Tirta Gangga
Tirta Gangga
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The former royal palace of Tirtagangga (which means water of the Ganges, Hinduism's holy river) features tiered fountains, gardens, and stone sculptures of mythical creatures spouting water into bathing pools. Just outside the palace grounds, the views of the lush rice paddies of northeastern Bali are stunning.
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wheredoesthefox_stay
Prague, Czech Republic120 contributions
Jan 2023 • Couples
Nice place but definitely spoiled by all inconsiderate people spending ages taking millions of pictures when there are even signs saying specifically there’s a time limit per person. When we came it was impossible to enjoy and even move across the tiles because of the group of ladies that decided to have a full-on photoshoot and had zero regard for other visitors. It’s a shame there’s noone to enforce the rules and teach some people the basics of appropriate behavior in the society.
Written 22 January 2023
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Michelle VP
Bogor, Indonesia461 contributions
May 2022
Recommended to come earlier in the morning because you can take photos without too many people behind you. You can buy a fish snack outside before you enter this place. You can take photos with you feed the fishes. Nice view n nice photos.
Written 21 December 2022
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atraveller365
Seattle, WA16 contributions
Nov 2022 • Family
This water palace is a tourist trap. It’s very small and when we visited on a weekend it was very busy. Before you enter there are numerous vendors selling snack and fish food nagging you to buy something.
Written 19 November 2022
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DeeFry
Seattle, WA471 contributions
Sep 2022
Tirta Gangga is a gorgeous water temple. Be sure to buy lots of fish food. It's so much fun to feed the fish at various locations. The koi are huge and hungry.
Written 23 September 2022
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Jessie
Houston, TX41 contributions
Aug 2022
We were lucky to visit Tirta Gangga early in the day while very few other visitors were there. It's a lovely site with fountains, fish bonds, and statues that make for great photo opps. Be sure to buy some food for the fish before entering, it's worth it to watch the schools of fish swirl around and follow you around the stepping stones through the water.
Written 17 September 2022
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Alexa_trip16
Sanur Kaja, Indonesia2 contributions
Jul 2022 • Business
Amazing place and very recomended to visiting during your trip in bali.please come to this smaxing pleasefor your memorable experiance
Written 28 August 2022
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FreeAdventurer
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates568 contributions
Jul 2022 • Solo
East of Bali, better to leave Kuta at 8.30am, the way is so beautiful, the place is not so big, but charming, you will see there many models and fashionista taking photos with party and fashion dresses, must be on concrete Blocks of the lake, you may be stuck between people. Time to spend at least 1hr, better to go to the village andctgecyea terrace from there, barely you need 10hrs if you don't spend much time.
Written 14 August 2022
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MadeInOz
Cairns Region, Australia362 contributions
Jul 2022
One of those places that could be amazing if not for all the tourists!
Parked across the road (at cost) and heaps of stalls selling fish food etc (dont buy it there, its cheaper closer to the gate).
Lots of little stalls approaching the gate. I dont remember the price but the ticket seller didnt charge me for my daughter so I just paid for myself.
The place itself is quite breathtaking and would be so beautiful and peaceful...... except there are HUNDREDS of people. There is plenty of space for everyone but so many trying to get their instagram shots they can get quite pushy and then take a hundred photos to get their shot, meanwhile holding up everyone else. It would be so lovely if you could find a time to visit when there werent so many tourists. I mentioned that to our driver and he said "it's always like this, there is no quiet time". Quite a unique experience walking across the tiles across the pond feeding the fish but the previously mentioned Instagrammers (literally fully made up in flowing dresses like a professional shoot... except using their phones) stop half way along and back up all the other visitors behind then. Great for kids if they can be patient trying to get past those holding up the line.
There is a cafe too and public toilets although take your own paper and hand sanitiser because with that many people using them they're a little bit grubby.
Written 12 August 2022
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Megan R
51 contributions
Aug 2022 • Friends
Such a beautiful place to visit. Grounds are beautiful & the fish are amazing. Definitely feed the fish while you are there. You can also swim there which we didn’t do
Written 10 August 2022
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Shane Nash
Malta17 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
It’s all about the fish in the pools. Feeding fish and swimming with a few of them is a super feeling. 50k per person entry. The surrounding inside is clean. Washrooms need to be cleaner. Before you enter people are friendly too. Great natural beauty around. People need to be faster with their personal photo sessions.
Written 27 June 2022
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