Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Pictures: Goa Gajah (elephant cave), Gianyar Bali

Goa Gajah Gianyar Bali
Goa Gajah, if translated into English, elephant cave, is a cave located in Gianyar regency of Bali. This is a man-made cave. Created with the goal as a penance. The size is not that big, but it can be penetrated by an adult.

Goa Gajah Gianyar Bali

Besides the cave, around this place there is also a very old bathing pool. The bathhouse is very sacred by the local people. Although said to be hot, but the pool is not used for bathing.

If Goa Gajah area explored further, it will find a large river with water so clear and fresh. River flow is commonly used by local people as a place to bathe, as irrigation water, and also for consumption.

In the courtyard of Goa Gajah, there are many fragments of temples are laid out neatly. This proves that it is a region with civilization that was very good. Based on the known history, area of ​​Goa Gajah is a Hindu kingdom.