Monkey Forest Ubud
Monkey Forest Ubud – Padang Tegal Villages Ubud Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary – Wanara Wana. Monkey forest called Wanara Wana in balinese language. Monkey Forest Ubud is located in Padang Tegal Village near from Ubud art market and about 5 minutes from Ubud Palace.
Ubud Monkey Forest is dwelt by 200 monkeys, pertained to long tail inclusive macaques or macaca fascicularis group which owns the wide disseminating area. Among the amount monkeys living in this forest, there are 23 adult male, 79 adult female and 98 still baby. All the monkeys in this forest consisted of three groups, dwell certain area and use the certain place and certain time. However, it also happened that entire group can use the forest and whenever two groups are existing at same place and time, they will fight each other. These monkeys are believed as Gods Guard of Dalem Agung Temple, The Hindu Temple exist in the middle of forest. There are three Holy Temples in this monkey forest and those are existing surround the forest and it is estimated built in the middle of 14 century, in the early governance of Gelgel dynasty.
Dalem Agung Temple is located in northwest from the forest represent the existence of most important temples. Beside of two others, that are Permandian Temple, in Westside from this forest and Prajapati Temple which is located in south-east side where the place of Dewa Siwa (Siwa God), one of the Khayangan Temple in Padang Tegal Village.
Important think not to disturb monkeys in their habitat and we must realized as a guest here. Please keeps walks in safe road. Monkeys might be aggressive if you enter their territory’s. Never ever disturb monkeys with what ever your reasons, if you give them food please do it carefully and never ever to draw it again. you must keep the whole trees and animal on this forest. this area is sacred and keep important archaeological inheritance inside. try to enjoy the beautiful and miracle this place at the same time means you protect an appreciate the living inside, too. Bali Tours – Ubud Tours and visit Monkey Forest Ubud