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Soi Romanee in Phuket Town

Soi Romanee in Phuket Town

    Soi Romanee, in the historical centre of old Phuket town, is a short street with a long and colourful history. Today it is home to souvenir shops, fancy ice cream parlours and small but posh guesthouses.

    Panwa House at Cape Panwa

    Panwa House at Cape Panwa Hotel

      Panwa House is a white Sino Portuguese restaurant surrounded by palm trees, right on the secluded beach of the Cape Panwa Hotel on the east coast of Phuket.

      Dibuk Road in Old Phuket Town

      Dibuk Road in Phuket Town – a Walking Guide

        Dibuk Road is one of the famous old streets of Phuket town you should add to your list while exploring. It’s very colourful and easy to find, with plenty of casual cafes, shops and restaurants to enjoy.

        Thalang Road in old Phuket Town

        Thalang Road in Old Phuket Town – A Walking Guide

          Thalang Road is the most famous street in the historic part of Old Phuket Town. The municipality and owners managed to revive most of the old Sino-Portuguese shophouses and bury the ugly cables Thailand is so famous for.

          Baan Ar Jor Museum Homestay near Mai Khao Beach

          Baan Ar Jor Phuket Museum Homestay

            Baan Ar Jor is a hotel, a restaurant and a museum with a long history that started in 1936. This house has always been one of the most mysterious old mansions of Phuket, standing lonely near Mai Khao Beach in the north of Phuket.

            Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town

            Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town – A Walking Guide

              Phang Nga Road is another historical street that runs parallel to the famous Thalang Road, in Old Phuket Town. Phang Nga Road maybe is less known, but it has a lot of charms, a few local restaurants, and several important historical landmarks and museum

              Thai Hua Museum in Phuket Town

              Phuket Thai Hua Museum

                The Thai Hua Museum on Krabi Road in Phuket Town is a pleasant surprise. We visited it a few years ago when it reopened, and despite being in a beautiful mansion, it was just an empty building.