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The former royal palace of Tirtagangga (which means water of the Ganges, Hinduism's holy river) features tiered fountains, gardens, and stone sculptures of mythical creatures spouting water into bathing pools. Just outside the palace grounds, the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Jl. Abang-Amlapura, Karangasem 80852, Indonesia
+62 878-6224-0233
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If you are in te area, it's worth visiting. You can spend up to an hour walking around the paths, beautiful surroundings. I would't go there purposely, though.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank lucijabangkok
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had been here before around 8 years ago and it hasnt really changed.Entrance fee is 30000rph per person and it is well worth the visit.Lots of statues and water features.HUGE Koi begging to be fed and great photo opportunities.Before you get inside the place...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank caddyandbellA
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ended up taking a tour with a local guide. He was a funny and informative guide. We learnt a lot about this former royal home. The gardens were very beautiful and were a nice place to walk around and beat the heat. You were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Smokeybonsai
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is truly a must see and the area is kept very well. Visitors can also swim in a couple of areas. There are market stalls just before you enter and a restaurant up top offering good views over the site. At the rear of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DarrenPI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice place to visit. Even though there is a temple you don’t need to wear a Sarong when entering. The entry fee is 3000 Rupiah which is around £1.65 roughly. Definitely a great place to take pics. I went there around 8am and it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank mo_aiguille
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you want to spend some tranquil time with family / your spouse this is the place to head over... there is a huge park like at the top of the water palace. you can just stroll around and enjoy the moments with your life...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bharu1403
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were travelling from Tulamben to Kuta. Since Tirta Gangga was on our route, we dropped by. There is an entrace fee of IDR30K for foreignets, and half the price for Indonesians. You get hire a guide to tell you about the water palace. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ALR0609
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was pouring with rain when we visited the water temple, which apparently isn’t uncommon in the season. None the less, the gardens and water features are beautiful. Friendly guides offer their services for “free”; unfortunately in Bali when anyone approaches you the automatic response...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank peterwI870SC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you have this in itinerary for sure when you visit Bali. A beautiful place where we get chill out with nature come man build beauty. Can spend time here by feeding leg sized fishes and capturing moments in your camera. Outside the place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maheshk19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

TIRTHA GANGGA water palace was built by last king of Karangasem IDA ANGLURAH CHILDREN AGUNG KETUT KARANGASEM who was assisted by the people of Karangasem, began working on January 2, 1948. This beautiful park was built because of his love for nature, art, culture and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Stephane P
August 2, 2018|
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
Hire a driver, don’t book a taxi it’s to far!
November 13, 2017|
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Response from Madeline W | Reviewed this property |
It took us about 3 hours from Seminyak so maybe 3.5-4 hours depending on time of day and traffic.
Silvia F
September 17, 2017|
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Response from agostonpeti | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we spent there like 40-50 mins... and were not in a hurry. 3-4 hours you can even swim in the 'pool'. I think the 2 hours is enough.
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