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Elephant Cave

Jl. Raya Goa Gajah, Peliatan, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
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Ranked #20 of 46 Attractions in Ubud
Type: Caverns/ Caves
Description: This 11th-century cave is entered through the carved mouth of a demon.
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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The entrance fee is only a couple of dollars but really not worth driving to there. Walking from the carpark to the entrance, women try to sell u 'sarongs' then as soon as we walked in, we got hassled by a guy trying to sell us his 'tour'. We wandered on our own & were a bit confused as there... More

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

This a really nice small place with a lovely valley view. It has a simple menu but good fresh food with good vegan options. Its got a hotel attached and the wifi attracts a lot of people. This is a good option in Ubud

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

at first you think its the temple-cave and the water springs. but there is also a park and path behind all this. if you go behind the once buddhist temple down in the park, you will find 'monkey' faces covered with moss on the side of the forest wall. hard to explain, but to the right of the buddhist temple... More

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Irvine, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

I did not think this place was that cool... it was OK, but not amazing. I also found it to be a yucky tourist trap. It was not appealing for me.

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Denpasar, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Goa gajah Temple ,it was built of 11 century,over there you could see the ancient relief,and the cave mouth is look like elephant, in the middle courtyard you will see the pool as a place to take holy water for Hindu ceremony,so don't miss it....

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Well worth the visit with the cave and the pools. A good walk in grounds doing the circuit past some friendly souvenir sellers.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Lots of stairs to travel, and even more ups and down if you push on further off the beaten track, but well worth it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Of course, when in Ubud it is a must. But do not get too excited. Just a cave with (nice) altars inside. Rare opportunity to see the hinduism sacrum.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Beautiful historical site. Enjoyed walking down the paths, finding the carved rocks that had fallen into the water, and climbing up to the smaller temple. Definitely recommend.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I didn't know what to expect , the sense of history was great, lots of excited Balinese children about which added to the visit .As ever though easy to find a truly peaceful place

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