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Top Landmarks in Kuta - A Remarkable Locality

The area in Bali known as Kuta is always an enjoyable locality to visit. Here you will find an array of engrossing landmarks that will appeal to the sightseer who wishes to explore this area.


Kuta Square

Kuta Square is a well-known landmark in Kuta that will appeal to the avid shopper. Here you will find an array of fashion shops as well as many dining outlets that will capture the interest of visitors. A highlight here is the department store known as Matahari Kuta Square which contains many fashion outlets as well as a hypermarket. At Kuta Square you will also find retailers offering surf wear in addition to a host of franchised restaurants as well as juice and ice cream parlours. Designer goods and sports brands are popular features at Kuta Square.


St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

This attractive place of worship will appeal to the religious devotee and sightseer alike with its handsome exterior and pleasant setting. It is also a well-known landmark in Kuta that is well-recognized by most local residents. The distinctive appearance of the church has made it an attraction for visitors from abroad as well as the local faithful who frequent this shrine for religious purposes. This church is particularly resplendent in the light of evening when it appears lovely in the fading light. The church is an oasis of tranquillity that never fails to make an impression on the curious visitor.


Petitenget Temple

Petitenget Temple is a significant temple in Bali that boasts a history stretching back centuries. One of the area's important cultural attractions this temple is always an interesting place to explore for the sightseer. The architecture of the temple has been constructed in sandstone and red brick giving it a distinctive appearance. If you ascend the dragon stairway you will be able to enter the expansive courtyard of the temple complex; here you will find features such as various small pavilions and shrines. Petitenget is renowned as one of the local temples which traditionally are regarded to protect the area from evil influences.


Big Tree Farms

The well-known Big Tree Farms is a local produce specialist that is particularly well-known for its splendid headquarters and chocolate factory in Bali. This establishment is also renowned for its expansive bamboo structure that is considered to be one of the largest of its kind in the world. Visitors may have the opportunity to tour the premises of the factory where you will have the opportunity to observe the many different steps that are needed to manufacture quality chocolate. As you experience these enjoyable things to do in Kuta stay at a quality accommodation such as the Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort. This well placed resort is an ideal base from which to head out on such excursions.


Vihara Dharmayana Kuta

This attractive temple is a well-known landmark in Kuta that is sure to make a positive impression on the sightseer. This splendid Buddhist shrine is renowned for being one of the most ancient of its kind in the area, with a history stretching back 200 years. You will find that the principal structures of the temple compound are meticulously maintained, seeming resplendent in their bright colours. You will find that the courtyard of the temple is tranquil and attractive, featuring endless wafts of smoke from the burning incense. Visitors will immediately notice the red tiles of the temple's roof which can be easily spotted from some distance.