Tirta Gangga Water Palace is a popular tourist destination in Bali’s east, and it is included on the Bali East Tour and Bali Lempuyang Tour Itineraries. Many small statues are purposely set on the stone in the middle of the park to ornament and beautify it. The statues are all inspired by Hindu historical writings such as the Mahabharata or the Ramayana. This page has a photograph of a statue at Tirta Gangga Water Palace. This is a very popular spot right now, where many people come to enjoy the beauty of the pond with its incredibly beautiful koi fish, and it is regularly used as a wedding location.
Things To Know Before Visit Tirta Gangga
A visit to Tirta Gangga is incomplete without knowing the history of this Tirta Gangga Water Palace, where based on the sources we read, we can describe that the history of Tirta Gangga began during the Karangasem Kingdom. Tirta gangga built in 1948 by King of karangasem, ;Anak Agung Anglurah Ketut Karangasem. This water park is constructed in a very unique architectural style of Bali and China. This palace has been shaped in the form of a beautiful water garden and it is located near a natural spring. This spring wells up under a hugh banyan tree which stands at the foot of a hill. At the top of this hill stands a village temple. The scenery of the area is fantastic with great views and the climate is relatively cool. These facts, together with the religious rites of the spring, inspired the King to build himself a private country house nearby this spring set amidst a beautiful recreational garden. He called it Tirta gangga – derived from the words ‘Tirta’ (blessed water) and ‘Gangga’ from ‘Ganges’, the holy river in India
Tirta gangga located at Ababi Village, Abang Sub-district, Karangasem Regency in east part of Bali, about 83 km from Denpasar and 6 km from Amlapura to the north. If you travel from Denpasar city it will take about 2 hours by car to reach the Tirta Gangga Water Palace location lokasi. But on the way to Tirta Gangga, you can see the surrounding scenery leading to the countryside and see the activities of the local people in the countryside. The location of Tirta Gangga is very strategic, located on the main road to Lempuyang and Amed, where many tourists who have finished diving in Amed stopped for a moment here to see the beauty of this Tirta Gangga. Meanwhile, if you travel from the Kuta area, it will take about two hours to travel and if you are from Ubud it will take about 1 hour 30 minutes by car or motorbike. The journey is long and far away but the result will be very worth it where you will see the pool and shower water which is very instagrammable
In Tirta Gangga there is a spring which is very purified by the local community, where every religious ceremony takes place, they always go to this spring to take holy water for ceremonial purposes because it is believed to be holy water. The water of Tirta Gangga Park has always been regarded as holy and is regularly used for religious temple ceremonies. With important celebration days Tirta gangga Park is the destination of colourful processions with offerings, umbrellas, flags and other tributes. Led by the local temple priests, ceremonies are held at the spring, accompanied by chanting and the music of the ‘Beleganjur’, a gamelan gong group of small gongs with each musician striking a specific, different note on the musical scale, all blending in harmony. You can see this ceremony on certain days only, where many villagers here will gather and pray to ask for safety and health.
The facilities at Tirta Gangga are quite complete. Where there is a toilet that you can use by donating to the toilet keeper who is here. There is a restaurant with very delicious Indonesian food, you can enjoy lunch here after a long trip on the tour. there is not only one restaurant here, but several restaurants are here, each has its own characteristics which provide their own special cuisine with a very beautiful restaurant setting, will make you very comfortable enjoying lunch here In addition there is also a shop that sells drinks or soft drinks located in the parking area. With a large parking area, making your visit even more enjoyable. There is a shop that sells souvenirs here, you can buy souvenirs for your relatives or family. Very complete facilities for those of you who want to visit Tirta Gangga without worrying.
If you want to visit the Tirta Gangga Water Palace, which is located in the eastern part of the island of Bali, please contact us and we will be happy to take you to visit this phenomenal tourist spot with beautiful koi fish and an amazing garden setting. Produces amazingly beautiful photos. We from Bali Tour provide tour packages to visit this place, while the package is East Bali Tour with affordable prices and very satisfying service, guaranteed you will not regret choosing this tour package. If you only want to visit a few objects and don’t depend on the tour program, you can rent transportation with a driver, here we provide these facilities. If you are traveling to the eastern part of the island of Bali, don’t forget to visit the Tirta Gangga Water Palace. So what are you waiting for, if you want to get amazing photos, we suggest coming in the morning when it’s not too crowded here, so you can freely take pictures at this photo spot. What are you waiting for, contact us immediately and make your day very special by visiting Tirta Gangga and other attractions that are no less interesting