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Elephant Cave Ubud

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This 11th-century cave is entered through the carved mouth of a demon.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Jl. Raya Goa Gajah | Desa Bedulu, Ubud 80581, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It’s unique and beautiful with an old history. There is a small waterfall but cannot swim. A lot of green and trees. If you have breath problems careful with the cave. Inside the cave there is a lot of humidity and the sticks is a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Billie_Gin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You should go there like 1h30 before closing or just after the opening. Otherwise, too much visitors. It’s beautiful, so you might wanna really enjoy it. Embraced by the beautiful green Balinese forests, this place is particular, among but above all things, by its (Hi)story....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Eleni_Bali
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Interesting place to visit but mainly for no longer than an hour. Great insta pics opportunity and history of the place.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Adolph80
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very calm full place should visit.be careful the ladies in the parking they will compel to buy you traditional dress to go inside temple for money or rent it is free after the ticket counter .

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sanjutraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to get here early when there were just a few other people here. It’s a marvellous place but once the bus loads arrived difficult to see anything.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jenni M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cave was in a small temple. The temple was interesting and you needed to wear a sarong. A little taste of Balinese culture. It was a small cave used for worship.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Diane L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this cave as part of a tour. The cave was beautiful but thought there would be more to it, not much to do as you walk around so we ended up stopping off for a coffee while we waited. Temple is nice and you...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Tegan H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nide small cave inside a temple! Not something special but we paid a quick visit yesterday! You shouldn't spend more than half an hour!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank _K7858US
Reviewed 1 week ago

Goa Gajah is an artificial cave that functions like a place of worship. This cave is located in Bedulu Village, Blahbatu District, Gianyar Regency, Bali. Located approximately 27 km from Denpasar. UNESCO noted this cave as a world heritage in the tentative list on 19...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LocalGuidebali
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is nice temple towards Ubud. Many steps to go down from parking area. Have one cave and also buddha temple.

Date of experience: July 2019
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welshgirlSouthWales
May 25, 2019|
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Response from ViaBen | Reviewed this property |
1 hour should be enough - 30 minutes to go down and up the stairs and 30 minutes to visit. The name sounds exciting but there's not much to see
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fransan41
April 15, 2019|
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Response from Baishakhi J | Reviewed this property |
There are about 100 staircases going down towards Buddha statue.
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shijia527
March 27, 2019|
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Response from frubaba | Reviewed this property |
It was maximum 100k. (I’m not sure if it’s 50 or 100)
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