Pura Tirta Empul

Hindu Temple in Tampaksiring

Discovered in AD 962 and believed to have magical powers, the holy springs at this water temple close to the ancient site of Gunung Kawi bubble up into a large pool and gush out through waterspouts into a petirtaan (bathing area) used for ritual purification. The water can be polluted, so bathing isn't recommended. The ticket price includes sarong hire.