Taman Ujung Water Palace Karangasem or often call by Balinese as Taman Ujung Sukasada. Also known by the international traveler as Taman Ujung floating palace. Taman Ujung floating palace in Karangasem regency is one of the popular tourist attractions in eastern Bali, especially popular among foreign tourist.
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For those who have done pre-wedding photos in Bali, the Sukasada water park attractions must have been heard or did pre-wedding images. The question is, what is the relationship with Taman Ujung Water Palace Karangasem with pre-wedding photos in Bali?
Taman Ujung Karangasem, one of the brides and favorite groom places to do a pre-wedding photoshoot. Both the bride and groom from Bali or other regions in Indonesia.
Furthermore, Taman Ujung Water Palace Karangasem is more famous as a pre-wedding photoshoot venue than as a tourist attraction in Bali. Therefore, I will write to you about Taman Ujung Water Palace Karangasem. Due to Taman Ujung Sukasada Water Palace deserves to be promoted to become one of the favorite tourist attractions in Bali.
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Location of Taman Ujung Floating Palace in Bali
The area of Ujung Karangasem Park is in the Banjar Ujung, Tumbu Village, Karangasem Regency, Bali. The site quite far from tourist attractions such as Kuta beach Bali. If you drive a car or ride a motorbike, it will take around two hours drive to get the site. To gain more accessible for you to find the location of Taman Ujung Floating Palace, please use the Google Map below!
The distance of Taman Ujung Floating Palace is very far from south Bali. So what is a good thing to see at Taman Ujung Karangasem? Therefore worth to spend my vacation time to visit Taman Ujung Floating Palace! This type of question, often asked by Wira Tour Bali customers, when making a reservation for a white water rafting in Bali.
It is challenging to respond and influence travelers to visit Taman Ujung Sukasada Park. Due to, most visitor they have never seen firsthand on how the Taman Ujung Floating Palace looks.
Our way to answer the above question from customers is to ask again! Do you have the interest to see ancient Balinese royal garden, which still maintained as the original? If customer response with yes! Therefore, visiting Taman Ujung Floating Palace in Karangasem is recommended.
The Best Way To Taman Ujung Soekasada
Public transportation heading from south Bali to Noble Waterpaleis Soekasada is non-existent. Therefore, you can use private transport.
Because the Taman Ujung Soekasada water palace location is far from south Bali, and the site is not easy to find for the first time travelers. Therefore, we recommend you to find a car rental service in Bali with a driver. By using a car hire with driver in Bali, you can rest on the way to the Taman Ujung Soekasada Park.
The History of Taman Ujung Floating Palace (Waterpaleis)
Before you decide to travel to Taman Ujung Floating Palace Karangasem, it will be tremendous if you comprehend a short history of Taman Ujung Floating Palace.
The Royal King of Karangasem built Taman Ujung Water Floating Palace in Karangasem regency in 1901. The Karangasem king during the time is I Gusti Bagus Jelantik who hold title call as Anak Agung Anglurah Ketut Karangasem. The first pool that finish call ”Kolam Dirah” which mean dumps pool. The dump pool during kingdom era was used to drown people who get judged by mastering black magic.
Furthermore, in the year of 1909, the Karangasem king requested a Dutch architect, with name Van Den Hentz. Also ask a Chinese architect with name Loto Ang, to improve the Dirah pond, become the King Karangasem resting place. Besides using Dutch & Chinese architect, the construction of the Taman Ujung Soekasada also aided by Balinese architect from the Karangasem Kingdom area.
The Dirah pond area besides use as the king’s resting place, the surrounding area also use to entertain guests during the Karangasem kingdom era. Furthermore, the construction of the Taman Ujung Soekasada completed in 1921. For your information, during the Dutch East Indies era in Karangasem, the Taman Ujung Water Floating Palace was known as the Waterpaleis.
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Things To See At Taman Ujung Soekasada
When visiting Taman Ujung Soekasada Karangasem, it will not be exciting if you only see the pond. If you don’t mind climbing the stairs, which is about 100 steps, in the top area, you will see pillar building without a roof.
