Unique Tourism of Tampak Siring
Tampak Siring – Pura Tirta Empul is Tampak Siring temple. It built around in a sacred spring. It is an inscription dates of the spring that all ways back to 926AD. It completed by Garuda and fine carvings on the courtyard buildings. Tampak Siring temple has two bathing spots that have been used of Balinese over thousand years ago. They biliefe it has good health and prosperity as a pure spring water that really has the cure power on it. The purification ceremonies are also take place there regularly.
There is a little off as a main road in Tampak Siring. It is Mount Kawi and its group large stone memorials that cut into cliffs on picturesque river valley side. It is side of Bali that being most impressive sights from 11th century. The artists of Tampak Siring produced ivory carvings and marvelous bone. Both sites of it open daily. The cacth of a bemo north to Tampak Siring is the junction in Bedulu, the Ubud southest by public transport from Ubud.
An archaeological complex is located on Pakerisan George River. For getting complex visitors you must take walking about 600 meters from area of parking to the ticket counter by walked on 315 stone steps. Before taking a cross at the valley bottom of bridge then turn to the left for seeing the first stone monument. The located of other stone group is in the river main temple left side.
The monumen hewn on a solid rock hill in relief is called by temple. The unique one, there are shaped like burial towers that found on East and Central Java. But, many theories tell royal personages honored identity over there.
The very credible theory suggests to the five of temple in main group that built to Udayana King, Gunapriya as his Javanese queen, his concubine, the youngest son he is Anak Wungsu and Airlangga as the illustrious eldest son that ruled over East Java. Anak Wungsu is believed has become a religious hermit when he regins Bali from AD 1050 to 1077.
In the right side of temples main ensemble are five cells carved out of rock and a cloister. There are second hermitage that near to main cloister and consists of the niches around the central courtyard which may able served for visiting pilgrims as a sleeping quarters. To get on it, the visitors have to take of their shoes then take a walk to north complex temple and served nice view of river stream and rice field.