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Updated by Lavinia Woolf on May 07, 2015
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05 Must Visit Places in Seminyak – A Mosaic of Wonders

The beach, the breeze, the history and the beauty, Seminyak offers a world of attractions to the tropical holiday maker. Below are 5 fantastic locations that no visitors to Seminyak should ever miss out


Petitenget Temple

The spiritual essence of Seminyak is just as prominent as the culture and history prevalent in the region. The Petitenget Temple is a looming proof of this spirituality and is Seminyak's sole and central cultural landmark. Dating back several centuries in the past, this historical place of worship comes to life during its festive 210-day anniversary. From the characteristic architecture to the exquisite interiors, there is something to learn, see and admire in every inch of the Petitenget Temple. Located just a hop, skip and a jump away from the famous Petitenget beach, the temple is a popular stop over among many beach visitors. As the sun casts an orange hue on the sky as it makes its way down, the scenery amidst the Petitenget Temple is absolutely picture perfect.


Biasa ArtSpace

Bali is an artsy location and at the Biasa Art Space you can watch the artistic side of Bali come to life in the series of exquisite exhibits on display here. The art space features a fine collection of contemporary art that has always appealed to both art and fashion lovers. Every now and then exhibitions are held which features the highly talented Indonesian artists some of whom are just emerging in the industry. Paintings, figurines and enigmatic sculpture are all part of the awe-inspiring works displayed at the Biasa Art Space.


Echo Beach

A recently christened Surf spot in Bali, the echo enjoys a good number of visitors and is slowly becoming quite the hip and happening hang out spot in Bali. Locally named 'Pantai Batu Mejan', after a significant Balinese Hindu sea temple on site, the beach boasts exquisite landscape complete with lush rice fields and roaring waves. Apart from the advanced reef breaks that has caught the attention of surfers in particular, the Echo Beach is also known for its fresh and hot seafood and clean unspoiled shores. Ideal for sunbathing, swimming and strolling, there is quite a bit you can do in this part of Seminyak.


Kendra Gallery

Another Art Space in Seminyak, the Kendra art Gallery allows visitors to freely drop in and browse through the plethora of exquisite art exhibits on display. There is something tranquil about the pieces displayed at Kendra and merely admiring them does wonders to the soul. Strategically located in the heart of the city, the gallery is surrounded by a leafy garden setting complete with a well-manicured lawn. During exhibition evenings the lawn serves well as a point for gatherings.


Seminyak Beach

The biggest attraction in all of Seminyak is the pristine Seminyak beach. Known for its exquisite collection of hotels and resorts, the Seminyak beach is calm, soothing and absolutely tranquil in comparison to kuta and Legian. Home to several of the best Bali Villas Seminyak is popularly favored among tourists than locals. The Samaja Villas Kunti is particularly exotic and gives guests the best experience in Seminyak. Apart from the beach, this coastline is also known to have the island's best dining, nightlife and entertainment venues.