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“Get in the Water!”

Pura Tirta Empul Segara Merta Sari
Ranked #1 of 34 things to do in Sanur
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 6 September 2018

One of the highlights of our trip to Bali was experiencing the purification ritual. I'm glad our guide convinced us to go through with it--ie., get into the water and offer our intentions at the fountains. It was a great and memorable experience. Didn't hurt that it was a lovely photo op as well.

Thank Marlenejazz
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"beautiful temple"
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"holy spring temple"
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"bathing ritual"
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"interesting visit"
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"natural spring"
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"spiritual experience"
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"change of clothes"
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"peaceful place"
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

What can i say - more of Bali. Too many tourists for my liking. Even besakih temple is now over run. Find a quiet place to meditate.

Thank blimpthecat2017
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is a popular temple to visit in the vicinity of Ubud but it is well worth a visit as it is very different from many other temples in the area. Despite the crowds it is an amazingly serene and peaceful place.

Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

This was our second trip to this temple, Having skipped the water emersion on the first trip we decided there was much to be thankful for and do the complete Hindu purification ritual, esp. for myself having just finished my first year cancer free. The ritual bathing is quiet involved and requires moving from one fountain to the next covering your head three times in the fountain and giving thanks .Truly a beautiful experience leaving you with deep and profound freshness. Also pretty hungry
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Thank Charles Z
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

I was in awe when i visited this temple. There is a lot of belief that people hold with this temple. People take bath in holy water. Before you enter the temple, you would need to wear sarong (similar to lungi in India) but you can wear it over your pants. It is a beautiful place and look even better when it rains.

Thank saurabh_dhingra10
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