Explore Tirta Gangga
Tirta Gangga is one of the finest examples of Balinese landscape and garden architecture, which is located in the East of the island in Karangasem regency. Just a stone’s throw from the highest peak of Bali, Mount Agung, you can find a beautiful complex of temples and pools situated among ever-green rice fields of Bali. Tirta Gangga, which literally means ‘Water of the Ganges’, is an important Hindu site with a significant Chinese influence on its architecture, especially magnificent sculptures. The water palace is used during various Hindu celebrations and holidays, and crowded with people who wants to show their respect to Hindu deities and give them the offerings. These colourful processions of Balinese people wearing traditional local clothes attract tourists who wish to experience this unique culture.
Every year a large number of visitors is enchanted by the beauty of this place, and its amazing landscape of rice terraces and the view on Mount Agung. Tirta Gangga is certainly a must-see during your trip to the East of Bali. Furthermore, it is a great spot to rest during your trip to other destinations located nearby, such as Pura Lempuyang, which is one of the most famous temples in Bali; Ujung Water Palace; or Tenganan, the traditional village in Karangasem regency.