"visit the petirtaan" Bali Things to Do Tip by ukirsari

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  petirtaan in goa gajah (c) ukirsari
by ukirsari

literally, tirta means 'water'. but long long time ago, this word is for addressing "holy water". and it used to be bathing places for the kings. there are two famous petirtaan [holy spring] in bali; in tampaksiring and in goa gajah. said that if you take the water to wash your face it will be forever young. but locals take it for a bath whenever they're preparing a sacred ceremony, like getting married.

Address: tampaksiring and goa gajah
Directions: not so far from ubud

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  • Updated Jul 21, 2006
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