Old Phuket Town, Talat Yai

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Go for a stroll through the colorful streets of Old Phuket Town and soak in the eclectic architecture and lively atmosphere of Thailand's former tin-mining capital. Throughout the centuries tin attracted both workers and industrialists from all over the world to Phuket, and today the old part of the city remains famous for its eclectic mix of Chinese mansions, Portuguese houses, and other historical architecture. Many of the once residential buildings now house shops, restaurants, cafes, and small museums. The neighborhood especially comes alive during the Sunday markets, when locals set up stalls with snacks and souvenirs, and street performers showcase their talents to passersby. Using our international travel planner, Phuket Town attractions like Old Phuket Town can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We had a fantastic time in the old town, the people are friendly and you are spoilt for good quality bars and resturants, there is a lovely market on Sundays that has a fantastic selection of street f...  more »
  • Can go Phuket old town? See installation, various colors, exotic, European, and there are also street art chic, take pictures, play. There is a coffee shop, old and new, select access multiple stores.
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  • Nice building and lights to take photo at the night time and there is a night market on every Sunday so the road will be close. There are variety of food and stuff to buy at the market.  more »

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