Place of the Interest | Sangeh
Sangeh is one of monkey forest in Bali that located in north of Badung regency. You may find below the History, location and facilitiy that you may need to know before visiting this place of interest.
In the seventeenth century during the golden time of the Kingdom of Mengwi, the Kingdom of Mengwi, I Gusti Agung Ketut Karangasem, son of I Gusti Agung Made Agung built a temple in the midle of a nutmeg forest, latter called: Bukit Sari Temple, The nutmeg forest is a holy area very much respected by the local people of Sangeh traditional village and the village nearby, so that it is considered sacred, meanwhile it then develops into a place of interest attracting multi national visitors with hundreds of tame monkey in habitants inside the evergreen tropical forest.
Sangeh is located about 20 Km, north of Denpasar on the way to Pelaga village (the northest village of the regency) or it is about 30 minutes drive from Denpasar by public transport.
The place of Interest is completed with a parking lot, souvenir shops, foodstalls, footpath, etc. Transportation to the place is quite easy since there is a public transportation service available for Denpasar – Blahkiuh (the district capital) route.