Tirta Gangga Water Park, A Famous Karangasem Bali Heritage Site
Tirta Gangga Water Park is a beautiful traditional water park with a huge of water fountain and wide pond located at Abang Sub-district, Karangasem Regency in east part of Bali. It is one of Karangasem Empire heritage set secluded between the green hills, rice paddy and surrounded by fresh atmosphere. Furthermore, Tirta Gangga Water Park is built in 1948 by the Karangasem King of Anak Agung Agung Angluerah Ketut Karangasem. Previously, there is a big wellspring in this area and the local people believe that the waters are the holy spring. Therefore, they call this place is Embukan means wellspring. They also believe that this wellspring as a pool for the god and also as drinking water resources. Moreover, the local people has sacrificed it and keeps the park naturally. Afterward, the King of Karangasem restore this park to be good looking and now becomes a famous tourist destination.
A Magical Wellspring of Tirta Gangga Water Park
Tirta Gangga Water Park is also featured by the wide public pool with cool and clean water. Furthermore, it is a public place where everyone can swim. The location on the foot of Abang Hill with cool temperature surrounds it. The lush tropical gardens are well surrounding the park and beautiful big fish pond featuring this site. Meanwhile, some buildings and other decorations are intentionally made as according to the spirit from Puri Agung Karangasem (Agung Karangasem Palace), so it can be said that between Tirta Gangga and Sukasada Park (Taman Sukasada) is a union. Both of parks are the heritage sites and opened for public. Therefore, the visitors can entry and enjoy the park in the day time from 7 am until 6 pm. You may go for swimming in the fresh swimming pool therefore we recommend you to bring the changing clothes when visiting this site.
How to Find Tirta Gangga Water Park in Karangasem Bali?
Tirta Gangga is strategically located beside of the main strait from Karangasem to Singaraja Town and it is just 20 minutes from the local town or 2 hours and 15 minutes from Denpasar Town. You may also join the exciting tour to the east part of Bali that we call it by Karangasem Tour or Karangasem Tour Expedition and you will discover many places of interest in east part of Bali including Tirta Gangga.
Other Bali Heritage Sites and Places of Interest in Karangasem Regency
Karangasem Regency is one of regency situated in east part of Bali Island where most of the area are covered by dry land. However, this region is rich with places of interest that you may visit on your vacation in this paradise island of Bali. There are many other places of interest in Karangasem Regency for your references includes Besakih Temple, Puri Agung Karangasem, Bukit Jambul, Bloo Lagoon Beach, Candidasa Beach, Tenganan Village, Virgin Beach, Taman Sukasada, Tirta Gangga Water Park, Amed, Putung Village and Tulamben.
Photo Gallery of Tirta Gangga Water Park
PUBLIC FACILITIES OF TIRTA GANGGA WATER PARK
- Parking Area
- Food Stall
- Hotel – Nearby
- Public Pool
- Public Toilet
- Souvenir Shops
- Public Telephone
- Guest House
- Drinks Stall
- Money Changer