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Address: Jl. Raya Goa Gajah, Ubud 80581, Indonesia
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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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This is a UNESCO World Heritage, (tentative list) 9th century sanctuary Cave and surrounding Bathes. The decorative cave entrance is carved right into the rocks. The surrounding... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a UNESCO World Heritage, (tentative list) 9th century sanctuary Cave and surrounding Bathes. The decorative cave entrance is carved right into the rocks. The surrounding bathes were fully excavated in 1950. It is on the tour circuit, along with a few other sites, a short 6k distance from Ubud. It is worth seeing and I recommend viewing. I... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Entrance fee is 15,000 rupiahs per person. There are several segments of steps one has to walk through before reaching this attraction. The cave is small and very poorly lighted. Across from this cave is a pool with some statues spewing water. There are more steps to walk down before reaching the altar where the headless Buddha is on display.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The carvings around the cave opening here are the major attraction, and having a guide with us to explain a little more about the site overall was helpful. Overall this temple and cave have a very pretty setting out in nature which adds to how unique we thought this attraction was. Definitely recommend stopping by for a walk around if... More 

Thank Kayla W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The temple in itself is not very big however, the sculptures at the temple are simply amazing, definitely worth a visit! Moreover, the temple was very calm and quiet and you really feel relaxed just stepping into the temple! The walk around the temple is quite fun and one can learn more about the Balinese history when hiring a guide!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was different to what I expected- view is amazing- lots of steps to.go down before going back up but well worth it (my fitness levels leave a lot to.be desired) The elderly local gentleman at teg big tree is so friendly and let's you get a photo with him. The worst part is walking up the steps on the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This pura (temple) is very old, dating back over a thousand years when the Buddha was worshiped on this island. The cave and the rest of the site has since been converted with the usual Hindu trappings. You must dress appropriately in a sarong (and option sash) when visiting.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

TBH there is not much to see wouldn't recommend it, we got there and immediately you hustled by people trying to sell you sarongs for a rip off price..unbeknown to us you can actually borrow a free one at the entrance..when you get there be mindful of unsavory characters trying to give you a tour of a temple the size... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting cave where the monks worship and meditate in seats built inside the cave. We enjoyed the walk around the grounds and seeing the beautiful trees.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a great place to visit if you want to see more of the cultural side of Bali. The whole mood in the place is very mystical but the steps to the cave can be quite steep.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great cultural site but not much there. The elephant cave was a bit underwhelming and then the forest walk was really nice but that was it. Wouldn't be my first priority activity to go do again!

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