Sangeh Forrest

Sangeh Forest Tourist Park initiated on January 1, 1969 and started having stability in 1971. With development funding comes from voluntary donations charged to each visitor who visits the sights Sangeh. Starting January 1, 1969 subject to import levies by law of Level II Badung. In tourism management techniques Sangeh fully the authority of the traditional village manager Sangeh.

Forest Sangeh not just famous for monkeys benign, but because of the vast forest area of ​​10 acres. Pala homogeneous forest, seeds are not edible and also the Castle Hill Saree which is a relic Temple The 17th century at the height of empire Mengwi.

Historically, the existence of Pura Bukit Sare is closely associated with the royal Mengwi. Pura Bukit Sare founded by Anak Agung Anglurah, Karang Asem Shakti, the adopted son King Mengwi Cokorda Blambangan Shakti. He, son of Karang Asem anglurah Supreme Sakti did penance "Rare" is imprisoned as befits a baby or young children. He got the inspiration to make a temple in the forest Sangeh Pala, since that's when the Temple Mount Saree is standing in the middle of the woods fitting nutmeg.

According to mythology which is believed by Sangeh and surrounding communities, Sangeh name closely associated with the presence of Forests Sangeh Pala which comes from two words meaning the people and ngeh mean look. Sangeh means see monkey. The timber is said that in the course of Gunung Agung to one of the island where the West, because of the way it turns out there are looking, it will eventually stop in the trees and up to now called Sangeh.