visiting the temple we can shopping for souvenir, clothes, bags, painting etc.. Bali authentic .. My suggestion bid half price... And shop in the middle area of the market.. More competitive.. Price here more reasonable than at other southern region of Bali island.
  • Very good place to visit. Don't hesitate to take a bath in the holy spring water. For that don't do like a majority of people taking bath with your own clothes. You have a change room to wear only the sarong and go to the water. If your clothes are wet you cannot go inside the temple.
  • It is really impressive when you see westerners and easterners in a same place are doing an oriental ceremony. Culture and tradition are two main column national identity and culture which Balinese people have done their best to conserve it and you can see one of the effect of it in Pura Tirta Empul
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