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Great experience and beautiful temple!

We were in Bali in the off season so the temple wasn't overrun with tourists. Walked around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kemi A
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New York City, New York
A must go temple

Great atmosphere and experience in visiting this amazing temple. Despite lots of tourist, it is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
doberista
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Niteroi, RJ
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“holy water”(17 reviews)
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Jl. Pengembak, Tirta Empul, Pantai Merta Sari, Sanur, Denpasar 80228, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed October 13, 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

Thank julie m
Reviewed October 8, 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

Thank henkvandermeer
Reviewed September 18, 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

Thank bottletail
Reviewed September 17, 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

Thank Gul C
Reviewed September 16, 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

Thank davidnZ7170TP
Reviewed September 5, 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...More

Thank Marlenejazz
Reviewed September 3, 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
Reviewed August 28, 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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Response from Alok_Nahata | Reviewed this property |
Go before 4 pm to avoid disappointment.
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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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