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    Goa Gajah - Gianyar, Bali



    Goa Gajah or Elephant Cave is the ancient 11th century cave temple. Goa Gajah is best known for its ancient caves that have a carved stone that are distinctively recognizable as being elephant shaped,and it located in west side of Bedulu countryside, Blah Batuh Sub district and Gianyar Regency.

    The main figure of the carving at the cave entrance is ‘boma’, a barong face, which accompanied by big clapping fingers on its side. On the left end side of the cave is Ganesha statue, it believes as ‘the God of knowledge’. Meanwhile on the right end side can be found three ‘linggas’, that each of them dedicated to the three common god manifestations in Bali, Brahma, Wisnu, and Siwa.








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    never been here. but that tree branches sure look awesome

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