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Goa Gajah – Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali

  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali
  • Elephant Cave in Gianyar Bali

Goa Gajah built in the 11th century AD , during the reign of King Sri Astasura Ratna Earth Banten king Bedulu . This cave used as a sanctuary , as evidenced by the presence of the recesses in the cave . Kekunaan here can be seen from the Archaeological Heritage . In the courtyard there petirtaan Goa Gajah Temple Kuna 12 x 23 m2 , divided into three chambers . Dibilik north there are three statues in the shower and shower cubicle South there are statues as well , while in the middle of the chamber there are only a neat statue .

In addition, around the cave there is also a pool with seven statues Widyadara pertitaan – Widyadari who was holding the holy water . What remains is only 6 statues alone , according to the clerk of the statue was moved to another location , due to the earthquake a few years ago . Six of this statue is a symbol of the seven sacred rivers in India , which is the birthplace of Hinduism and Buddhism .

Pura Goa Gajah one tourist attraction in Bali , located in the village Bedulu , Blahbatuh , Gianyar , Bali , is the center of the kingdom of Bali Kuna , and one of the heritage sites in the archipelago , Goa Gajah more appropriately called a temple , but because of the shape of the cave , then named Goa Gajah . The distance from Denpasar Approximately 26 Km , located on the tourist route Denpasar – Tampaksiring – Lake Batur – Kintamani .

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