Goa Gajah

2 hours
Temples of Bali
Sightseeing Tours


Fill with full of wonderment, the Goa Gajah is bedecked with relics, rock-wall carvings, bathing pool and fountains.


Reaching out attain full awareness and spirituality, the Goa Gajah was built in the 11th century as a meditation centre. The main attraction is an enormous wantilan – a meeting hall graced with large old stone carvings that have been restored to its former glory. The next best thing is the pool featuring seven statues depicting Hindu angles holding vases that act as waterspouts. Various structures here mirrors Buddhists elements that reminisce the 8th century’s glorious days. The entrance depicts a menacing face with its mouth wide open as a door it also has various motifs depicting the forest and animals that are carved out on the face. The place is framed with picturesque rice paddy fields and small streams that lead to Petanu river.


2 hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Child allowed age
0 - 12 years

Good to know

  • Balinese people are highly spiritual, we request you to respect their culture by wearing the traditional attire and adhering to the rules. Sarong is compulsory for those who wish to enter the temple and meditation centres.
  • Fee: 15,000 IDR


Ubud, Bedulu, Blahbatuh, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
Goa Gajah
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