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Elephant Cave Ubud

Jl. Raya Goa Gajah | Desa Bedulu, Ubud 80581, Indonesia
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This 11th-century cave is entered through the carved mouth of a demon.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average30%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“buddhist temple” (99 reviews)
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Jl. Raya Goa Gajah | Desa Bedulu, Ubud 80581, Indonesia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not so much a cave as a temple, but well worth the visit. Ignore the sarong sellers outside, they are free from the ticket office.

Thank Maggiemum2
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been here several times now and love to take friends who have not been here. The place is magical (despite being rather commercial now). Love wandering around for an hour or so. The cave is so-so, but the ponds and waterfall are wonderful...More

Thank SFLeonce
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A beautiful temple complex near Ubud, worth spending some time here...a small cave temple with beautiful carvings dedicated to Hindu gods nestled amongst lots of greenery. Walk around the place and enjoy its pristine beauty. A ticket worth 15000 rupiah has to be purchased at...More

Thank Radhika N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to see. It is dated in the 11th century and is a cave where the God Ganesh is and once there were elephants here. They have ancient baths there too. I enjoyed the atmosphere .

Thank Judi R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This temple turned out to be the highlight of our Bali trip. We expected an architecturally interesting temple but the views were a pleasant surprise. The lush vegetation as viewed from the top of the steps and again from the valley itself was great. The...More

Thank pmk101
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don’t get me wrong, I’m glad I went to see this temple/cave but I’m also glad it was on the way to somewhere else. The temple is small and humid. It’s about 10/15 minutes outside of Ubud and is quite a short experience. Roughly 15...More

Thank sjmmit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much to see, Ill rather suggest to skip this one.. and go somewhere else. There are loads of other beter places to see.

Thank 112tiaanl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first impression was "this is nice" but as you go down to the Buda Temple the garden and trees and everything is really stunning!! But you would not need to spend more than an hour there!!

Thank EraneJoubert
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most beautiful temple and gardens. You will need walking shoes and a bottle of water. When you arrive you pay for your ticket to enter the temple,then you must get a sarong tomcover your legs in respect to the temple and gods....More

Thank Duc696chic
Reviewed 1 week ago

I may have been the first tourist to arrive the day i visited as things were pretty sleepy and many of the shops had not opened yet. My driver walked me to the entry fee building which would have been easy enough to find, i...More

Thank TryppAdams
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May 3, 2017|
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Response from Kurt-and-Ella | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes lots of people took their children and some people even took their babies in push-chairs and carried them! Your 5 year old would love it, have fun!
Sudha P
January 31, 2017|
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Response from tanna d | Reviewed this property |
You should be able too - no worries!
Maryam S
October 28, 2016|
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Response from RoyDebashis | Reviewed this property |
Entry fee is IDR 15,000. no need take any guide. In the ticket you will find some information about the site. in my site review you will get more information about this site.