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Address: Jl. Raya Goa Gajah, Ubud 80581, Indonesia
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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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Not much to see, but its one of those do it just because you have time activities. The site is really small and the cave is empty. so you're really just enjoying a few elephant... read more

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Not much to see, but its one of those do it just because you have time activities. The site is really small and the cave is empty. so you're really just enjoying a few elephant carvings.

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Ubud, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It a complex of hindu and buddhism site, nice and peacefull pleace. Walked arround the complex and feel the spritual energy, make you want to stay logger here.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The elephant-themed entrance to the cave is interesting, but the cave itself is not. You must climb up and down a lot of stairs just to see the elephant-themed entrance. Nothing else there worth seeing.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

15 rupiah for adults. Kids are 7 but young kids (age unknown, they allowed a 4 yr old) free. Lined with a bevy of vendors causing you to run the gauntlet to enter the temple proper. We spent about 30 minutes in the temple and another 20 shopping. The forest walk path was tempting but not explored. Lots of stairs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must do in Bali. Hindu and Buddhist temples. Go inside the caves. Excellent photo spot. Crowded. Not a hard walk. 1 hour.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Goa Gajah ‘Elephant Cave’ is an archaeological site of significant historical value that makes it a special place to visit. This temple has a central meditational cave, bathing pools and fountains. This temple is devided into two areas, the cave itself and the pools and further into the forest the old fallen temple that is inside the river. Legend says... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice place, nothing much. The usual statues, temples and tourist shops. Quick visit will be OK during the day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having a guide made a big difference- there's so much history and so many stories that you would otherwise miss out on. Do some research beforehand - that helps too- so many layers of history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Always good to get a bit of culture and this was no exception! We drove the short distance from Ubud main town and our taxi parked and waited. It is commercialized with the locals 'pushing' their wares on you. DO NOT BUY A SAHRI (unless you want one of course)! Wear something below the knee and wear a T shirt.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went here towards the end of a long day and it didn't do much for us. There were guides trying to sell their services and some were very pushy. The actual ' cave' is very small and a bit claustrophobic so if it's a hot day, this cave gets very steamy.

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