Popular Things To Do In Phuket

Phuket is a beautiful island in Andaman Sea surrounded by beautiful green mountains. It has many pristine beaches and clear waters. You can find here some of the best beaches in Thailand. Apart from these beaches you can take a visit to the famous Phuket city, narrow streets and markets, National Parks, monuments etc. Best among the visitor attractions:

1. Big Buddha

Address: ยอดเขานาคเกิด Karon, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83100, Thailand.

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Big Buddha Photo

This is one of the popular tourist attractions in Phuket. The Great Buddha of Phuket is situated on the hilltop of Nakkerd, Chalong. This is the major landmark of this Island. This marble Buddha has 45meters tall and 25.45 metres and when you reach at the top you can enjoy the panoramic views of the Island. The construction was completed in 2004 and became the 3rd largest Buddha statue in Thailand.

2. Simian Islands, Thailand

Address: Similan Islands, Lam Kaen, Thai Mueang District, Phang-nga, Thailand.

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Simian Islands, Thailand Photo

There are nine major islands and all are equally good for snorkeling. Clear blue water, white sand beaches, variety of marine life are the peculiarity of these Islands. This is a National Park named Mu KO Similan.

3. Phuket Town

Address: Phuket, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand.

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Phuket Town Photo

You can take a pleasure trip to the Old town of Phuket to see the colourful buildings, Sino-Portuguese buildings, temples, shrines etc. If you want to learn the history and culture of Phuket, take a visit to Thai Hua Museum, and there is a famous Chinese Temple called Jui Tui Shrine. There are lot of shopping opportunity and you can find restaurants serving delicious dishes at cheaper rate.

4. Patong Beach

Address: Pa Tong, Kathu District, Phuket, Thailand.

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Patong Beach Photo

Pa Tong beach is located on the west coast of Phuket Island and one the most populous beach in Thailand. The long white sand beach attract visitors with its clear blue waters, plenty of sun beds, water sports activities, bars, cafes , restaurants and luxury resorts. This is one of the most beautiful beaches in this Island.

5. Karon Beach

Address: Karon Beach, Karon, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83100, Thailand.

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Karon Beach Photo

This is another pristine beach in the west coast of Phuket Island. This is perfect destination for spending a family holiday over here with lot of fun. It also has long white sand and turquoise waters, luxury resorts etc. This is a popular swimming and sunbathing destination in Phuket Island.

6. Wat Chalong

Address: 70 หมู่ที่ 6 Chao Fah Tawan Tok Rd, Chalong, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand.

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Wat Chalong Photo

This famous Buddha temple is situated on Chalong, a 19th century temple attract visitors with its amazing architecture, Buddha paintings, golden statues and gardens. This is very important one among 29 Buddha temples in Phuket. The mural images over here tell us the life story of Buddha.

7. Phang Nga Bay

Address: Phang Nga Bay, Thailand.

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Phang Nga Bay Photo

What makes Phang Na Bay is so popular among visitors is the vertical sheer limestone cliffs. This is located in between Phuket Island and Thailand?s main Island. You can also find small small islands and mangrove forests over here. Boat trips are available for more spectacular views of this Bay.

8. Bangla Road Nightlife

Address: 27 Bangla Road, Kathu, Pa Tong, Phuket 83150, Thailand.

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Bangla Road Nightlife Photo

If you want to refresh after a long busy day, you can stop at Bangla Road. You can enjoy one of the colourful and vibrant nightlife over here with number of night clubs, bars, parties, restaurants etc.

9. Rawai Village

Address: 22/9 4233 Rawai Beach 83130, Thailand.

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Rawai Village Photo

You can explore this fishing village and you can learn the lifestyles of sea gypsies over here. You can find number of colourful fishing boats over here and there is places where you get spicy and fresh sea food dishes. You can enjoy sailing also over here.

10. Sirinat National Park

Address: 89/1 หมู่ที่ 1 Sakhu, Thalang District, Phuket 83140, Thailand.

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Sirinat National Park Photo

This National Park was established in 1981, and located on the north-western coast of Phuket Island. It has amazing four beaches and popular for rich and colourful marine life. It protects coniferous forests, coral reefs, beaches as places for sea turtles to lay their eggs, mole crabs, and seashells.

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