Tirta EmpulCurrently Closed
- Address: Jalan Tirta, Manukaya, Tampaksiring, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80552, Indonesia
- Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Water Body, Hot Spring, Family And Kids
Settled near the town of Tampaksiring, Tirta Empul is a beautiful Hindu water temple and a popular attraction in Bali. The place is known to see a lot of visitors every day. Walking inside the temple, you will come across the temple compound that has petirtaan in it. A petirtaan is a bathing structure filled with holy spring water used for purification rituals and festivals. Apart from petirtaan, there is a temple pond of holy water which folks consider being pure hence called ‘Amritha’. The temple was built in 962 AD under Warmadewa dynasty rule and has been a major place of religious significance since then. Ensure to visit at least once if you have an ardent love for history and culture. Coming here is a great way to meet the Balinese people and learn about their life better. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Bali itinerary 3 days.
- Entry is free.
- By Car
- Bus Station- KURA KURA BUS STOP
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24.84% of people who visit Bali include Tirta Empul in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
58.41% of people start their Tirta Empul visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Tirta Empul
93.58% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tirta Empul
Very unique experience that should not be missed when in Bali! Even if it's always full of people here,the springs are still worth trying because you can feel the good energy there. We did the whole ritual, giving offerings to the gods and than bathing and purifying our body and minds in the springs and i loved it.
This temple is indeed a beautiful holy spring, packed with people, visitors and devotees as well. Interesting place to visit and observe the rituals. And after strolling around Bali under its hot sun, it's good to stop in this wonderful spring. It is nice looking at people who are praying at the temple as well as washing away their sins in this holy spring. Here the dress code is mandatory, don't wear revealing clothes. They provide piece of clothes to cover your bare legs and arms. No need to pay to visit the temple but you can definitely give donation. Don't miss this place.
This temple is a calming and pleasant oasis from downtown Kuta. There was a nice cooling breeze from the hills that made the stop more enjoyable. It was interesting to see the worshippers wade under the holy water. This temple has significance for the local Balinese and men are requested to wear a sari to be respectful. My daughter had a good laugh at her dad because of this!
An amazing historic and spiritual site. Come prepared with bathing suit but also with lots of respect and humble gratefulness to have a soulful and introspective experience. If you only want to splash water with friends and have a laugh there are many other options for that. To take part in the ritual you must be quiet, focused and respectful. Also come prepared to spend a little cash on lockers, sarung for water (or bring your own), ritual offerings and to have a local guide explain the meaning and steps for the ritual cleansing. They are happy if at the end you buy them a printed photograph of yourself for 20-30k, everyone happy.
Beautiful Hindu temple! Gets very busy here and the line to wash in he holy water was very long but what an experience to just people watch and take in a culture! The grounds are expansive and we enjoyed exploring every corner! Just remember to respect the culture!