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Goa Gajah

Ubud, Bedulu, Kec. Blahbatuh, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia

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About Goa Gajah

Goa Gajah, or Elephant Cave, is located on the island of Bali near Ubud, in Indonesia. Built-in the 9th century, it served as a sanctuary. Although the exact origins of the cave are uncertain, it is believed to have been built as a place for spiritual meditation. The cave was rediscovered by Dutch archaeologists in 1923, but the fountains and bathing pool were not discovered until 1954. It is now a tourist attraction.



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Agung Rai Museum of Art2.57km from Goa Gajah

The Agung Rai Museum of Art is a museum located in Ubud in Bali, Indonesia. There are so many artifacts that have historical importance and architectural significance.

Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary3.18km from Goa Gajah

This is the sanctuary and natural habitat of the Balinese long-tailed Monkey, scientific name Macaca fascicularis. It is located at Padangtegal Ubud, Bali. About 1049 monkeys live in this sanctuary.It has 3 temples, namely Dalem Agung Padangtegal Temple, Holy Spring Temple and Prajapati Temple.  The purpose of the management is to keep sacred the place and promote the Monkey Forest Ubud as an international tourist destination.

Ubud Palace3.27km from Goa Gajah

The Ubud Palace, officially Puri Saren Agung, is a historical building complex situated in Ubud, Gianyar Regency of Bali, Indonesia.   Campuhan river junction The palace was the official residence of the royal family of Ubud. It was on his travels that Rsi Markaneya received a divine revelation that in Bali he was to bury five precious metals on a mountain slope where the mother temple of Besakih now stands today.  This place is very important in the history of Bali and is preserved in its royal

Saraswati Temple3.44km from Goa Gajah

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Museum Puri Lukisan3.59km from Goa Gajah

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The Blanco Renaissance Museum4.18km from Goa Gajah

The Blanco Renaissance Museum is a museum located in Ubud on Bali, Indonesia that opened December 28, 1998. The museum is situated on a hilly land surrounded by the Campuhan River as a complement to its beauty. At first, the area of ​this museum belonged to the last King of Ubud from Puri Saren Tjokorda Gede Agung Sukawati, before finally given to Antonio Blanco.

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The only Hindu-majority province in Indonesia, with 83.5% of the population adhering to Balinese Hinduism. Bali is part of the Coral Triangle, the area with the highest biodiversity of marine species especially fish and turtles.