Phuket 10/11/2017


Phuket, one of the southern provinces of Thailand consist of the largest island of Thailand; Phuket, and 32 more, smaller islands. We thought it would be a great weekend getaway knowing that is included in the top 5 destinations to spend New Year's Eve. Below you will find a few places that you wouldn't want to miss, when in Phuket. 

  

  1. Two Heroines Monument 

Address: Thanon Thepkrasattri, Amphoe Thalang, Phuket 

Opening hours: Daily, 24hrs 

The story goes like this, it's the year 1785, two heroic sisters lead the locals – including many women – to a fight against Burmese invaders and win the battle. The two sisters were disguising women as male soldiers and used every force they had to stop the invaders. Their battle was not in vain as the Burmese invaders gave up their siege after a month. Making the two sisters heroes.  

 

  1. Thalang National Museum 

Address: 229 Soi Lak Mueang 1, Tambon Si Sunthon, Amphoe Thalang, Chang Wat Phuket 83110, Thailand 

Opening hours: Saturday to Friday 9am to 10pm 

If you want to discover life in old Phuket, see up close ancient artifacts, war materials and remains discovered on the coast then you know where to go! Visit Thalang National Museum and enter the world of Phuket history!!  

 

  1. Patong Beach 

Address: Patong Beach, Patong, Kathu District, Phuket 83150, Thailand 

Opening hours: Daily, 24hrs 

It is no surprise that Patong Beach is the most popular touristic destination of the island as it is the most developed beach in Phuket. With its fine white sand, it is a heavenly beach of 3 km long, located 15 km from Phuket town. Along the beach you will find hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions, nightclubs and ofcourse watersports!! As for sunset lovers, Kalim, the northern end of Patong Bay is a popular spot.   

 

  1. Karon View Point 

Address: 4233, Tambon Karon, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83100, Thailand  

Opening hours: Daily, 24 hrs 

What's better than seeing an iconic spot in a city? Enjoying a picturesque view of the whole city from a hilltop! 

 

  1. Phuket Aquarium 

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

Opening hours: Daily,, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm 

You can't go to Phuket and skip the Phuket Aquarium! Established as part of the Phuket Marine Biological Centre in 1983 it attracts approximately 300,000 visitors per year. The number speak on their own, are you going to be one of those 300,000 visitors this year? 

  1. The Big Buddah of Phuket 

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

Opening hours: Daily, 24hrs 

Last, but definitely no least, in our list is the Big Buddah of Phuket. Thai people are very religious and have great respect for their royalty as well as Buddah. Up in the mountains you will find a 45 meters long image of Buddah covered in white Burmese marble! 

 

Do you agree with our list? What would you include? If you are visiting Phuket, I hope you enjoy your time there! 

 

Emily from StayPlanet 

 

 

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phuket_Province#Attractions  

 

 

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