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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

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Open today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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In this unusual place of worship, mischievous simians throng among sacred temples and lush greenery.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
+62 361 971304
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Reviewed yesterday

The Ubud monkey forest is one of the attractions of Bali not just for the monkeys which you can see and feed but the natural beauty is what is the most attractive part. I loved this place for it's scenery and peaceful environment. Lots to...More

Thank Alok_Nahata
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When you are in Ubud it’s a must. Easy access you pay 50 000 per person and walk around the Sanctuary as long as you wish. Be aware of cheeky monkeys they will go for water bottles on the side of your rucksack, any food...More

Thank Vicki196
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was told not to go. The risk of been attacked by monkeys was too great. I nearly listened and I would have really missed a special treat. It is huge and utterly amazing. What a treat. And it cost $5:00AUS!!! We did see monkeys...More

Thank Therese N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This Monkey Forest is a sacred site for the Balinese. Monkeys especially the monkey King held a special place in the Ramayana. I like to come here, sit under one of the old banyan trees near a bridge, close my eyes, and meditate. I found...More

Thank harmony101
Reviewed yesterday

You can't pass it up with kids and we had no trouble when abiding by the recommendations. Amazing how many people don't and fall victim to the little rascals

Thank davidhE679OB
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s the people that got under my skin. Perhaps the signs need to be in every language, because nearly everything it says not to do was being done by the tourists. These are wild animals in a limited habitat with swarms of humans taking photos...More

Thank Lani S
Reviewed yesterday

This place is very cool, and not just for the monkeys running around! The jungle itself is beautiful and a nice break from the heat. The monkeys are also super cute.

Thank Jon M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good, but not worth the buzz. Monkeys are a little bit dangerous and they steal things!! Just be careful with your stuff!

Thank Mahmoud K
Reviewed yesterday

They really steal things they can reach! But it's the part of experience :) Lots of trees, water, really feels like a sacred ground with monkeys everywhere around you.

Thank Agnieszka K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I found the whole experience absolutely terrifying-call me crazy but monkeys jumping on my head is not my idea of fun!!!!!

Thank Amanda R
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10 May 2018|
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Response from Anna B | Reviewed this property |
I haven’t seen any lockers there. I was walking with my backpack.
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Gregory G
18 March 2018|
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Response from 3jacintaw | Reviewed this property |
Hi. My daughter was bitten but the bite didn’t break the skin- just bruised so not needing an Injection
Jillian K
23 February 2018|
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Response from Orest Z | Reviewed this property |
In fact, it was raining when we came. Monkeys like water and even play in it. They are wet and can make your clothes dirty, but only if you take a monkey for photo