Yeh Pulu Relief

The Bedulu village is located between Ubud and Gianyar where the famous Elephant Cave or known as Goa Gajah, dating from the 11th century. On the other side of the village you will find the Yeh Pulu Temple:

 

The source sanctuary of Yeh Pulu, with a relief 27 m (89 ft) long and up to 2 m (61/2 ft) high, believed to be one of the oldest on Bali, depicting scenes from everyday life on the island.

 

Archaeologists are divided about the meaning and purpose of this relief: some of the scenes may depict Krishna or refer to legends about one of his numerous manifestations.

 

The figures, which are life-size and fully rounded, probably date from the 14th or 15th century.


things to do at Yeh Pulu

Yeh Pulu Café offers a number of activities, which certainly cannot be missed.

 Bedulu the village with its rice fields, the great river Petanu and the great temples Goa Gajah and Samuan Tiga.


Ketut Sunarta will be your guide, he was born and raised here. He will tell you about the rice cultivation, about edible and medicinal plants, the temples and about the vast area from Bedulu to Tengulak.
 During the tour you will notice that in several places pipes with spring water comes out of the rocks, the so-called 'shower spots'.


Included [in each of the trips]


• Transportation from Yeh Pulu to Goa Gajah and Tengulak


• Mineral water for the tracking


• Lunch and a drink at Café Yeh Pulu


What to wear and to carry


Tracking shoes or shoes or secure sandals with a good profile. A small backpack, plastic bag for your camera/video camera, a hat. A small towel or sarong.


For more safety information, please read Risk Management.