Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia
Tirta Gangga Bali Reviews
'Tirta Gangga Water Park' Oct 10, 2012
In the middle of rice fields and surrounded by green hills, the location of Tirtagangga is so peaceful and beautiful. Tirtagangga is a water park owned by the Royal family of Karangasem kingdom. Located in the village of Ababi, about 83 km from Denpasar or 6 miles north of Amlapura, which is the capital of Karangasem regency.
The water park was built in 1948 on the initiative of the King of Karangasem, Anak Agung Anglurah Karangasem. The Water park’s architecture is a combination of Balinese and Chinese heritage styles. Before the building of a water park, water resources have to be of plenty which this location has, but it is also an important resource for the local people who depend on it for their basic and livelihood needs. A Holy water to its people that they believe it to purify any bad energy around the area.
Tirta means water which is blessed and is taken from the name of the river Ganges in India. Water from the springs of Tirtaganga is regarded as Holy by Hindus in Bali. This water was used for religious ceremonies in temples in the area to date.
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