Phuket places to visit

Phuket Island Phuket Island has many interesting places to visit, many of which are easy to go to by motorbike or car.

Please take the time to explore and you will be rewarded by sights and lasting impressions of the present and the past.

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Antique Buildings in Phuket Town (Thalang Road)

Visit Antique Sino-Portuguese Buildings on Phuket Island Thailand

The beginning of the tin boom during the nineteenth century led to construction of many fine old mansions and shops still region, is described as Sino-Portuguese, and has a strongly Mediterranean character. Shops present a very narrow face on the street but stretch back a long way. Many, especially on Dibuk Road, have old wooden doors with Chinese fretwork carving. Other streets, forming what might be called 'Old Phuket', with similar structures are Phang-nga Road, Yaowarat Road, Thalang Road, and Krabi Road, and a walking tour of the area is easy and delightful.



Sapan Hin Park in Phuket Town

Visit Amazing Sapan Hin Park in Phuket Town Phuket

This park is actually a land reclamation project that provided abundant new land now used for parks and public facilities at Sapan Hin located where Phuket Road meets the sea in Phuket Town. In the circle is The Tin Mining Monument, shaped like a large drill bit, dedicated to the memory of Captain Edward Thomas Miles, the Australian who brought the first tin dredge to Phuket in 1909. The monument was built in 1969 on the occasion of 60 th anniversary of tin dredging in Phuket. The Phuket Sport Center is located in the park. This is a popular "hang out" for friends and families wanting to enjoy nature and fresh sea breezes. There's always some tasty food vendors in the area.



Sirey Island (connected by bridge to Phuket Town)

Visit Amazing Sirey Island connected by bridge to Phuket Town

Separated from the mainland of Phuket by the Klong Ta Jin, which is a shallow mangrove swamp where local people go to feed the wild monkeys in the early evening. Sirey Island is a twenty square kilometer island connected by a causeway to the city. Wat Koh Sirey on the hill has a large Reclining Buddha and provides fine views of the surroundings. Phuket,s largest settlement of Sea Gypsies or Chao Lay are on Koh Sirey at Laem Tuk-kae. Swimming in this area is not good because of the muddy bottom, There are some popular seafood restaurants on the Eastern Shore.



Phuket Fishing Port

Visit Amazing Phuket Fishing Port in Phuket Town Phuket

If you want to see Phuket's commercial fishing fleet and seafood trading center this is the place. Getting here early, about 6:30-7:00 AM, you can see many styles of Thai fishing boats tying up as they finish their work. But to see the sales of the seafood you'll need to be here between 3:00 AM &9:00 AM. It is from the harbor here, Rassada Harbor, that the ferry boats depart for and arrive from Phi Phi Island




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