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Overview of Phuket

Phuket is approximately the size of Singapore, and one of the largest islands in Thailand. The range of activities this province offers is quite astonishing. 

Tourists from all over the world enjoys Phuket’s beautiful serene beach, turquoise blue ocean,  wonderful Thai hospitality, great range of gastronomic affairs, vast range of resorts and B&Bs, and nightlife.

 Phuket was known as Junkseilon and many Western tradesmen competed to trade through Phuket. Phuket offers various colours of culture. It is one unique place in the world where local Thai people, foreign expats, and tourists commingle harmoniously.

Located on the Andaman Sea 

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Laem Phromthep

Laem Phromthep

If you want to see the luscious Andaman Sea bend around Phuket, then you come here, to the island’s southernmost point. Crowned by a mod lighthouse shaped like a concrete crab, and an evocative elephant shrine, you’ll stay a while. At sunset the hordes descend ...

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Laem Singh beach

Laem Singh Beaches

Local beach boffins will tell you that Laem Singh is one of the best capes on the island. Walled in by cliffs, there is no road access so you have to park on the headland and clamber down a narrow path. You could camp here and eat at the rustic roadside seafood ...

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Phuket Fantasea

Phuket Fantasea

A US$60 million cultural theme park’ located just east of Hat Kamala. Despite the billing, there aren’t any rides, but there is a show that takes the colour and pageantry of Thai dance and combines this with state-of-the-art light-and-sound techniques that ...

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Thalang National Museum

Thalang National Museum

The museum contains five exhibit halls chronicling Phuket’s history and tracing the various ethnicities found in southern Thailand. The legend of the ‘two heroines’ (memorialised on the nearby monument), who supposedly drove off an 18th-century Burmese invasion ...

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Phuket

Phuket

Phuket is Thailand’s largest island, approximately the size of Singapore. Phuket nestles in Andaman Sea waters on Thailand’s Indian Ocean coastline, located 867 kilometers south of Bangkok. Phuket is blessed with magnificent coves and bays, powdery, palm-fringed ...

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Wat Phra Thong

Wat Phra Thong

Phuket’s ‘Temple of the Gold Buddha’ is half buried so that only the head and shoulders are visible above ground. According to local legend, those who have tried to excavate the image have become very ill or encountered serious accidents. The temple is particularly ...

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Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park

Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park

The 125-sq-km Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park , just south of town, is a splendid collection of sea cliffs, mountains, beaches, estuaries, forested valleys and mangroves. The park is home to hornbills, drongos, tapirs, gibbons, monkeys and the seldom-seen Asiatic ...

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Phuket Thaihua Museum

Phuket Thai Hua Museum

This flashy museum, formerly a Chinese language school, is filled with photos and exhibits on Phuket’s history, some more interesting than others like the Chinese Migration and Tin Mining Era exhibits to the those on Local Cuisine. There's also an overview of ...

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