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Elephant Cave Ubud

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This 11th-century cave is entered through the carved mouth of a demon.
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Jl. Raya Goa Gajah | Desa Bedulu, Ubud 80581, Indonesia
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All reviews goa gajah buddhist temple nice temple small waterfall worth a visit holy water interesting place local guide entry fee walk around nice walk be careful sarong century earthquake ruins statue
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This temple provides much more to see than many of the other temples we visited in Bali. The elephant cave is very unique, and there is even the ruins of an old Buddhist temple to see. There is very good energy at this temple

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 397DavidG
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We saw so many pictures of that place and it was one of our priorities but honestly it did not something really special..the ticket was 50.000 rp just to see a cave with a temple inside but really we were not impressed at all as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Katerinamichalis
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice experience visiting the Goa Gaya temple. The temple is located in a small cave and its a beautiful enriching experience to walk along the grounds of the temple. One must wear a sarong while entering the temple. It is provided free of charge just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MerylColaco
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great and short visit to learn about the cave, culture and history of it. If you can make time, you should visit. It really only takes less than one hour to do the whole thing. The cave itself is small. There would be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank three_busy_bees
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great waterfalls, few crowds, great spots for photographs. Don’t buy a sarong outside, they lend them to you at the gate

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LindaBMarshall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I believe that was one of the wrong destinations in Bali. With all respect of having g this temple since 11 century there is nothing to see inside and it is left unattended by any staff to guid you or help you! Even I couldn’t...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank samehe2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Part of a tour we took. It’s ok for a visit if you have someone explaining the history if not, you are just walking around aimlessly.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Muttrah123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pointless, dirty and quite boring. It's an empty cave with no explanation and a nice entrance where everyone stops for a picture. Next to it is a putrid pool with some fish. That's it. Definitely not worth the trip.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Elephant Cave is a tourist place in Ubud area. From the city center only 15 to 20 minutes. Many can be seen in the elephant cave place. In addition there are historical relics, holy water and historical sculptures that can still be seen. The elephant...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank balistarlight
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The elephant cave or the Goa Gajah is a temple cave. You are required to wear a sarong to visit this temple. The main deities inside the cave are Ganesha and Trilinga. The story is also quite interesting. Do avoid climbing down to the ponds...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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July 31, 2018|
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Response from 91theresen | Reviewed this property |
That’s not my understanding. The rule is no menstruating women can enter the temples.
May 27, 2018|
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Response from dalken35 |
They're for free, included in price of ticket.
May 27, 2018|
Response from D6243DOannab | Reviewed this property |
Gede_Private_Bali_Driver Very professional guy 👍
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