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Park, Monkey forest

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Park Monkey forest is a nature Park and the Hindu temple complex, located in Ubud, Bali. The official name of the Park sounds like the "Sacred monkey forest" is written on a welcoming Park bench.

The Park is one of the most popular among tourists - every month this reserve is visited by more than 10,000 people. The nature reserve is near the village of tranquil tropical nature.

The Park has three Hindu temple, built in about 1350. The first temple - Pura Dalem Agung tranquil tropical nature, also known as the Main temple, is located in the South-Western part of the Park. The name of the temple translates as "the Great temple of death." The second temple - Pura Beji is located in the North-Western part of the Park, this temple is also called "Temple of the Holy spring." In this temple holds ceremonies for spiritual and physical cleansing before religious ceremonies. The third temple - the temple of Prajapati, is in the northeast part of the Park, there are rites of cremation. Temples play an important role in the spiritual life of the local community, and monkeys are revered by the locals because they are considered the incarnation of mythical warriors of the army of the king of monkeys, Hanuman. The Park is sacred to the locals, some parts of the Park are closed to the public.

The Park is approximately 10 hectares, there are about 115 different species of trees. In the reserve there are about 5 species of monkeys, each species lives in a certain area. The guests are allowed to feed the monkeys bananas, and you should be careful with things - monkeys can snatch out from hands a bag and run away.