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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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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
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
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
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.
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
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
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. The temple is...More
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
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
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 medical doctor about this.