Sacred Sites in Southeast Asia | Goa Gajah

Goa Gajah
Indonesia, Bali, Bedulu village, ca. 11th century

Explore this site in the Freer|Sackler blog post “Indonesia Intrepid I.”

Cave-shrine with sunken bathing place in front, thatch-roof huts and a tree to the left, and jungle behind
Cave façade with demonic face over door
Bathing pool with sculptures of goddesses pouring water from pots
Ganesha sculpture enshrined wearing checker cloth
Relief of stupa lying in a ravine
Thick jungle blocking path
Bamboo bridge leading toward a cave
Caves beside a river ravine
Caves beside a river ravine
Rushing water in the jungle
Ravine from above