The island of Bali is already known by the whole world. Known as one of the parts of the island in Indonesia that has such stunning beauty. Many areas in Bali are known as the best tourist attractions to visit. One of them is like the tourist area of ??Ubud. Because Ubud Bali offers unique arts, culture and natural beauty. In addition, Ubud also offers various types of interesting tourist attractions to visit and vacation activities that are no less interesting. Most places in Ubud are also a favorite place for tourists.
Monkey Forest is one of the favorite places in Ubud. Even though they have never visited this place, tourists will definitely be able to guess from the name, that this place is a place where tourists can see monkeys.
Ubud Monkey Forest – Iconic Tourist Attraction
The Monkey Forest tourist attraction is one of the tourist attractions in Ubud which seems very iconic and represents the entire Ubud tourist attraction. So that this Ubud tourist spot is one of the must-visit places!
Monkey Forest is basically a protected forest area. Inside the Monkey Forest there is also a sacred Balinese Hindu temple called Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal. The original name of the Ubud monkey forest attraction is Mandara Wisata Wenara Wana, but it is better known as the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary.
The Monkey Forest place is also a place with fresh air because in this place there are many towering green trees. Trees visible from the parking area.
The History Of Ubud Monkey Forest
The Balinese Hindu community established this Monkey Forest place with the aim of carrying out their religious principles. Namely Tri Hata Karana which consists of three principles that must be lived to obtain happiness. Therefore, Balinese Hindus also want to make this place a location to be able to maintain human harmony with the environment.
In addition, this place was established as a means of conserving monkeys and trees. Where previously it has been said that in this place there is a temple called Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal. The temple is a place to hold a special ceremony at the temple which is held to honor animals or is called Tumpek Kandang.
Monkey forest attraction opening hours in Ubud, from 08:30 – 18:00 Bali time, the last time you buy a ticket is at 17:30. The best time to visit the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary is at 14:00.
Price of Admission
To be able to enter this place, tourists need to pay an entrance ticket. The entrance ticket has 2 different prices, namely IDR 80,000 per adult and IDR 60,000 per child from 3 - 12 years old.
In addition to the entrance fee, there is also a vehicle parking fee of IDR 2,000 for the first hour per motorbike and IDR 5,000 for the first hour per car. However, for the next hour you are only charged IDR 1,000 for motorbikes and IDR 2,000 for cars. Quite cheap for the things that can be found in this Monkey Forest.
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