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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 #11 of 41 attractions in Ubud
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Izegem, Belgium
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

If you want to see monkeys, this is the place to be. There's not much else to see, but the monkeys are lovely. Just be aware that they are really spoiled. Some monkeys are actually fat, because of all the bananas and other stuff they get from visitors. They're not really in the 'wild' - they are extremely used to... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Definitely had a good time here. Feeding the monkeys was entertaining but felt super touristy. There are also some beautiful temples. Be sure to check out the temples down by the water and follow the paths to the end because they are the coolest. Also follow the trail all the way around the back side. The monkey are quite frisky... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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31 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

This was our second trip to the Monkey Forest. The first was ten years ago, when my wife and I were newly married and full of a lot more adventure than we have now. Back then, we came in, bought the bananas, fed the monkeys freely, interacted with the monkeys, and just had a total blast. Some great pics, too.... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

We've just got back from this place and we absolutely loved it. Yes the monkeys can get a little aggressive, but only if they can see you have food that they want. We never took any food in with us and we up close to as many monkeys as we wanted. Lots of photo opportunities to be had here so... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Monkey's . In a forrest . What else is there to say ? I prefer to go here in the early morning or around sunset . The forrest is the most beautiful during these times of the day and the monkey's are a bit more relaxed . If you are in Ubud , there's basically no way around the Monkey... More

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Wangaratta, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Cheap to get into, lovely sorrounds & still used for temple in the Ubud area so off limits to tourists which is ok. The monkeys were mostly friendly although as soon as they see a banana they'll duff you up for it! Don't take things in with you because they'll want them. I bought a sarong from the top stall... More

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San Cataldo, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

The forest is very nice and it is good to have a walk there but my kids were a bit scared with the monkeys. Make sure you go down to the bridge and fish pound which are the nicest place of the journey.

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Silhac, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Monkey forest is funny when travelling with the family... The forest itself is beautiful but can be a bit scary through your journey if monkey are a bit excited. I recommend not to go there with any kind of food (or buy bananas at the entrance) as Monkey will directly spot you! Good point is they have some guards to... More

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Reynella, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

A walk in the forest with the monkeys in Ubud, relaxing and entertaining got some great photos. They may pinch your glasses or earrings , but generally they are quite placid.

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Frankfurt
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Be careful with the sneaky monkeys since they will try to grab hpur wallet or glasses. Also do not listen to some of the monks inside telling you about an special path or secret area. They will ask for money after showing you a regular non interesting place.

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