The holy spring which bubbles up in the inner courtyard of the Tirta Empul Temple in Tampaksiring is believed to have magic curative powers, and throngs of people visit the special bathing pools where clear cool water spouts from mossy walls. Legend has it that the God Indra created the spring, piercing the ground in search of holy water.
Sukawati Art Shop or Market is the place sells art items that would make a great Balinese souvenirs of Bali to a friend, relative, or your relatives. The art works that sold in Sukawati are very uniques and interseting, and the price is not so expensive. The kinds of art works like beaded sandals, shorts and Balinese, clothing, batik, bags, paintings, wood sculpture, bed covers, household appliances up trinkets and jewelery are sold here.
That is to encourage appropriate and sustainable tourism, one that reflects the strengths of the local culture, history and natural environment. The method to bring this about is to decentralize planning and decision making to the maximum extent possible.