Ubud Monkey Forest


Mandala Wisata Wenara Wana also called Ubud Monkey Forest is a place of sanctuary and temple complex in Ubud, Bali. In this place has approximately 340 long-tailed monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) (32 male adults, 19 young males, 77 adult females, 122 juvenile and 54 infants). 

There are four groups of monkeys who occupy different regions in this park. In this place there is also a popular tourist attraction in Ubud, and is often visited by over 10,000 tourists per month. This forest has an area of ​​approximately one-tenth of a square kilometer (approximately 27 acres) and contains at least 115 different tree species. 

The Monkey Forest was also contained a shaped temple called Pura Dalem Agung Temple Padangtegal and also as a "source of Innocence" other temples and used for cremation ceremonies. The place is located in the village Padangtegal and governed by a village council members serve on the Monkey Forest directly. Wenara Wana Foundation Padangtegal managing this place serves to maintain the integrity of chastity and to promote the sacred site as a destination for visitors.


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