House For Hundreds Of Monkeys In Ubud
Bali Ubud Monkey Forest is a small rain forest dwelt by some group of monkeys. It is strategically located in the heart of Ubud Village. Its full name as written on a welcome sign is the Padangtegal Mandala Wisata Wanara Wana Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. This forest dwelt about 340 (Macaca fascicularis) monkeys.
ABOUT UBUD MONKEY FOREST
Ubud Monkey Forest is also known as Sacred Monkey Forest of Padangtegal. This forest is dwelt about 340 (Macaca fascicularis) monkeys. These monkeys are believed as the guard for Dalem Agung Temple, a Hindu Temple exist in the middle of forest. There are three Holy Temples can be found at this monkey forest and estimated built in the middle of 14 century. We can also discover Permandian Temple, in Westside of this forest and Prajapati Temple. Ubud Monkey Forest offers cool walks along paved pathways through a leafy forest. Being a tourism attraction, the Ubud Monkey Forest is well known for its conservation efforts. Research and studies are regularly carried out for observing the monkeys’ health, diet and breeding habits.
LOCATION OF UBUD MONKEY FOREST
Ubud Monkey Forest is located on Jalan Monkey Forest, it’s on the southern part of Ubud and around 3km from central Ubud. The distance from Kuta is around 55 km, from Sanur around 40 km, and from Nusa Dua area around 65 km. If you are interested to come to Ubud Monkey Forest, you can contact the local travel company in Bali. We advise you to contact Bali Star Island as a reliable travel company on the island of Bali.