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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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Scenic and great history

Most likely you'll visit this place as part of a tour for the day. Interesting history. Don't be fooled by sarong sellers in carpark. No need to buy a sarong but must wear the... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Worth the money for this interesting temple. There's is so many in bali but I'll definitely add this one to my list of things to do.

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Hong Kong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Most likely you'll visit this place as part of a tour for the day. Interesting history. Don't be fooled by sarong sellers in carpark. No need to buy a sarong but must wear the sarong given upon entrance (which is free). A few stairs but interesting nonetheless.

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Benalla, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here on an afternoon outing from Ubud. We had a driver for the afternoon - Wayan Wira - if you want his number please let me know. He walked with us and told us all about the significance of the temple and inside the cave. Certainly made sense of the significance of the place in Hindu culture. Beautiful... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not much to see, but its one of those do it just because you have time activities. The site is really small and the cave is empty. so you're really just enjoying a few elephant carvings.

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Ubud, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It a complex of hindu and buddhism site, nice and peacefull pleace. Walked arround the complex and feel the spritual energy, make you want to stay logger here.

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Thank Tetamian Tour B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The elephant-themed entrance to the cave is interesting, but the cave itself is not. You must climb up and down a lot of stairs just to see the elephant-themed entrance. Nothing else there worth seeing.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

15 rupiah for adults. Kids are 7 but young kids (age unknown, they allowed a 4 yr old) free. Lined with a bevy of vendors causing you to run the gauntlet to enter the temple proper. We spent about 30 minutes in the temple and another 20 shopping. The forest walk path was tempting but not explored. Lots of stairs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A must do in Bali. Hindu and Buddhist temples. Go inside the caves. Excellent photo spot. Crowded. Not a hard walk. 1 hour.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Goa Gajah ‘Elephant Cave’ is an archaeological site of significant historical value that makes it a special place to visit. This temple has a central meditational cave, bathing pools and fountains. This temple is devided into two areas, the cave itself and the pools and further into the forest the old fallen temple that is inside the river. Legend says... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice place, nothing much. The usual statues, temples and tourist shops. Quick visit will be OK during the day.

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