Goa Gajah Temple, A Beautiful Historical Site

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 toRead more

Monkey Forest Ubud, A Sacred Sanctuary in The Heart of Ubud

Monkey Forest Ubud is located in the central Ubud, inhabited more than 700 monkeys populate the forest along with 186 species of trees in this 12.5-hectare forest. It is a symbol of harmonious coexistence of humans with nature. There are three temples within the Monkey Forest Ubud: Pura Dalem, the shrine to Lord Shiva, the Holy Water Temple, and the Cremation Temple. In the forest, visitors can also find sculptures, symbolizing the energies supporting the powers of the three temples.Read more

Tegenungan Waterfall, A Beautiful Gem near Ubud

Bali is home to countless waterfalls with beautiful scenery and a calming atmosphere. One of the island’s most beautiful waterfalls is Tegenungan in Kemenuh village, Sukawati, Gianyar. The waterfall is isolated but has become a popular attraction to explore and relax. It is one of the few waterfalls in Bali that is not located in the highlands or mountainous area. The amount and clarity of the water at the site depends on rainfall but it contains beautiful green surroundings withRead more