Elephant Cave Ubud, Ubud

2.6
#2 of 8 in Nature in Gianyar Regency
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. Put Elephant Cave Ubud into our Ubud day trip planning site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Ubud.
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  • Went to this as saw it advertised on lots of the ubud tour sites. It’s interesting to see the Hindu side and Buddhist side. That’s cool. Also inside the elephant cave is also worth a quick stop. The p...  more »
  • We went there we take to tour wash and rider cost us like 120£ 2 ppl, first with elephants 30 minutes but because our honeymoon driver put more minutes for us, than we did wash the elephants, we feed ...  more »
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