The Temple Tirta Bali Empul
Pura Tirta Empul is a famous temple to the holy spring which is located in the
Village Looks Siring, Gianyar regency, some 39 km east of Denpasar. The water
from these sources in addition to the water temple jernir and cold, people all over
Bali to believe that the source water as holy water for melukat.
In addition to strategically place that is set in a valley and surrounded by hills and
not infrequently the domestic and foreign tourists are interested to try the cold
source of holy water at Tirta Empul Jewel.
On the west side of this temple, there is a Indonesian President palace which has
been discovered by the the first president, the President Soekarno. Tirta Empul
own name contained in the inscription that is stored in the Pura Sakenan, Village
Manukaya, Looks Siring district, about 3 km from Pura Tirta Empul.
Tirta Empul is named after the Tirta Ri Air Hampul and later the name was
changed into Tirta Hampul and finally became Tirta Empul. Tirta Ri Air Hampul or
holy water pond (Petirthan) that emerged from the soil. Welcome to Bali!