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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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Very interesting architecture in Buddhist style. Beautiful natural spring but many steps to negotiate

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very interesting architecture in Buddhist style. Beautiful natural spring but many steps to negotiate

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Follonica, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not just the cave itself but the all temple is worth the visit! Bring your saron or wear long pants, and just be prepared to see some amazing architecture!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We weren't going to visit but our driver suggested it, lovely temple and if you walk a bit further down into the valley there is another part to the temple across the river where we were blessed with holy water

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very old an interesting temple. I recommend getting there before 10am to avoid the crowds and have a semi-private viewing of the temple. Make sure to get a tour from one of the local "guides"

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Aptos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful temple grounds with an unusual cave which is fairly deep and dark. It is merely another, on a long list of places to see. I wouldn't miss it.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Among the 3 three most important temples in Ubud, this one was a little crowded with sellers and not as clean and with "spiritual" silence as the other two ones. The only unique aspect is really the Elephant Cave with Ganesh inside. I think it deserve a cleaning and better conservation of gardens.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First time been here and loved the environment here. The place is nice and quiet - good for those who wanna hang out with friends for a good catch up.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Gajah means elephant in sanskrit and sanskrit is a scared language in Hinduism and Buddhism . The cave is very small . Its outside is a beautifully carved elephant's face and inside the cave I found God ganesha's idols to pray. The place is unique as it is on both side of a river and it is covered with lots... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had visited several temple/palaces with a fair bit of travel time....so were a bit tired/jaded at this site. Lots of vendors....several somewhat obnoxious, gate attendants who were indifferent (relative to others that day), dirty sarongs. The site while nice suffered in comparison with the other places (to us more interesting) we had visited. If you have/will visit the other major... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The cave itself was a lot smaller than I imagined, however the grounds as a whole was huge. We were rushed and were unable to take a tour but I would definitely recommend one for more insight. There was also a Buddhist temple that is shared in this space and it is beautiful to walk through. Very green with lots... More 

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