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Address: Jl. Abang-Amlapura, Karangasem 80852, Indonesia
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+62 878-6224-0233
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The former royal palace of Tirtagangga (which means water of the Ganges,...

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 views of the lush rice paddies of northeastern Bali are stunning.

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tranquil Water Palace

I found the location very tranquil with few people when I visited. Most importantly very uncommercial. A local guide can be hired who will give details of the history. The water... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I found the location very tranquil with few people when I visited. Most importantly very uncommercial. A local guide can be hired who will give details of the history. The water features are spectacular with the Central feature being a pagoda shaped fountain. The grounds are immaculately maintained with many colourful exotic plants

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Something quite relaxing to do on your trip to the east of Bali is to visit this place. Entry prices fairly cheap but the coffee inside if you choose to have one is faily expensive. Walk across the stepping stones which make you feel like you are reenacting a scene from the bible. Plenty of tour guides willing to give... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did not have this on our your but asked our driver to take us there as the River Ganges erupted there as a spring and it is beneficial to take bath there We arrived in early afternoon on a cloudy day The place was busy but not overcrowded We had a dip in today the pools It was fantastic... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a cooling place with nice water features an koi filled ponds. Can spend slightly less than an hour there.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very picturesque temple and surroundings but beware the hordes of zombie-like tourists wading through it's bathing pool reminiscing scenes from an Indian Jones flick! Much preferred it to Besakih - The Mother Temple, mind.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Tirta Gangga in the morning time, the wather was pleasant. Local guide was very communicative. Place is very nice, you can wisit local swimming pool for really good price.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a quiet day with only a few other people around. The koi fish are huge and there must be thousands of them. Buy some food at the little stalls outside and feed the fish. Entrance fee is 30,000 or $3 Aus dollars. Nice gardens and the stone carvings are amazing even a little scary.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just beautiful ..... you have to go . Photos do not do it justice , very peaceful & not overcrowded ......

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Manly, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tirta Gangga Water palace is one of three built by the king of this province. Probably to keep his 20 wives happy. It is a tranquil garden with some of the biggest Koi I have ever seen. It's probably less then an hours visit but you can also swim in one of the pools. Entry is 30 000 rp. A... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tirta Gangga in east Bali is the current Balinese Kingdom water palace, the territorial is surrounded by mountain hills and rice terraces. The pool is the heritence of the Karangasem Kingdom in the past. Today the water palace is popularly tourist destination available. The pool is localized inside a wall and several pools include fishes pool are seen inside the... More 

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