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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
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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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Best late in the day

Plenty of monkeys and a large park that could mean that you could easily spend a few hours here. Remember the insect spray and going later in the day meant that the monkeys had... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We were staying very near the monkey forest so saw monkeys all the time but we went into the monkey sanctuary and were surprised at how lovely it is. There are temples and statues everywhere and the atmosphere is very calming. The monkeys are friendly but always be aware that the are wild animals. There are rules for the forest... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We did an around the world tour and one of my wife's top wishes was to see the monkeys here. This place was everything we hoped for and more. The park is gorgeous in itself and densely populated with monkeys who live in freedom and enjoy their habitat. It is easy to interact with them and there is great staff... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plenty of monkeys and a large park that could mean that you could easily spend a few hours here. Remember the insect spray and going later in the day meant that the monkeys had been fed and there weren't too many tourists.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went in with our 5 year old. Was quite safe. Monkeys come after you only if you carry food/ bananas. Else, you can just walk in and have a look around, with others getting monkeys climbing up on them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Though my kids are afraid of monkeys, we had a wonderful experience here. Among many monkey forests in many asian countries, I guess here is the best one and the most monkey friendly. For the taking picture with monkeys, a man asked 50k. It was okay for me but I read one review later that he paid 2 dollars. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What an amazing place! You can observe there monkeys running around the "little jungle" as well as cute baby monkeys carried by their mums - Incredible! Monkeys are not aggressive at all and unprovoked do not come over - just ignore them! You can also buy a bunch of bananas (50,000IDR) and feed them! They jump on your shoulder and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Monkeys roam free in the forest, they are fed and there are human policing other humans, so that humans and monkeys can interact. Keep your valuables secured; monkeys will get their hands in your pockets and will take stuff off your hands. Totally worth it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

we thoroughly enjoyed the monkey forest with the opportunities to interact with them ... kids were intrigued by the experience! has been pouring rain in Ubud since we arrived on 2 Dec... so be there early! rain seems to start around 12.30pm and only stopped in the late afternoon

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Yes it's a tourist attraction but the gardens are beautiful and the monkeys are hilarious and fun to watch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is definitely a must see in Ubud. We got there around 10:30 and walked around for about hour which was definitely enough. We really enjoyed walking up and down every path as each direction leads to a unique view. It's great to see the monkeys in the free roam environment. We didn't take any food or water with us... More 

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