Goa Gajah is a significant Hindu archaeological site located in Bedulu, just 10 minutes outside of Ubud in Bali. Thought to date back to at least the 11th century, was excavated in 1922.
The centerpiece here is a cave, the entrance to which is an ornately carved demon’s mouth. Inside of the 15 meters long cave, there are Ganesha statue, fragmentary lingam, and yoni. A giant carved guards stand around pools near the entrance, and a little path leads to a waterfall and small rice fields.
In additions, this unique temple was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995 so it is worth to visit whenever you have a chance to visit Ubud.
The Fact About Goa Gajah Temple
Admission is IDR 50.000/person, and you get sarong to enter the temple. But it is better to bring your own. From the car park, you need to walk down a small number of stairs to reach the temple.