The charms of Kuta Beach have turned it into a popular tourist destination since the 1970’s. The 2-km stretch of white sand beach is also known as the Sunset Beach, because its beauty is best shown at dusk. Want to just take your ease by walking or swimming, or would you prefer an exciting surfing lesson? Go ahead – Kuta Beach is only 1 km away from Yan’s House Hotel.
The Pasih Perahu area in Banjar Segara, Kuta, was used as a minor port in the 13th century. It is located in the T-junction of Jalan Kartika Plaza and Jalan Wana Segara. To honour their ancestors who landed there, a miniature boat that encloses a water source was built in the temple Pura Pesanggrahan.
Located in the corner of Jalan Blambangan and Jalan Padri Kuta in Banjar Temacun, Kuta, the vihara with its Chinese ornaments, lanterns, and characters on its walls is open for the public. The Dalai Lama himself visited the vihara in 1982.
In memory and as a prayer to the victims of the Bali Bombings in 2002 and 2005, the Bali Bombing Monument was constructed as a symbol of human sympathy. The monument, which is a landmark of Kuta, is engraved with the names of the 202 victims. It is located in Jalan Legian, right across the street from the site of the bombings.