Goa Gajah

Goa Gajah, or Elephant Cave, is located on the island of near , in . Built in the 9th century, it served as a sanctuary. Goa Gajah is situated in , close to .

Notable Places in the Area

Kapten I Wayan , is a multi-purpose stadium in , , Indonesia, and the home of Indonesia Liga 1 club Bali United. is situated 3½ km southeast of Goa Gajah. Photo: Wira rhea, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tourist attraction
The Ubud Palace, officially Puri Saren Agung, is a historical building complex situated in , of , . is situated 3½ km northwest of Goa Gajah.

Hindu temple
Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal, or Padangtegal Great Temple of Death, is one of three Hindu temples… is situated 3½ km west of Goa Gajah. Photo: Kirjapan, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

, also spelt Bedahulu or Bedaulu, is a historical site in , .

, a town in central of around 75,000 people, is far removed from the nightlife bikini scene in , and is regarded as the cultural centre of Bali. Photo: Pixelated Pixels, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district in , , . is situated 4½ km south of Goa Gajah.

Goa Gajah

-8.5229° or 8° 31' 22.5" south
115.2879° or 115° 17' 16.3" east
Open Location Code
170 metres (558 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Balinese: Goa Gajah
  • Bengali: গোয়া গাজাহ
  • Cebuano: Goa Gajah
  • Chinese: 象洞
  • Dutch: Goa Gajah
  • English: Elephant Cave
  • French: Goa Gajah
  • German: Elefantenhöhle
  • German: Goa Gajah
  • Indonesian: Goa Gajah
  • Italian: Goa Gajah
  • Japanese: ゴア・ガジャ
  • Japanese: ゴア・ガジャ寺院
  • Japanese: 象の洞窟
  • Javanese: Guwa Gajah
  • Malayalam: ഗോവ ഗജ
  • Panjabi: ਐਲੀਫੈਂਟਾ ਗੁਫਾਵਾਂ
  • Portuguese: Goa Gajah
  • Swedish: Goa Gajah
  • Tamil: ஆனைக் குகை
  • Thai: ถ้ำช้าง
  • Thai: โกอากาจะฮ์

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