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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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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good48%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bat cave” (43 reviews)
“small temple” (10 reviews)
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Between Kusamba and Padang Bai | 10 km East of Klungkung, Indonesia
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+62 361 222387
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i always see this temple when i want to going to the p.bay harbour. this is quiet place and in the front of the beach. many local people being here. nice

Thank mahe m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first Temple that I visited, and it was inspiring. Many people complain about not being able to enter the bat cave, but rest assured, there are thousands of bats, and for health reasons, you shouldn't enter (bats carry a lot of diseases). I also...More

Thank sonyam1967
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I looked forward to visiting this temple because I honestly wanted to see the bats but there was a ceremony going on, so we were not allowed to enter the goa (cave). There are a lot of local people on the temple attending the ceremony...More

Thank ChrysKirkland
Reviewed May 23, 2017

I stopped by here during a trip to Bali, but I ultimately didn't find it worth the time. Visitors are not allowed in the bat cave itself, and while it's perfectly understandable since they do use the cave for worship, that means there isn't much...More

Thank ZacharyMarret
Reviewed May 17, 2017 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 May 15, 2017

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

1  Thank Tttammys
Reviewed April 15, 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 April 8, 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

1  Thank Calvert T
Reviewed April 7, 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 March 18, 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
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