Tirta Empul

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  • Address: Jalan Tirta, Manukaya, Tampaksiring, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80552, Indonesia
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Water Body, Hot Spring, Family And Kids

About Tirta Empul, Bali

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.

Tirta Empul Ticket Prices

  • Entry is free.

How To reach Tirta Empul by Public Transport

  • By Car
  • Bus Station- KURA KURA BUS STOP

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Things to Know Before Visiting Tirta Empul

  • 80.97% of people who visit Bali include Tirta Empul in their plan

  • 46.3% of people start their Tirta Empul visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Tirta Empul

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

91.43% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tirta Empul

People normally club together Tanah Lot Temple and Kintamani Highland while planning their visit to Tirta Empul.

People also prefer to start their day with Tirta Empul.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Tirta Empul, Bali Reviews

  • A mesmerizing holy place to take a holy bath. Come prepared with your own sarong for the wet dip. Bring a towel and change of clothes. Lockers are available for rent to keep your belongings. A water proof camera also would be helpful. The temple complex is beautiful to walk around. See the hot spring source of the water. The exit has a maze of shops to navigate and bargain before you reach your vehicle.

  • If u want go here... U must wear the cloth/scarf at the waist that have been provided... Also.. If u want go here... Don't forget to bring clothes.. Cause there were a pool for clean your self for bad things... Also.. U must bring hair band or clipper for your hair.. If u want go to inside the temple... Cause there were area u must tie your hair...

  • Beautiful experience!! Definitely a must do. Please don't be alarmed, the water may be chilly and there are fish in the water. You must be covered. Bathing suit, shirt, and sarong if you are getting in and if you're walking around. There's a sarong that you can borrow to walk around and one for rent if getting in the water or bring you own. The changing areas are unisex. Follow the flow of the locals to ensure you use only the spouts that are appropriate. After going in the water, walk around the entire temple.

  • Beautiful temple. The level of details in the structures are just amazing. It really gives you a feel of Bali, and its history. There's usually a long queue of locals and foreigners taking bath in the holy water. Worth noting, you'd need a Sarong, even if you're wearing a jeans. They don't really care about the top, it seemed like they don't mind minimal clothing on top part of your body. You can borrow a free Sarong from the Sarong counter near the entrance.

  • There are many reasons to visit this wonderful place, architectural, historical, religious, spiritual, personal, curiosity - your choice. Though if you are open, you can find something here to satisfy them all. It's definitely one of those must see while you are in the region kinda places. Enjoy!

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