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Visit the Tirta Empul Temple (Spring Temple) also known as the Holy Water Temple were you will see... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
julie m
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Cleanse your soul

An experience that is both colourful and spiritual. The hustle and bustle of the offering... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
henkvandermeer
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Jl. Pengembak, Tirta Empul, Pantai Merta Sari, Sanur, Denpasar 80228, Indonesia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visit the Tirta Empul Temple (Spring Temple) also known as the Holy Water Temple were you will see the natural spring coming out of the ground. Take a towel and change of clothes if you want to bathe in the holy water and be prepared...More

Thank julie m
Reviewed 8 October 2018

An experience that is both colourful and spiritual. The hustle and bustle of the offering worshippers stands in contrast to the serenity of the people who bathe in the sacred spring to get their souls cleansed. A must-see on Bali

Thank henkvandermeer
Reviewed 18 September 2018

The temple itself was very beautiful. We went with a guide and it was very interesting to hear about the history and tradition of this temple, we really enjoyed that. We did not do the cleansing ritual, and frankly other westerners should not either. This...More

Thank bottletail
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This Temple is by far our favourite one. It was truly inspirational to watch people during their purifying bathing ritual. Both men and women have to cover up their legs with a sarong before they enter the temple. If you dont have one it is...More

Thank Gul C
Reviewed 16 September 2018

When there as part of our day tour, Thought that it might be an interesting thing to do to go into the cleansing waters. The temple surroundings were cool and nice. The temple was good. The cleansing ritual was a fun and spiritual thing to...More

Thank davidnZ7170TP
Reviewed 6 September 2018

One of the highlights of our trip to Bali was experiencing the purification ritual. I'm glad our guide convinced us to go through with it--ie., get into the water and offer our intentions at the fountains. It was a great and memorable experience. Didn't hurt...More

Thank Marlenejazz
Reviewed 4 September 2018

What can i say - more of Bali. Too many tourists for my liking. Even besakih temple is now over run. Find a quiet place to meditate.

Thank blimpthecat2017
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is a popular temple to visit in the vicinity of Ubud but it is well worth a visit as it is very different from many other temples in the area. Despite the crowds it is an amazingly serene and peaceful place.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This was our second trip to this temple, Having skipped the water emersion on the first trip we decided there was much to be thankful for and do the complete Hindu purification ritual, esp. for myself having just finished my first year cancer free. The...More

Thank Charles Z
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I was in awe when i visited this temple. There is a lot of belief that people hold with this temple. People take bath in holy water. Before you enter the temple, you would need to wear sarong (similar to lungi in India) but you...More

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Response from Alok_Nahata | Reviewed this property |
Go before 4 pm to avoid disappointment.
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Response from henkvandermeer | Reviewed this property |
Anyta H is quite right - the pictures are of Tampaksiring. Disappointing that after nearly 3 months this has not been rectified by Tripadvisor...
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