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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Tampaksiring 80552, Indonesia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s only a small detour from Ubud and it is well worth it. Aside from the beauty and the engineering, there is a great sense of tranquility and peacefulness amid the buzz of the people purifying themselves in the holy spring. It’s my second visit...More

Thank cavie71
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There are many temples littered all over Bali and this is a good place to learn about Balinese cultural and spiritual practices. Bring a guide so you won’t be lost (or just walking around aimlessly). The guide can add depth to whatever facts found on...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Temple itself is very beautiful, there many temples inside the site and main one were the holy water is. Be aware of the locals around the temple, every single meter someone will try to sell you some souvenirs or ask to guide you around...More

Thank Traveltoremember
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The temple was wondereful! We booked a full day with a driver which recommend us Tirta Empul and we were not disappointed. You can buy fish food to get the fish to come to you in order to take an amazing foto. I loved it

Thank 379andreeag
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this experience, it was really well worth the time and effort. Firstly as l always tell people, choose a registered driver and guide. If l had just a regular driver and dumped at the parking area, the experience would have not been a...More

Thank janet m
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to go this temple as it was open to the public unlike many others, and we weren’t disappointed. It was well maintained with a lot of ornate statues. People can bathe in the holy waters before making an offering / saying their prayers....More

Thank Whiskerss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

well,I like the surroundings but didn't understand a matter. I was wearing full length loose payjamas during visiting the temple.I didn't have to wear any sarong in other temples as I was fully covered but here some locals told me to wear sarong. on the...More

Thank 351tamannaj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is seem like holy temple. very crowded. you cant access to inside because just for praying for their own religion. very far from ubud and I think it is so-so.

Thank Chompoomuggle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At one level this was an interesting experience to see the purification procedures of the adherants but I was uncomfortable to see the way that some tourists seemed to treat it as an amusing caper to join in. To my mid this was disrespectful. It...More

Thank KBofLB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this temple with my kid and wife, don’t really believe too much in these things but the process of going the entire purification process was just soul cleansing. We also did a Puja on my wife insistence for lord shiva and that too was...More

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7 September 2018|
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Response from Seaside755252 | Reviewed this property |
There is safety locker you can rent for a smaller amount
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23 August 2018|
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Response from 265ioannist | Reviewed this property |
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