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Elephant Cave Ubud, Ubud
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Legend has it that the stunning rock facade at Elephant Cave Ubud was created by a giant from Balinese mythology. Historians actually know very little about the ancient cave's origins, except that it probably dates back to the 11th century. Despite its misleading name, no elephants live inside this cavern. A place built for meditation, the cave features a facade depicting a group of frightening creatures and demons--the main figure above the entrance somewhat resembles an elephant, which explains the cave's name. Walk through the menacing mouth of this creature to see a statue representing Ganesha, an elephant-headed god. Use our Ubud tourist route planner to visit Elephant Cave Ubud on your trip to Ubud, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • It is one of the places not to be missed in Ubud. If please select the restaurant with a show of the night if staying in Ubud in the. You will always be satisfied. Pounding on the stage after the show, always invites guests on stage, so without hesitation that you dance with, let's take a photo. Will always be good memories. Home we visit in the past about 20 times Bali has such pictures in full House, good memories. Is another 80's mid-2 ~ we want to visit Bali 3 times.
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  • Not much to see here. Most of the buildings have been broken. The guide set a quite pricy price for a short explaination. Oya many ppl said you should buy saroong and wear it inside, but actually its ...  more »
  • For me this temple was incredible, especially since they only recently discovered it recently (1922) It makes you think. It's not extremely special, but I would surely recommend checking it out. Walk ...  more »