The Tirta Gangga royal water garden is a popular retreat in the regime of Karangasem, east Bali. It was constructed in 1946 during the rule of the late raja of Karangasem, Anak Agung Anglurah Ketut Karangasem.The garden feature 1.2ha of pools, ponds, and fountains enclosed by precisely trimmed lawns enhanced with stepping stones, polished statues, and tropical gardens. Tirta Gangga is a handy stopover along tour routes to Bali’s eastern province. Its main entry and generous parking area are easily located from the main Amlapura Road. The site is accessible to the public and a modest entrance fee applies which goes towards maintenance. It is a favorite retreat and some weekends may seem a bit crowded. Moreover the many small warung hampers outside of the main site and around the parking area, Tirta Gangga also boasts accommodation facilities and a restaurant, as well.
Location: The garden is located in the village of Ababi, an approximate 75km east of Denpasar and can be accessed by taxi.
Timings: Opened daily from 8 AM to 11 PM.