Temple in Monkey Forest, Ubud, Bali
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Temple in Monkey Forest, Ubud, Bali

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The Sacred Monkey Forest in Ubud, central Bali, is a nature reserve as well as a sacred Balinese Hindu site and temple complex. A few hundred Balinese long-tailed macaques inhabit this small forest, they are believed to be God's guards of this temple, called Pura Dalem Agung Pedangtegal - the Great Temple of Death. 

We visited the forest in the early morning hours to avoid the crowds that are now visiting the forest on a daily basis. Unfortunately the sky was not very clear but it added to the special atmosphere of this very special place. 

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A: Sacred Monkey Forest Ubud Sanctuary

de Bimo Pakusadewa, la distanta de 30 metri

The presence of sacred forest is a demonstration of the harmonious coexistence of humans and nature. ...

Sacred Monkey Forest Ubud Sanctuary

B: Pura Dalem Agung

de Marco Waagmeester, la distanta de 30 metri

Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal is located in Monkey Forest, Ubud, Bali.

Pura Dalem Agung

C: Early morning in Monkey Forest, Ubud

de Tina Gauer & Oli Burle - www.360tourist.net, la distanta de 70 metri

An impressive bridge in the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud, Bali. Hundreds of Balinese long-t...

Early morning in Monkey Forest, Ubud

D: Monkey forest

de Andrey Ilyin, la distanta de 120 metri

Monkey forest

E: Village temple in the Monkey forest

de Andrey Ilyin, la distanta de 190 metri

Village temple in the Monkey forest

F: Rice field. Just before rain.

de Andrey Ilyin, la distanta de 210 metri

Rice field. Just before rain.

G: Monkey Temple In Ubud Monkey Forest

de Dean Elliott, la distanta de 250 metri

This was the only place that there was not people everywhere in the monkey forest. So that is why i c...

Monkey Temple In Ubud Monkey Forest

H: Poor house in a rice field (Ubud, Bali, Indonesia)

de Malinnikov Ruslan, la distanta de 360 metri

Poor house in a rice field (Ubud, Bali, Indonesia)

I: Ubud : Monkey Forest Rice Fields and Tegal Sari

de Gregory Panayotou, la distanta de 400 metri

Ubud : Monkey Forest Rice Fields and Tegal Sari

J: Swasty cottages bathroom Bali Indonesia

de Jules, la distanta de 410 metri

Swasty cottages bathroom Bali Indonesia

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Text by Steve Smith.

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