Sangeh Forrest

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

Sangeh forest is not just famous for monkeys benign, but also because of vast forest area is ​​10 acres. Pala homogeneous forest, seeds are not edible and the Castle Hill Sare, which is a relic temple 17th century of the Mengwi Empire.

Historically, the existence of the Bukit Sare temple is closely associated with the Mengwi kingdom. Bukit Sare temple was founded by Anak Agung Anglurah, Karang Asem Shakti, the adopted son of Mengwi Cokorda Blambangan Shakti. He was the son of Karang Asem Anglurah Supreme Sakti did penance "Rare" is imprisoned as befits baby or young children. He got the inspiration to make a temple in Sangeh forest since Sare temple stands in the middle of woods fitting nutmeg.

The local people believe that Sangeh's name is closely associated with the presence of Sangeh forest Pala, which comes from 2 words. Sa means people and Ngeh means looking at, so Sangeh means Looking at the monkey. The timber said that in Gunung Agung to one of the islands, which is in the West, because of the way it turns out there are looking. It will be eventually stopped in the trees and up to now, the place is called Sangeh.