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Hire a local guide at the site

We went for many temples around Ubud and this one was the best one. Especially the hole water bath... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
JayMay73
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Helsinki, Finland
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Bring your own sarong

This place was just stunning, definitely worth a visit! However we got a sarong from the front... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Nicole C
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Jl. Pengembak, Tirta Empul, Pantai Merta Sari, Sanur, Denpasar 80228, Indonesia
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We went for many temples around Ubud and this one was the best one. Especially the hole water bath ritual was a great experience! We hired a local guide to tell us how do the path properly (and what not to do) 6€ for that...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

This place was just stunning, definitely worth a visit! However we got a sarong from the front counter in return for a donation, and then when we got to the bathing area that we had to wear a sarong into the water but we werent...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend to go with @buddhabalitours he did a amazing job the experience was incredible. Make sure you take your bathers and a shirt to cover 🙏🏻🙏🏻

Thank Joanne F
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This complex is a very interesting and unique place to visit. Fed by a natural spring, the holy water provides a very important ritual cleansing, so I am told. I did not want to foul up the place with my sordid soul, but it was...More

1  Thank downinit
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This temple was absolutely beautiful! Some people participated in the water ritual but we chose not to. Although there were quite many tourists, it didn't feel crowded like some other temples we visited. Definitely worth a visit! :) They provide you with a sarong if...More

Thank Sandra J
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The temple and the holy spring were beautiful. Many people were taking dips at the spring but we preferred not to as it was very crowded. While entering the temple, everyone has to wrap a cloth around their waist no matter what clothes you are...More

Thank Ichha L
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

This pura is so beautiful. The view was great and so many people visited this temple. We think because this temple (pura) have the holy water, that's why so many people there.

Thank Steve-Ganis
Reviewed 9 December 2017

This place was crowded but still Fun! lot of people come here and take bath, the water was so clear and so refreshing. We have to wear modest dress here also wearing their scarf.

Thank Giri Jati P
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This one I can't comprehend. People were lining up in swim attire just to go into a pool with several statues with water flowing out of it that is deemed holy and miraculous. Maybe its just me that is not quite religious or superstitious, but...More

Thank al22tecc
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This was such an experience. I loved that you could learn about the culture and see the rituals. You can choose to take part in a bathing and blessing or you can just walk around and enjoy the temple. The sacred grounds are definitely a...More

Thank tjmilne
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Go before 4 pm to avoid disappointment.
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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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