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Monkey Forest

Monkey Forest Road, Padangtegal Ubud | Padangtegal, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia
62 361 971304
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As featured in 3 Days in Bali and 2 other guides
Ranked #10 of 44 attractions in Ubud
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: In this unusual place of worship, mischievous simians throng among sacred temples and lush greenery.
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Constanta
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

Very nice place . Magic old statues and impressive buildings. Full of monkey which are very bad. They steal water bottles , food and attack people who are not aware. Nice place overall .

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Perth, Australia
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Monkey Forest was a wonderful surprise - I expected simply to see a bit of enclosed jungle with a few monkeys running about, but the place is quite spectacular. Amazing vegetation, impressive design of this sacred forest with carved rock statues and walkways meandering along the river. And of course, the monkeys are a wonderful sight. We had heard from... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

As we travelled with 3 kids (11, 8, 2), Monkey Forest was kind of a must during our visit in Ubud. Well, not sure if it was really worth it… Yes, there are lots of monkeys: old grumpy ones, cute babies, male & female. So they are very easy to spot, almost able to touch (be aware, it is not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Pay on entry. Dont buy any food if you have small kids.Wow small friendly money's compared to others in Bali. These guys are so well feed and used to people, yes they will take your hat and camera. But soon drop it once they realise its not food. Dont smile at them, showing your teeth is a form of aggression.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Totally enjoyed however beware of monkey's stealing your water bottles.... They actually manage to unscrew the lids and drink from the bottle. Well worth a visit

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Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Wonderful Forest. Beautyfull tempels are sometimes a bit hidden in the Forest. Funny with all the Monkeys around... Go early, then are not so much People there...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

A must when you visit Ubud, expect to pay 30,000rps for as long as you want to stay transfixed with the life of a Monkey and all their friends/family or foes. The action is non stop from monkeys fighting for attention whether it be a game of tag, someone miffed that their grooming time was too short or a lovers... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

This place has a unique atmosphere - enjoyed it to the fullest and got some decent monkey photo-shots!

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Melbourne
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Really enjoyed our time in the forest. I'm a huge animal lover and really enjoyed seeing the monkeys up so close. There is no need to be nervous about them as long as your cautious (don't have things hanging out of bag, don't carry bottled water in hand) etc. the temples inside are stunning - we loved the erie look... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Lots of fun watching naive tourists get harassed by hungry monkeys. If you are buying the bananas near the entrance to the forest to feed the monkeys, when you buy them, put them in a bag or somewhere out of sight until you are ready to feed the monkeys. As soon as the monkeys see you have bananas, they will... More

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