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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

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Address: Ubud 80571, Indonesia
Phone Number:
+62 361 971304
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08:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

In this unusual place of worship, mischievous simians throng among sacred...

In this unusual place of worship, mischievous simians throng among sacred temples and lush greenery.

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USD 60.00*
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Guide For Visiting Sacred Monkey Forest Ubud

-Use tshirt or casual wear -Sunglasses, bananas or anything that bring attention to monkey maybe be avoided -Be polite, it's a sacred place -Be slowly and calm down when monkey... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Very nice forest walk, beautiful sculptures and of course such a funny monkeys. There are a lot of them and they are just walking around. Monkeys are so adorable, however could be dangerous if you feed them or give them food, so they can bite you. The price for the entrance was 40.000Rp for an adult.

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A unique place small wood decorated the shade of large trees but orderly cleanliness. Inhabited by a group of wild monkeys but very friendly to make this place worth visiting.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

-Use tshirt or casual wear -Sunglasses, bananas or anything that bring attention to monkey maybe be avoided -Be polite, it's a sacred place -Be slowly and calm down when monkey around you climb to your shoulder -Do not step on the tail monkeys -Do not touch the monkey

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Monkeys were so fun to see. At first we weren't sure it would be fun, but it really was. We spent maybe 1.5 hour walking around. Can buy bananas to give to the monkeys but try to leave as much stuff as you can at home, as the monkeys understand what purses and backpacks are and will try to open... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had the most tranquil time watching the monkeys at play, so up close and personal. The grounds are well maintained and the wooden walks are beautiful. getting to watch the monkeys in their natural habitat, playing and looking out for each is other is wonderful. Could have spent hours just chilling. Watch your plastic water bottles and don't tease them....LOL

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been close to monkeys before but never this close! They are definitely not the shy type so if you are not an animal lover this visit isn't for you! We spent about an hour in the forest and enjoyed a lot of interaction with the monkeys, especially the juveniles who have no concerns about climbing all over you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its name is comes from the word Yeh, meaning water or spring and Pulu, a stone rice or water container. This is a reference to the container that rests in the holy spring on the site.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I spent 2 weeks in Bali and this visit was the highlight of my trip! Make sure to take some banana with you to elevate the experience. They do sell some junky stuff on site too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you have time then you might as well visit the forest. If you don't mind monkeys coming near to you or even climbing on you then you will have fun. You will see lots of monkeys, cute little baby monkeys, few monkeys ganging up and fighting with each other (you don't wanna go near them). Be safe and careful.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very Cheeky inhabitants (stealing food and goods from unsuspecting tourists), but a pleasant experience. You only need to spend a half an hour or so to enjoy all the site has to offer. Please follow the instructions on the website and the advise of the guide. A little girl was bit because she antagonize a monkey until he finally reacted.

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