Tampak Siring Temple Bali is a Balinese Hindu temple in Gianyar Bali, its famous with holy water. This beautiful temple complex located in Manukaya village, the central Bali. Built in 960 AD, it is also a silent witness to the history of the ancient Balinese kingdom during the Warmadewa Dynasty.
Tampak Siring Temple has a holy water source within the temple area. During the dry season, this water source continues to flow to the area around of Manukaya village. Tampak Siring Temple is one of the world's tourist destinations that you must visit besides Kintamani Volcano.
Some historical places that have unique beauty and history can also be found near the temple that looks siring, namely the elephant cave temple.
History of Tampak Siring Temple Bali
This holy water emerged in the era of the ancient Balinese kingdom led by the king of Wayadenawa. It is said that king mayadenawa was a mahogany king who opposed Hindu influence. And reject religious teachings and other religious practices. Which finally angered the gods, then the god Indra came down to earth to fight and destroy mayadenawa.
Mayadenawa felt overwhelmed and fled from the Indra's army through the Petanu River to Pakerisan to the north of Tampaksiring. Tampaksiring comes from 2 words 'Tampak dan Siring' which means feet and siring which means sideways, describing an episode when the fleeing king left his footprint on the hill.
It was here, through its magical power, Mayadenawa created a poisoned spring where many Indra soldiers died from drinking water. Seeing many of the people who died immediately Dewa Indra stuck a stick into the ground. Where the purification of Holy water gushes out to heal troops. And even brought some of them back to life.
The things you can find and do in this temple
- Discover the uniqueness of ancient architecture that is maintained its authenticity.
- 11 Pancoran Holy water which is believed to have the function of being able to cure various non-medical illnesses and negative aura in ourselves.
- You can clean yourself with holy water. Previously, you had to rent sarong specifically for bathing with price IDR. 10k per sarong.
How much ticket for visit the Tampak Siring temple Bali? To preserve this historical legacy, it's need contributions from visitors by pay entrance ticket
- Adult : IDR. 50K
- Children : IDR. 25K ( 3 years - 12 years for child )
How to Get here…
To reach this location you can use a motor bike, a car with his own driver, and Rent a car with driver. Because the path to the location is somewhat winding and confusing. We suggest you take a Bali Private transport with driver Or take a one-day Kintamani tour. It will fill your holiday with an amazing atmosphere, I am sure you will be amazed at the scenery in front of you.