Vintage Market Phuket – Night Market in Kathu

Vintage Market Phuket in Kathu, Phuket

What is Vintage Market Phuket? [toc] Vintage Market Phuket (formerly known as the short lived AWA Kathu Night Market followed by the Bunthai Night Market) is a small market in Kathu, just halfway between Phuket Town and Patong Beach. This is still a very young market but it shows a lot of potential. You can find a lot of very good local food at low prices, a bit of shopping,

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OTOP Market – OTOP Shopping Paradise Patong Beach

OTOP Night Market

OTOP Market [toc] OTOP Market official name is OTOP Shopping Paradise and was initially designed as a local market to promote the handicrafts and original product of each province of Thailand. The unusual word 'OTOP' serves as an acronym for ‘One Tambon One Product’ (which means 'One District One Product'). The location of this market is convenient, on the second road of Patong beach, just 750 metres from the famous

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9 Best Night Markets in Phuket (Updated)

Phuket Night Markets

Where to Find Phuket Night Markets [toc] Night markets in Phuket are always fun, from the new Chillva Market to the giant Naka Weekend Market or the Sunday Walking Market in Phuket Town, almost everyone loves to browse the incredible array of things you don't need. Phuket night markets are intense, colourful, surprising, fascinating, puzzling, smelly, messy, confusing and overwhelming. But night markets all have one thing in common, and

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Phuket Walking Street Weekend Market

Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market

What to Do at Phuket Walking Street Market? [toc] Phuket Walking Street and weekend market is called 'Lard Yai' by locals and is now the most popular attraction in Phuket Town. This weekend street market was an instant success, adding a much-needed event to the historical part of town. Every Sunday from 4 pm to 9 pm (and often beyond) the once quiet Thalang Road turns itself into a busy

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Chillva Market Phuket

Chillva Market Phuket

Exploring the Chillva Night Market [toc] Chillva Market Phuket is one the best weekday night market on the island. Everyone seems to love them, Thai teenagers more than everyone else. Every town in Thailand has a surprising amount of night markets, and they are always packed, so it's no surprise that there are now more than 7 night markets in Phuket. Also, Chillva Market Phuket makes smart use of those

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Malin Plaza Night Market in Patong Beach, Phuket

Malin Plaza Night Market Patong

What to Do at Malin Plaza Market? [toc] Malin Plaza is a relatively new night market at the southern end of Patong Beach that succeeded where other night markets failed because they kept in mind that food is the magnet that makes people come at the first place. The same concept seems to apply to shopping malls just as well. Just walk around at any given evening and see how

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Karon Temple Market – A Local Market in a Temple

Karon Temple

Shop and Try Local Food at Karon Temple Market [toc] The Karon Temple Market has grown steadily in popularity in the past years, and because it only occurs only twice a week (Tuesdays and Fridays), people start to plan their evenings around that event. Night markets have always been popular in Phuket and all over Thailand, but a Temple market sounds so much more exotic. Also, Karon Beach lacks a

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Phuket Weekend Market (Naka Market)

Phuket Weekend Market (Naka Market)

About the Phuket Weekend Market [toc] Phuket Weekend Market or Naka Market or even Chaofa Variety Weekend Market, is an immense night bazaar located near Central Festival in Phuket Town. Occasionally it's even called 'Phuket Chatuchak' by reference to the giant Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok and Thais call it 'Talad Tairod’, which means 'Car Boot Sale'. Actually 'Naka Market' seems to be the name everyone is now using. The

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