Invited by the Indonesian Department of Foreign Affairs, 38 ambassadors from Azerbaijan, Bosnia, Chile, China, France, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Peru, South Korea, Turkey and many more countries, including representatives from 4 international institutions, visited Tirtagangga in order to promote the islandís tourism following the eruption of Mount Agung. For a group photoshoot, the honourable ambassadors stood in joy at the Mahabharata pond with their spouses.



Today, the Government reduced the exclusion zone of mount Agung from 6 to only 4 kilometres. It means even safer to visit Tirta-gangga at a distance of 12 kilometres from the mount volcano.


Since recently, two beautiful dragons guarding the meditation area on both side of the stair towards the main gate. Their frightful appearance is to ensure that negative energy does not dear to enter the area. As usual in Bali, entrances to temples and other sacred spots are guarded by fierce-looking creatures to deter even the bravest evil spirit.







Due to reduction of Mount Agungís volcano activities, the authorities has issued an announcement today reducing the exclusion zone surrounding the mount Agung from 8-10 to only 6 kilometres.

It means that it is even safer to visit Tirtagangga, which is approximately 12 kilometres from the mount volcano.

For the previous descriptions and photos in these latest news, please see images of the past.