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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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8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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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Monkey Forest!! Name says it all

Amazing place with a lot of monkeys. some places in the money forest are like part of movie sets from Jungle book & Indian Jones... amazing but if you do not like monkeys... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Amazing place with a lot of monkeys. some places in the money forest are like part of movie sets from Jungle book & Indian Jones... amazing but if you do not like monkeys... try to avoid this place as they sometimes jump on to you and if your lucky..they will piss on you. do not keep any valuables in loose... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love monkeys and we has a small monkey shake our hands and run across us some are naughty the little ones are cute as pie.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overly hyped. rusty forest. Monkeys are well fed and notorious. really nothing to brag about. Don't include on your tight schedule and better spend more time to see other better ways.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

While we didn't go into the actual forest, we did walk the streets around it. It costs money to enter the monkey forest itself, but near the entrance there were lots of monkeys to be seen, and they were also crossing the road to nearby shops. So you can see the monkeys for free. They are unafraid and will jump... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Apart from getting chased by a monkey because I attempted to open a water bottle for it ( not allowed ) it was a wonderful experience!! If you buy bananas within the forest and hold it above your head or in your hand the monkeys climb you gently to get the banana I even had one chill on my shoulder... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great experience - would recommend to anyone wanting to experience something that everyone will enjoy while you send the day in Ubud - the monkeys all looked health and happy and the scenery was great too

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A wonderful must do experience. There are hundreds of monkeys and plenty of baby monkeys to go ga ga at. I bought a couple of bunches of bananas and enjoyed them climbing on me as I fed them. Make sure you walk the trails as you'll be rewarded with some spectacular forest backdrops

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited here as part of our private tour around Ubud. The monkeys are all over and are quite friendly. They don't grab at your belongings, but you'll want to use caution anyways. The unique trees around the sanctuary are also a sight to see. We spent around 30-40 minutes at the sanctuary, so it's quite worth the $ you... More 

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The grandchildren had fun morning at the Sanctuary. They were loads of fun to watch. There is so much more to see then only the monkeys. Its a great forrest to walk through with so much different flora. I loved

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

First came here 30 years ago when the monkeys were crazy descending from the trees, scowling at you and stealing your fruit, for obvious reasons that has changed so whilst it was still fun it felt a little staid now but still worth the visit if you have never been

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