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Address: Jl. Raya Goa Gajah, Ubud 80581, Indonesia
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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This 11th-century cave is entered through the carved mouth of a demon.

This 11th-century cave is entered through the carved mouth of a demon.

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Not so much interesting for me but the view is quite nice

Mostly all places in Bali have temples. When we want to enter any temple in Bali we need to wear Sarong, and I already prepared for it :D If you dont have your own sarong, you can... read more

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East Java, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Mostly all places in Bali have temples. When we want to enter any temple in Bali we need to wear Sarong, and I already prepared for it :D If you dont have your own sarong, you can rent there. The entrance ticket is idr 15.000 per person. when you enter this place, there will be some locals that offer to... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Elephant cave is interesting to see but the real beauty is in the buddhist side next to it. I would have loved staying there for a meditation moment ... but I was there in the low season with very limited number of visitors.

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Newhaven, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is more about the market stalls around it than visiting the temple. Concrete steps and paths certainly don't add to the charm!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As with other temples there is much more too this place. The surrounding grounds are beautiful and worth the visit by themselves. It wasn't too busy and there were guides available to tell you the history.

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Thank Graeme C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very commercial. On entry you are right people trying to sell you stuff. Park is actually quite small, is very disappointing. Women selling drinks really jump on you to sell.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very interesting. We paid for a guide who was very knowledgeable. It was raining when we went, but that didn't detract from the beauty and interest of this place. Highly recommend a guide (very cheap) to tell you of all the facts about this place.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Make sure you visit the Goa Gojah Luwak Coffee tour after!! (same complex just outside the caves) Tips: - You dont need to buy a sarong - they give you one at the entrance - Any footwear is fine - Entrance is 15,000 IDR (~$1.50) - Spend no more than 45mins-1 hr there

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I wasn't too impressed with the Elephant Cave to say the least. As soon as our driver parked, my dad and I were bombarded by women trying to sell us sarongs. None of them could speak English very well and they kept telling us that we "must buy to go in". Turns out they require guests to wear sarongs while... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The ride from Ubud by motorbike was easy and quick. There is a big parking area for cars and bikes. Before entering you need to pass all the shops. They might tell you, you need to buy a sarong. But actually at the entrance the staff borrows you a sarong for free. At first you need to go down quite... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So this is a lovely setting, but not exactly a highlight compared to the other temples. Tickets are15,000/person and this does not include a guide. There are locals wanting around who will tell you more about the site for a tip. If you are wearing long pants, you do not need a sarong. The opening to the cave is elaborate... More 

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