Goa Jepang located in Banjar Koripan, Banjarangkan Village Klungkung Regency. Goa Jepang consists of sixteen caves, built in next side of Tukad Bubuh River. 14 of this cave connect each other, but two of them which is in Northernmost and Southernmost. This is memory of Japanese Colonialist in Bali. Japanese make this cave to protect them self from attack from alliance in 1941. A cave like this also built in Suana Village, Nusa Penida. This cave made to watch the sea traffic in Nusa Penida at that time. It’s easy to reach this place because it’s located in side of street that link Denpasar with Semarapura.
What you can see around Goa Jepang (Japanese Cave) :
1. Goa Lawah Temple, The temple is known as Bat cave temple and one of tourist’s stop for sightseeing to East Bali. The location is on the stop of a hill on the beach. The view of Nusa Penida Island across the sea is a beautiful panorama. The name of Goa Lawah means cave of bats. Where hundreds of hanging bats are never leave the cave, only flying around the area and back again. Beside bats there are snakes which some times sleeping among the cliff on the mouth of the cave.
2. Puputan Klungkung Monument, The big nation is the nation that could appreciate his hero’s services, that is the series of word motifated the regional Regency government of Klungkung to build the Puputan Klungkung Monument in order to recalls and appreciates services of the heroes who fell and was willing to sacrifice his body and soul as well as his property in maintaining and holding the self-esteem from the rape by colonial.
3. Kertha Gosa (Courts Of Justice), the more famous painted ceiling of the Kerta Gosa has also gone through numerous changes this century. It had to be restored after the devastating earthquake of 1917 and was again repainted during the 1930’s by Pan Sekan, a master artist from nearby village of Kamasan.