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Sangeh Monkey Forest

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Desa Adat Sangeh, Kecamatan Abiansemal, Kabupaten Badung | Abiansemal, Sangeh 80353, Indonesia
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Pala Sangeh forest inhabited by gray long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) numbering approximately 600 tails, and where they would not be separated from faith communities that consider themselves incarnation Warrior Princess who changed his form into the monkeys that inhabit the forest Sangeh Pala. Therefore, people will not dare to bother about their existence, because they diangagap Kera disakralan Saints were a blessing to the community and surrounding Sangeh. They also like the life of community life in Bali where they have a group (Banjar) divided into (3) group (Banjar), namely the eastern, central and western parts, and each group will have their respective leaders. What is unique about their lives, their competition among males-sires, which will always compete: in its group fight so King / Chairman, and the other groups will compete for territory, the group who is the most powerful will dominate the middle group, the most abundant source of food , Due to the presence of Heritage is very sacred by the community and surrounding Sangeh, For travelers who are menstruating are not permitted to enter the temple. Each visitor will always accompanied toured by local guides, in order to maintain the security and comfort.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Desa Adat Sangeh, Kecamatan Abiansemal, Kabupaten Badung | Abiansemal, Sangeh 80353, Indonesia
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"friendly monkeys"
in 12 reviews
"monkey forest"
in 42 reviews
"tall trees"
in 4 reviews
"cheap admission"
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"beautiful statue"
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"aggressive monkeys"
in 5 reviews
"horror stories"
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"interesting history"
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"take photos"
in 7 reviews
"local guide"
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"baby monkeys"
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"monkeys running"
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"entrance ticket"
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"great photos"
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"fun experience"
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"shoulder"
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"nutmeg"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another of the must sees while in Bali. The Sangeh Monkey Forest was rich in culture and full of monkeys that had helpful staff on hand to walk with you as guides while strolling around the grounds. This was one of the tourist attractions that...More

Thank Juanita L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove last this place on our scooter and thought it looked out of this world. The fauna was incredible from afar. Walking through the forest was incredible, the trees are so tall and there are so many monkeys. My only problem was the workers...More

Thank alex G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I visited in early May. The forest is small (you'll be done in 30 to 45 minutes) with a lot of monkeys who are not shy to come close and jump on you. especially if they think you have food in your...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here on the way to Taneh Lot to see the sunset. We had avoided the Monkey Forest thing until now, as I am not a big monkey fan. Rather than being one of the "cute/like hairy babies/I want one to take home" brigade,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The drive to Sangeh brings you through a few villages and some main roads. Upon reaching you will be surprised at the sudden appearance of very tall trees amongst flat Balinese houses. Walking among the tall trees will bring you to a magical retreat from...More

Thank Gerryte
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Loved this so much more than ubud The monkeys are so much calmer and nicer here The workers were very chatty and I learned a bit about the monkeys from them Even had a few close up moments 💜

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Reviewed April 20, 2018

The Sangeh Monkey Forest is really pretty and cooling with all the trees. There's over 600 monkeys that run about freely in the forest and entry with a guide was only roughly $3 NZD per person. Our guide walked along with us, teaching us about...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

My mom really wanted to go see the nutmeg trees, so we all went despite not being thrilled about the monkeys (two had run across the street and climbed on me in Ubud the day before). Our driver came in for free, and a "photographer"...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

During my vacation to Bali, my family and I went somewhere. The place is sangeh monkey forest. a sangeh monkey forest is a place where a lot of small monkeys. In addition to the many monkeys there as well as a place of worship. as...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

I felt this was far more dangerous than the monkey forest in Ubud. I wanted to go to the "Male-Female" tree, as shown in the tourist map. But the path toward it, was packed with angry and fighting monkeys. I asked the staff to accompany...More

Thank Cha027
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968Chris
July 10, 2017|
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Response from Winatabarijin | Property representative |
The tree in Sangeh is a homogeneous forest. The nutmeg tree. Cheaper entrance fee. Not many stairs Not many tourists Tame monkeys There are guides outside and inside the forest, so it's safer There is a photographer who... More
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December 5, 2015|
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1 hour and 20 minutes from Benoa Cruise line by car.
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