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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 43 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Its nice to take a look at monkey forest but nothing very special to see apart from trees and monkey. The walking trip it is short so not stress. Monkey are all over the place but not too aggressive. You can buy food for them from the seller outside the forest. Keep your personal belonging hidden at all time or... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Had a great time with my family. We spotted several cute baby monkeys; watched what could only be described as a monkey family soap opera and took some amazing photos. I would recommend a visit though bear in mind the forest is not as large as it sounds so 1-2 hrs should be more than enough unless you're a real... More

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Panaji, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Though the forest is at the edge of Ubud, one hardly comes to know that upon entering. The monkeys are very friendly and fun to play with. Ensure that you do not carry water-bottles or snacks that are visible to the monkeys because be rest assured that they will snatch it from your hand/bag. If you want to feed the... More

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

We were informed by our driver to not go here at night because the monkeys are more aggressive. We did not buy food at the entrance or carry any food into the forest and hid our sunglasses and we didn't encounter any aggressive monkeys. I was a little nervous after reading the reviews but none of the monkeys bothered us.... More

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

A must do visit when in Ubud. We were staying about 200m away from the forest so were also able to see the monkeys on the road whenever we ventured out of our villa and on our roof stealing coconuts. It's 30000Rp for adults and 20000Rp for children below 12 to enter. It does get busy but not so much... More

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

The forest is small, well protected, with a Temple and a nice river. But most important, it is packed with Monkeys! You'll see big and baby ones, still with their mother. Watch your water bottles, they will steal them to drink, and no need to buy bananas, they will come over you all the same...

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Grounds are really well-kept and lovely to walk around in. My favorite was the temple down by the waterfall; there were lots of beautiful sculptures and foliage to look at, very picturesque. Beware the monkeys, though! They can get extremely bold and are very intelligent. They jumped on my boyfriend (literally, two monkeys jumped on him!) when they saw him... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

The Monkey Forest is a must see when in Ubud, there are plenty of resident monkeys around to see and photograph as well as the beautiful temples throughout. Before entering the forest area there is a sign warning you not to hide food as the monkeys will find it - this is very true and should be taken seriously. My... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

This is a must when in Ubud as the grounds are surrounded by lush green Balinese forest and seeing the monkeys in it is surreal! But there are a few things you should not do!! Do not take food, soft drink or buy Banana's as the Monkeys will hound you as soon as you walk in and can get quite... More

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Glen Iris, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Typical tourist rip off The minute you walk in the gate the animals and humans attack Watch your back the monkeys jump on it watch your head and face the monkeys jump on them it's horrible Then you stand around watching them fight each other Some look injured and mangy with open wounds Don't spend your money

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