monkey forrest ubud

Monkey Forrest – Ubud

The Ubud Monkey Forrest is a nature reserve and temple complex in Ubud, Bali. It houses approximately 340 monkeys which are known as long-tailed Macaques (Macaca fascicularis). There are four groups of monkeys each occupying different territories in the park. The Sacred Monkey Forrest is a popular tourist attraction in Ubud, and is often visted by over 10,000 tourists a month.

The Monkey Forrest is owned by the village of Padangtegal and village members serve on the Monkey Forrest’s governing council. The Padangtegal Wenara Wana Foundation manages the Monkey Forrest and serves to maintain its sacred integrity and to promote the sacred site as a destination for visitors.

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