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Places to Visit in Seminyak – An Island Escape Like No Other

The area known as Seminyak has become renowned as a popular beach destination. In this appealing locality you will find a host of attractions that will capture the imagination of the visitor.


Petitenget Temple

The well-known Petitenget Temple is considered to be Seminyak's foremost cultural highlight. This ancient shrine features sandstone and red brick buildings which add to the tranquil ambience of this place of worship. By ascending the distinctive dragon staircase you will reach the temple compound's expansive courtyard. Here visitors will see a number of quaint buildings including several interesting shrines as well as a number of pavilions. Petitenget Temple is particularly resplendent at the time of its anniversaries, when it is decorated with parasols and banners and the local devotees perform their prayers wearing their finest temple apparel. This will be a great opportunity for visitors to mingle with the locals and observe the religious festivities.


Echo Beach

This appealing beach attracts more than its fair share of visitors with its many features of interest. Echo Beach is perhaps best known for its appeal to surfers, with outstanding reef breaks for advanced surfers on offer here. In the local tongue this beach is known as 'Pantai Batu Mejan'; this name refers to a local Hindu temple which is located in its proximity. In the environs of the beach you will find lush rice fields which present an appealing sight for the visitor. Echo Beach is also well-known for its splendid seascapes and lovely sunsets which are sure to capture the attention of visitors. In the environs of the beach you will also find a host of excellent cafes located on a high position offering fresh seafood and splendid views for diners.


Biasa ArtSpace

The intriguing Biasa ArtSpace is another venture of the Biasa apparel brand which is based in Bali. Biasa ArtSpace offers an outstanding collection of modern art which is sure to appeal to fashion and art lovers. This gallery regularly displays exhibitions featuring the work of recognized as well as emerging local artists. You will find many kinds of artworks displayed here, including paintings, sculpture, figurines and other artistic creations. On the upper level you will find a small library containing books on art and various magazines amongst comfortable sofas. On your next visit to this gallery you are likely to encounter new artworks as the exhibits change swiftly.


Totem Room Escape Challenge

If you like interesting games and working out riddles you are sure to be captivated by the Totem Room Escape Challenge. Participants will encounter various intriguing scenarios which will transport them into meticulously crafted games or 'worlds'. These varying scenarios require you to solve different puzzles using your wits and reasoning. There will be a timer located overhead which will add to the realism and suspense of the experience. You will see that the games feature varying complexity and levels of difficulty. As you experience the attractions of the area an accommodation option that you may consider would be a hotel in Seminyak, Bali like the attractively located Alila Seminyak.


Seminyak Beach

The popular Seminyak Beach is always a pleasing spot in which to spend quality leisure time. In the environs of the beach you will find attractive dining, entertainment and nightlife options that will appeal to the discerning visitor. You will find many interesting things to do on this stretch of beachfront, including horseback riding; you will be able to ride your mount from the Umalas stables at Canggu all the way down to the Petitenget coast in Seminyak and the Blue Ocean Beach in Legian. The splendid sunsets at Seminyak Beach are an attraction in their own right; you will have the opportunity to watch the sun going down whilst relaxing with your friends at a beachside bar or club.

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