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Tirta Empul Temple

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A very active temple built around a bubbling spring, Pura Tirta Empul is an interesting place to observe Hindu devotees purifying themselves by means of ritual bathing. It is especially recommended to visit on a full moon day, which has special...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Be careful of 2 Balinese I came across in the parking area, they are con artists. Tried to tell us the temple was closed and he will take us to another one, complete lie. Also asking for money for his big family which is also...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

After paying 50.000Rp for adults and 25.000Rp for children, we walked through a little courtyard to where sarongs and sashes were being loaned out to visitors. We'd brought our own sarongs and sashes as we were not sure how clean they were. It was very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ann T
Reviewed 2 days ago

This temple was very busy. A lot of people waiting to go through the pools. Definitely worth a visit. The stalls on the way out are a nightmare as they never seem to finish and just go on and on.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Paula_Rudi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Though its abit crowded, we can still sense some form of serenity here. Even if we didnt go into the bathing pools, we could still enjoy the whole experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank iwilkiwil
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An active Hindu temple to cleanse your mind, body and soul, and ward off evil. The central courtyard has the 13 purification 'showers', for you to start at the first on the left, of the left pool. The bottom of the pools are rocky so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Quailyn G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love this temple. Their is something deeply calming about being here. Whilst I did not participate in the bathing due to illness , you can’t help but leave feeling rejuvenated. Highly recommend you experience this.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 962AndrewY962
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To get in we have to pay a small entrance fee and as we are local we paid cheaper. Very nice landscape, unique scenery at the holy water area where people wash themselve which they believe to clean themselve from the evil spirit. On the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank O3712BIrobins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I took our two daughters (5 & 1) We knew it would be hard with the little one but we really wanted to go and experience it. When we got there we paid a small entrance fee, then you come to a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tirta Empul Temple was founded around a large water spring in 962 A.D. during the Warmadewa dynasty (10th-14th centuries). The name of the temple comes from the ground water source named "Tirta Empul". The spring is the source of the Pakerisan river.[2] The temple is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mathanraj2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful landscape and temple. Sacred space with ancient growth, and gardens all around. I rented a robe to bath in the refreshing cool springs. There a nearly 2 dozen fountains where you offer a different prayer & dunk your head, face & sip the waters....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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There is safety locker you can rent for a smaller amount
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You don’t need to book anything through a tour group. There is a Kiosk outside the temple to buy ticket. You need someone (driver) to get you there, but fix with him the transportation cost.
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Response from Nadeem K | Reviewed this property |
Since you are not from there, your body has not been exposed to certain kinds of microbes and bacteria. Your immune system has not been built to fight them since you were young like Balinese people. You need to consult a... More
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