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Mentioned on my previous post that we stopped at Goa Gajah on our way back to Ubud’s hotel after a long ride. This UNESCO World Heritage is one of the most visited location in Bali after Tanah Lot. Perhaps, that’s the reason why there are many blood sucker guides awaiting to suck you dry.

OK, I exaggerated. Please do ask for price before you allow the guide following you around. I did a mistake for not asking prior to the tour. My guide asked for USD10 at the end of the tour which I refused to pay. Eventually, unwillingly I paid Rp 50k but deep inside, Rp30 is max I’m willing to pay. Well…. this place does has its historical values.

Images guide bring you to a comprehensive tour around Goa Gajah begins here.

UNESCO World Heritage, Goa Gajah, Ubud

This place was used for meditation. Damn humid and hot in here

 lingam and yoni statues, as well as a statue of Ganesha

Goa Gajah’s entrance from inside. There are 4 areas for guards

Even 3 Yuki are not enough to circle this tree

Gao Gajah’s Garden

Fragments of Buddha Temple after earthquake

There are many gigantic trees around, check out that crazy con-man (guide)

Nice padi field behind Goa Gajah before we got back to the entrance

Bathing Temple at Goa Gajah

Water Dispenser LOL

Goa Gajah

Entrance fees per person is Rp 30k (not sure if this is official or I’ve been sucked again). Understand from the guide, this place open 24-7 but I suggest you go before 6pm. At night, people comes for meditation etc.

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  1. Hong C. Wern

    hie Horny cousin~
    I’m back…really long time din check your post d…and the places in the temple area looks sooo old..any idea about how long d?

    March 15, 2012 at 4:13 pm
    • Myhorng

      U too busy flirting with Jap & European chics mar.

      This place was built in the 9th century. The bathing place on the site was not dig up until the 1950s.

      March 15, 2012 at 4:43 pm
  2. Hong C. Wern

    wow..9th century..damn old d..much older than Melaka..hehe

    March 16, 2012 at 11:14 am

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