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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 worth a visit small waterfall holy water interesting place nice place to visit local guide entry fee walk around nice walk be careful sarong earthquake century carvings
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Reviewed today via mobile

It's nice to see, but nothing special. A lot of turist and very dirty. But it is a lot of Balu history there.

Thank saradujkovic
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Temple is allright. There are many nicer places. Never buy the sarong at the parking lot from the crazy women’s approaching you. We saw many tourist believing those women that you have to rent it from them, but it is some sort of scam, you...More

Thank Roald B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We saw a lot of temples during our trip to Bali, and this one was not very exciting. It was pretty dirty overall and there wasn’t much to look at. There are so many other temples worth visiting.

Thank Connector823640
Reviewed 3 days ago

The gardens are really stunning ,beautiful , the cave it's just fine the artwork though is impressive ,must wear saron like any other sacred place and also there is entrance and parking fee

Thank Adamantios S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This cave is really just a small cave that you walk into for 1 minute and turn around to exit. It's also very humid/hot inside. The surrounding area might be better at different times but when we went, it looked like they were setting up...More

Thank marhz2018
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately this was our last temple visited on a big day out so it had a lot to compete with. The elephant cave itself was slightly underwhelming but the waterfall and gardens at the Buddah temple were lovely and uncrowded. If you are on limited...More

Thank The_Crofter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We missed a big special celebration event by a few days but still a lot of incredible devotional artwork remaining on display. It's worth a visit at anytime.

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had high expectations for the place, but impressions went to the river and waterfall in Buda Temple part and also to coffee place on the way out. Though, entrance to the Elephant temple itself and few surrounding buildings is impressive. Expect heavy pressure to...More

Thank Vladimir986
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here on one of our tour trips around Ubud! We had a few friends that said we could just go here ourselves however with the tour guide it made the whole experience much more worth while! They had just finished the 30year celebration...More

Thank PaddyJoe M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Crowded tiny cave. Fortunately its not even the most interesting part of the temple. I liked the Buddhist gardens even more.

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1 August 2018|
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Response from Therese N | Reviewed this property |
That’s not my understanding. The rule is no menstruating women can enter the temples.
27 May 2018|
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Response from dalken35 |
They're for free, included in price of ticket.
27 May 2018|
Response from Anna B | Reviewed this property |
Gede_Private_Bali_Driver Very professional guy 👍
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