Tirta Gangga Bali once a water park owns by the Karangasem Kingdom, which located in East Bali. Also, currently open for public as a tourist site and the majority of traveler who visiting Tirtagangga Bali is Europeans.
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Tirtagangga Bali Location
Also, Tirta Gangga Bali located in Karangasem regency, one of Regency located in east part of Bali Island. Therefore, from International Ngurah Rai Airport, it takes 2,5 hours driving, quite long isn’t it? However, its place that worth to visit.
There are many interesting places at Karangasem regency that worth to visit, such as Candidasa, Taman Ujung water palace. If you plan to do dive in Amed, Therefore, you can stop by and visit Tirtagangga Bali, Tulamben beach (black sand beach beast for scuba diving activities) and the famous one Virgin Beach Bali.
Also, if you need a map to get the directions to find the location of Tirta Gangga Karangasem Bali, please use below map!
Furthermore, there are three main things to see at Tirta Gangga Karangasem, and there are gardens, water ponds, and sculpture. The location of the park Tirta Gangga Karangasem, in the middle of rice fields and water in this park comes from water springs call Rejasa water springs. The park is still owned by the Kingdom of Karangasem but manages by Karangasem government regent.
The area of the park is 1.2 hectares, which extends and stretches from east to west. Also, there are three levels of the building at Tirta Gangga water palace Bali. The tallest building there are springs under the banyan tree. The second flat of the building, there is a swimming pool and a building at the bottom there is an ornamental pond with fountain.
When you enter the park of Tirta Gangga Bali, the first thing you were gone see is a stretch of the water pool, and there is one towering temple on your right side. Visitors can see the fish at the base of the pond. Water in the garden is spotless and fresh because the pool water comes from a spring instead of treated water. The springs at Tirta Gangga Bali by local people in the area around, regarded as holy water, used in Balinese Hindu religious ceremonies.
Water Spring of Rejasa
Water Spring of Rejasa has an enormous amount of water, clear and fresh. One-third of Rejasa Springs water supply sent to houses in Amlapura City (the capital city of Karangasem), and two-thirds is used to fill the pool and the output of the water pond use for agriculture.
You also will see a lot of Big Koi fish in the pool, and you are not allowed to swim in this pool. If you go to the inner side of Tirta Gangga Bali, there is a pool that allows you to swim; changing room and place for rinsing off are available.
Also, I have tried to swim in Tirta Ganga water pool, and the water is fresh and clear. It was entirely different from the human-made swimming pool. I recommend if you are visiting Tirta Gangga Bali take your time to swim in this pool.
The main thing that makes Tirta Gangga love by the visitor is a unique design of water palace, beautiful gardens surrounding the palace, with stone carving also Balinese statue. The right place if you want to know the old Balinese architecture.
So, if you plan to spend a night at Tirtagangga Bali, therefore, you can get accommodation in Tirtagangga Hotel. Also, on the way to Tirta Gangga, you will see a lot of rice field and the most photo of rice field that you saw on the postcard taken here.
So if you are looking for a quiet place and has beautiful scenery of rice paddy and water fountain, then spend a few day’s at Tirtagangga Bali is worth to try, can be said as on of best things to do in Bali. There are small cafes and restaurant on this site, not expensive and tasty but it take quite a while for them to cook your food, and this mean all the material of your food is still fresh.
History Of Tirta Gangga Karangasem
Furthermore, Tirta Gangga name means river Ganges holy water. While River Ganges located in India, of course, the water in this park is not coming from India.
Also, Tirtagangga Water Park, built-in 1946 by the King of Karangasem, Anak Agung Ketut Karangasem Anglurah. Tirta Gangga Karangasem has previously been destroyed by the eruption of Mount Agung in 1963. Also, the regent of Karangasem rebuilt this park and intended for tourist areas.
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Best Way To Travel
If you never visited East Bali. Therefore, we suggest you use the services of car rental in Bali with a driver. There is a reason why I recommend that you use the services of car rental in Bali. As a result, with a driver, you will not get lost and do not waste time on the road.
While the distance from the tourist attractions in southern Bali to Tirtagangga water palace is far enough, so you can take a nap in the car. Also, transportation costs become cheaper because the cost of renting a car with driver in Bali calculated per 10 hours in one day.
Opening Hours & Entrance Fee
Furthermore, the opening hours of Tirta Gangga water temple in Karangasem regency, from 07:00 – 18:00. Finally, to be able to enter Tirtagangga water palace, you will charge an entrance fee of IDR 10,000 / person. If you want to swim, therefore you will be charged an additional fee of IDR 20.000 / person (Foreigner).
|Domestic Entrance Fee||IDR 5.000 / person|
|Foreigner Entrance Fee||IDR 10.000 / person.|
|Swim On The Pool Ticket Price||IDR 10.000 (Domestic)
IDR 20.000 (Foreigner)
|Car Parking||IDR 2.000 / car|
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