From the top of the pillar building without a roof, you will observe the scenery privilege offered by Taman Ujung Soekasada attractions.
In the southeast, you will notice a blue sea scenery and Ujung beach. In the east side, when you look down. You will see the charm and uniqueness of Ujung Soekasada’s Waterpaleis, which is a fantastic garden layout, enormous pool, and unique architecture. Also, in the upper south, you will see a green hill, called the Bisbis hill.
In Taman Ujung Floating Palace, there are three large ponds located in one place, and each pool is separate. One pool situated in the southern area and two pools located in the north area. In the middle of the south pond, there is a building called Bale Bengong. For your information, Bale Bengong style building in Bali, don’t use walls, only pillar, and roof.
The north pond has bigger sizes compare to the south ponds. Also, on the north ponds middle area, there is a permanent bridge use to cross the pond. On the middle of the bridge, there is a building and these building used as the Karangasem king resting place. Due to the King resting structure seems floating. Therefore visitor calls it the site as Taman Ujung Floating Palace.
The Pool Depth of The Taman Ujung Water Palace
I asked one of the officers at the Taman Ujung Water Palace, about the depth of the pool. The bottom of the pool around 1.5 meters, quite deep for kids! If you have a vacation with children to Taman Ujung Water Palace, please always watch your children when near the pool.
Taman Ujung Water Palace Unique Architecture
One of the best things to see at Taman Ujung palace is the Karangasem king’s resting palace, due to the architecture is unique. The uniqueness lies in architecture combination between medieval European architecture and Balinese architecture. You can see colorful glass on the walls of the king’s resting building, which represents the aspects of European architecture. While from the king’s restroom windows, you will able to see Lotus flowers.
When you see the Taman Ujung Noble Waterpaleis architecture, is not fully represent the original architecture. Due to various historical events occurs that make the Taman Ujung Water Palace architecture get damage. During the Japanese occupation in Bali, the unique iron fences used by the local soldier as there weapon.
In 1963 mount Agung which is the tallest active volcano in Bali erupted. The eruption of mount Agung creates several damages to the palace. In 2000, Karangasem kingdom family and Karangasem regency government made improvements on the Taman Ujung Water Palace area without changing the original shape.
Taman Ujung Palace Entrance Fee & Opening Hours
As you may know, some of Bali attraction requires a visitor to pay an entrance fee to get inside the area. Therefore, if you decide to have a visit to Taman Ujung Water Palace, you will wonder how much the Taman Ujung Water Palace entrance fee.
The following are opening hours and entry ticket prices for Taman Ujung Soekasada Water Palace.
|Entrance Fee||IDR 50,000 / person.|
|Car Parking||IDR 5,000 / car.|
|Opening Hours||07:00 - 19:00.|
Note: The admission price of Taman Ujung Soekasada Water Palace may change at any time. If there is a difference in the amount of admission, please kindly write in the comments form below.
Frequently Asked Questions By Travelers
Based on our experience in providing services for international visitors. Such as Bali white water rafting and Bali marine sports package in Tanjung Benoa beach. We regularly receive inquiries from customers about the Taman Ujung Waterpaleis Bali. The following is a list of frequently asked questions about Taman Ujung Soekasada Waterpaleis Bali from our customers.
When I visited Taman Ujung Soekasada Water Palace, in the inner area, there were no restaurants. There is a small stall in the car park area which is on the east side of Taman Ujung Water Palace, adjacent to the location of the entry ticket counter.
When I visited, I brought food in the form of snacks and mineral water. There was no prohibition from the officers when I brought food and drinks to the inner side area. Please remember, do not litter.
Tourist Attractions in Karangasem Bali
Tourist attractions in Karangasem certainly are not only Taman Ujung Soekasada. However, Karangasem regency offers another exciting place to visit. Such as;
- Amuk Bay Karangasem.
- Tirta Gangga water palace.
- Candidasa beach.
- Tenganan village.
- Virgin beach Perasi Karangasem.
On other pages on this website, we will write more specifically about tourist attractions in Karangasem worth to have a visit.
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