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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful water palace with the main pond filled with big kois waiting to be fed while you step on the stones that lined inside! Go there early if you want to avoid the crowd. Its pretty far (about 2.5hrs from Kuta) but it is worth...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank YantyJ5
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was a beautiful place to visit. Unfortunately spoilt by tourists with no regard to anyone else, taking 100’s of pics posing on the steppingstones. Take a couple of pics and move on people! One couple spent over half an hour on the one stone, not...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Paul_Seuren
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great site definitely worth an hour or so to visit. We went on the way to Amed. We got a local guide -by donation (gave 50,000IDR) -who explained history, showed us around and helped us take photos. Recommended!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ndggirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredibly lovely. Cool spring waters feed the ponds and fountains. You can swim in certain places. Many local kids were. The gardens are very calming. I should have brought a book, found a place just to read all day. Because of the water’s cooling effects,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lovesthelibrary
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Water Temple is a beautiful . The water park although not large offers plenty of good photo opportunities . Pick up some fish food on the way in as there are plenty of large carp in the pools who will appreciate the snack. Don't...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Linas888
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the most ‘exciting’ place but a pleasant spot that’s worth a look. Some real big koi fish to look at and feed and nice gardens. Little kids would likely really enjoy it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Damo35
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on an overcast drizzly day and it was still spectacular. The architecture and sculptures are a blend of Balinese, Indian, Chinese and Dutch influence which makes a magnificent collection. The stepping stone pond with the huge koi fish makes you feel like...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Nicola S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It rained some of the time we was there but it did not take anything away from the beauty of the place. We dodged the rain but Agus carried Umbrellas to keep us dry. We also visited a village market which was very unique this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank KathUK_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great stop to stretch our legs on the way to Amed. Took us about 30-40 minutes to wander through the gardens and for the kids to feed the koi fish (buy food packets from the vendors outside). Very beautiful, highly recommend if you are in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank svc123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

U must visit this place. The entrance fee is 20000 rupiah. Very nice place to take picture and it has a magical atmospher u can walk at the top of the water but go morning because it was so crowded at the mid day. U...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Stephane P
2 August 2018|
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Response from Manefaire | Reviewed this property |
Definitely. Don't bother with the expensive tours. We went from Canguu on our way to Amed and made a few stops en route. There is an almost exact replica which is also close to Amed called Ujunh Water Palace (Taman... More
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chidutbaby
13 November 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.
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Silvia F
17 September 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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