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Beautiful Temple

Must visit place. very beautiful place. you will get Sarung there to wear for both men and women... read more

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Anand P

I was there when it was a full moon celebration it was amazing. The ponds of koi fish where... read more

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“holy water”(17 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Jl. Pengembak, Tirta Empul, Pantai Merta Sari, Sanur, Denpasar 80228, Indonesia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Must visit place. very beautiful place. you will get Sarung there to wear for both men and women (look good) to wear before entering into the temple. one part of temple doesnt allow ladies with loose hair. one have to make bun or tie them...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was there when it was a full moon celebration it was amazing. The ponds of koi fish where beautiful, I could only see them from a distance as there was no ramp for access.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our tour guide take us here based on the great reviews and his recommendation. A bit of a drive if you’re staying at one of the resorts in the south but well worth the visit. Great history and lots of activity with pilgrims...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We were in Bali in the off season so the temple wasn't overrun with tourists. Walked around, talked to people, and then decided to do the cleansing ritual. You can absolutely go it the water for free, but we opted to get some information from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Great atmosphere and experience in visiting this amazing temple. Despite lots of tourist, it is comfortable to walk around, enter the water to pray and watch the song they play.

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 13 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Haidy M
17 August 2018
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Response from Alok_Nahata | Reviewed this property
Go before 4 pm to avoid disappointment.
Anyta H
12 July 2018
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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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