|The Water Palace Tourism Tirta Gangga|
Friday, July 29, 2016
The beauty of the water palace tourism tirta gangga, before it was used as a water Castle, Springs called by reformists in this place was first used by local communities for the purposes of everyday. In fact, this spring water flow the amount of water that is very much that now have been exploited by the Government to provide clean water to the residents of the town of Amlapura. In addition, water from these springs there are also streamed into swimming pools located in the lower area through underground pipes, as well as some of the water (traditional Balinese rice paddy irrigation organization).
Tirta Gangga was first built by Anak Agung Anglurah Ketut Karangasem, the king of Karangasem in 1948. Tirta Gangga just blends two architecture namely Balinese architecture and China.
This water Palace standing on land covering an area of 1.2 hectares with three different levels stretching from East to West. This symbolizes the depth of the concept of "Tri Loka" meaning "Three Worlds" in the teachings of Hinduism. The first part is called also with "Swah" i.e. the place of the gods. The next area is called the "Bwah" personifies the world the Bhutas or spirits and demons is located to the left of the entrance.
In fact, the word "Tirta Gangga" comes from two words namely "Tirta" means water, and "Gangga" which means sacred rivers in India which is the place where Hinduism was born. Of the meaning of the word it can be inferred that the Tirta Gangga is regarded as the place for the holy water or water of Hindus in Bali.
Tirta Gangga is a water Palace or Royal water garden Karangasem which still exists today. This tourist attraction is located at Ababi Village, Abang Sub district, about 83 km from Denpasar or 6 km from the town of Amlapura (Karangasem capital). Tirta Gangga is surrounded by green fields and rolling hills of the area. In addition, splash water and the beauty of the garden is the perfect combination to enjoy a relaxing holiday.