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Tirta Empul Temple

Coordinates: 8°24′59″S 115°18′53″E / 8.41639°S 115.31472°E / -8.41639; 115.31472


Tirta Empul Temple (Indonesian: Pura Tirta Empul) is a Hindu temple in the middle of Bali Island, Indonesia, famous for its holy water where Hindu Bali people go for purification.

Construction of the temple

Tirta Empul Temple was built in 962 A.D. during the Warmadewa dynasty (from the 10th to 14th centuries), at a site where there was a large water spring.

On the left side of the temple is a modern villa on the hill. built for President Sukarno's visit in 1954, which is now used as a rest house for important guests.

See also

Indonesia portal

References

External links

  • Tirtha Empul Temple
  • Significance of Tirta Empul Temple
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