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Pura Goa Lawah

Between Kusamba and Padang Bai | 10 km East of Klungkung, Indonesia
+62 361 222387
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Between Kusamba and Padang Bai | 10 km East of Klungkung, Indonesia
+62 361 222387
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This temple is nice to stop at if it is on the way, the bat cave thing is nice and new to me but visitors are not allowed to go inside the cave, other than that it was small and some of the local women...More

Thank humen1989
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entrance fee includes a sarong to wrap around you while entering the area. A gate is in place at the entrance of the cave, so you can not enter the cave itself. It is fascinating to see thousands of bats, but it is also...More

Thank Tttammys
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This temple is modest, so in terms of architecture or historical importance, you can pass on this temple however it has a particularity: it hosts a cave filled with bats. So if you're into it it can worth the detour.

1  Thank Patrice H
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Another pick by the cab driver we hired during a cruise ship stopover in Bali. The bat "cave" appears rather shallow and is much less impressive than the rest of the temple structures. We did not see many bats. As usual, carvings were impressive. Not...More

Thank Calvert T
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This small temple was on our way out of Ubud to go to Tulamben. Really, this temple only warrants about a 20-30 minute stop. Reading other reviews, I see that the ceremonies are quite interesting, but we did not see one while there. As other...More

Thank Kosmosis707
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This temple isn't worth a special trip out of your way, but it is worth a stop if you're heading to Tulamben or other parts northwest. The bats are cool, but know that you cannot actually go into the cave. So, that's a bummer, if...More

1  Thank Dirk B
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This temple served as the beggining temple to pray after the local people release the ash of their deceased to the sea. there were thousands of bats inside the cave and they made a loud sound but that didnt deter the local people from praying.

2  Thank ValentinoEdward
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We were very lucky that it was a beautiful day and they were having a ceremony at the temple. The ceremony took place on the beach on the ocean side then they all parade across to the temple on the Mountain side. It was really...More

1  Thank ilex21771
Reviewed 22 February 2017

You'll find stalls outside trying to sell you sarongs saying you need it but the entrance fee to the temple includes the sarong and sash so do not buy outside. Guides will say there is a ceremony going on inside which they can explain but...More

1  Thank worldiscoverer
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were on the way to Sanur from Amed, decided to stop by after the sea salt making place couple kilometers before. After paying the entrance fees that came with sarongs to wrap around our shorts, we went inside. A gate was in place at...More

1  Thank kmiggiani
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Why is it that you permit such horribly aggressive hawkers, and try to charge 2000 rupiah to use a toilet that does not flush? Aren't you worried about the bad spirits you create and the bad karma that results?
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