Phuket Old Town

Phuket Town – A Walking Guide to Old Phuket Town

Phuket Old Town Walking Guide Our Old Phuket Town and Old Street Walking Guide will save you time and effort! The historical part of Phuket is not huge but is rich and exciting enough to explore in half a day. On this page, we break it down by streets and describe the main points of interest and significant landmarks. It’s … Read more

Blue Elephant Mansion the way it looked before

20 Amazing Sino Portuguese Mansions in Phuket

Amazing Mansions of Old Phuket If the Old Sino Portuguese Mansions of Old Phuket Town fascinate you, you are in for a treat. There is more to Phuket than just the well-known Thalang Road, where everyone goes on a Phuket exploration. Yes, it’s a nice walk and a must-do, but if you too have a passion for old houses, you might … Read more

Baan 109 Bar and Restaurant in Phuket Town

Baan 109 Bar and Restaurant in Phuket Town

A fun restaurant on Thalang Road Baan 109 is a fun vintage looking restaurant as well as a casual bar on the popular Thalang Road, the historical street of Old Phuket Town where the famous Sunday Walking Street Market is held every weekend. The name ‘Baan’ means house and the number 109 is the street number. The restaurant is in … Read more

Hog's Head Phuket

Hog’s Head Pub Phuket

Hog’s Head Phuket Hog’s Head Pub is a new fun coffee shop and bar taken straight out of a scene of the Harry Potter’s world and tucked between 2 shophouses on Yaowarat Road in the Old Phuket Town. The pub is somewhat discreet and looks a lot like an Irish pub from the outside, but if you look at the … Read more

Torry's Ice Cream Shop in Phuket Town

Torry’s Ice Cream in Phuket Town

An Ice Cream Shop in a Sino Portuguese Shophouse Torry’s Ice Cream Boutique is a beautiful little coffee shop set in Sino Portuguese shophouse in Soi Romanee in Phuket Town. The homemade ice creams are excellent, and the menu even includes a few variations around Phuket speciality desserts, a perfect break during your exploration of Phuket old streets. Soi Romanee … Read more

Lady Coco in Phuket Town

Lady Coco Phuket restaurant and coffee shop

How is Lady Coco? Lady Coco is a restaurant, coffee shop and Salon de Thé, part of the now legendary ‘The Memory at On On Hotel’ on Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town. The On On Hotels became famous for appearing in the opening of the movie ‘The Beach’, with Leonardo Dicaprio in 2000, making it an extra reason … Read more

Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town

Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town – A Walking Guide

A Walking Guide to Phang Nga Road Phang Nga Road is another historical street that runs parallel to the famous Thalang Road, in the 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 museums. As you walk around, take the time to … Read more

Baan Chinpracha

Chinpracha House Museum (Baan Chinpracha)

A house museum in Phuket Town Chinpracha House (Baan Chinpracha) is one of the most beautiful mansions in Phuket spread all around Phuket Town. Some of these superb Sino-Portuguese style houses are abandoned, and in bad condition, some have been renovated, but Chinpracha House is somehow unique, and in its original condition. It can be visited for 150 baht and … Read more

Thai Hua Museum in Phuket Town

Thai Hua Museum in Phuket Town

What to see at the 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. Thankfully, someone realised the potential of such a great location in the historic streets of old Phuket … Read more

ChimJae Walking Street

ChimJae Walking Street (Vanich Walking Street) in Old Phuket Town

ChimJae Walking Street, also known as Vanich Walking Street, is a new 150 metres long narrow passage that connects Thalang Road to Dibuk Road in the old Phuket Town. This fun local market is covered and has air-con, making it a convenient place to explore when it gets a little too hot or when it starts raining in Phuket. ChimJae … Read more

Dibuk Road in Old Phuket Town

Dibuk Road in Phuket Town – a Walking Guide

Exploring Dibuk Road 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. Dibuk road is parallel and not far from the famous Thalang road, (where you’ll find the Sunday Walking Street Market). … Read more

Thalang Road in old Phuket Town

Thalang Road in Old Phuket Town – A Walking Guide

Exploring Thalang Road 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 buried the ugly cables Thailand is so famous for. Thalang has become selfie heaven. The street is lined with small cafes, traditional or fashionable boutiques and a few … Read more

Soi Romanee in Phuket Town

Soi Romanee in Phuket Town

Exploring Soi Romanee Soi Romanee (Soi Romani), in the historical centre of old Phuket town, is a short street with a long and fun history. Today it is home to souvenir shops, ice cream parlours and small but posh guesthouses, but it wasn’t always like this as long ago, it was the red-light district of Phuket. When we first visited … Read more

Endless Summer Coffee Shop in Phuket Town

Endless Summer Phuket – Coffee Shop and Boutique in Phuket Town

A beautiful heritage coffee shop in Phuket Town Endless Summer is both a coffee shop and a fashion boutique in a magnificent heritage house on Yaowarat road, the very heart of Phuket town. Anyone who walks in front of this beautiful mansion will stop for a photo without a moment of hesitation. However, even though it’s effortless to find and … Read more