Tirta Empul Temple, Tampaksiring

4.5
#1 of 14 in Things to do in Tampaksiring
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.
Create an itinerary including Tirta Empul Temple
map
Tirta Empul Temple Tours
View more tours
Tirta Empul Temple Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
2,242 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • An exceptional place, a place of mystical. However, it is not sensitive or do not interfere with the followers of Hinduism ritual kompieli. You need TO simply respect when we we are not followers of this religion. From taking pictures but there is absolutely no problems. Personally, I did a whole lot of them here. THIS Memorial also spiritual ... Very recommend visiting this place. After the visit for us in August alone as if better.
    View original
  • A temple where the Balinese come to pray in the water source and many tourists follow... Loan of sarong at the entrance which do not go in the water 15000 rupees/p
    View original
  • We went for a Sunday afternoon and it was very interesting to see the fervor of locals to purify. Tourists are going too, dressed in a sarung, but it's a shame because some sincerity in this approach. The temple is beautiful. Entry to 15, 000rp.
    View original
Google
  • A mesmerizing holy place to take a holy bath. Come prepared with your own sarong for the wet dip. Bring a towel and change of clothes. Lockers are available for rent to keep your belongings. A water proof camera also would be helpful. The temple complex is beautiful to walk around. See the hot spring source of the water. The exit has a maze of shops to navigate and bargain before you reach your vehicle.
  • If u want go here... U must wear the cloth/scarf at the waist that have been provided... Also.. If u want go here... Don't forget to bring clothes.. Cause there were a pool for clean your self for bad things... Also.. U must bring hair band or clipper for your hair.. If u want go to inside the temple... Cause there were area u must tie your hair...
  • There are many reasons to visit this wonderful place, architectural, historical, religious, spiritual, personal, curiosity - your choice. Though if you are open, you can find something here to satisfy them all. It's definitely one of those must see while you are in the region kinda places. Enjoy!
  • Beautiful temple. The level of details in the structures are just amazing. It really gives you a feel of Bali, and its history. There's usually a long queue of locals and foreigners taking bath in the holy water. Worth noting, you'd need a Sarong, even if you're wearing a jeans. They don't really care about the top, it seemed like they don't mind minimal clothing on top part of your body. You can borrow a free Sarong from the Sarong counter near the entrance.
  • Beautiful experience!! Definitely a must do. Please don't be alarmed, the water may be chilly and there are fish in the water. You must be covered. Bathing suit, shirt, and sarong if you are getting in and if you're walking around. There's a sarong that you can borrow to walk around and one for rent if getting in the water or bring you own. The changing areas are unisex. Follow the flow of the locals to ensure you use only the spouts that are appropriate. After going in the water, walk around the entire temple.
Places to stay near Tirta Empul Temple

Plan your trip to Tampaksiring

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Tirta Empul Temple by other users

7 days in Indonesia BY A USER FROM INDIA July, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Indonesia BY A USER FROM INDIA July, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Bali BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in Indonesia BY A USER FROM SPAIN August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 28 days in Asia BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA April, culture, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Bali BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Bali BY A USER FROM GERMANY October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Karachi & Bali BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN August, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: August, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Bali BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Bali BY A USER FROM FRANCE August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Bali BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Lombok & Bali BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans