20 Best Things to See and Do in Phuket Town

Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town

What to Do in Phuket Town [toc] Phuket Town is a surprising treasure trove of things to do and to experience if you decide to spend a day away from the beach. The old streets add to the many reasons why Phuket is so unique. Think about it! Yes, there are many islands in the world with beautiful beaches, but not many of them combine amazing beaches, amazing landscapes and

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Phuket Town Maps

Old Phuket Town

Maps of Phuket Town [toc] These maps of Phuket Town shares some of the places we visited and other popular places travellers talk the most about, broken down by streets or areas. We keep adding points of interest, restaurants and hotels, plus information to help you plan your next holiday in Phuket as often as possible! Map of Phuket City [maxbutton id="3" url="https://www.phuket101.net/what-to-do-in-phuket-town/" text="Go to Phuket Town ►" ] Map

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

ChimJae Walking Street

[toc] 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 Walking Street passage is very discreet and easy to

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B Cat Cafe in Phuket Town

B Cat Cafe in Phuket Town

A Cat Cafe in Old Phuket Town [toc] B Cat Cafe is a fun place where every cat lovers can sit and play with furry and fluffy felines while enjoying a cake and a drink. The location on Thepkasattri Road, just next to the old historical street of Phuket Town makes it very convenient, as you can explore the famous Thalang Road and Dibuk Road, then take a well-deserved break

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Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town – A Walking Guide

Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town

A Walking Guide to Phang Nga Road [toc] 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 look at the superbly renovated architecture. [caption id="attachment_32893" align="alignnone"

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Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market

Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market

What to Do at Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market? [toc] Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market is called 'Lard Yai' by locals and is now the most popular attraction in Phuket Town. This 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 street.

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Dibuk Road in Phuket Town – a Walking Guide

Dibuk Road in Old Phuket Town

Exploring Dibuk Road [toc] 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). It stretches for 800 meters, from the old Dibuk

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Thalang Road in Old Phuket Town – A Walking Guide

Thalang Road in old Phuket Town

Exploring Thalang Road [toc] 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 restaurants. All have one thing in common: A few

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Soi Romanee in Phuket Town

Soi Romanee in Phuket Town

Exploring Soi Romanee [toc] Soi Romanee, in the historical centre of old Phuket town, is a short street with a long and fun history. Long ago, Soi Romanee was known to be the red-light street of Phuket town, where one would find brothels, opium dens, gambling houses and other similar 'innocent' entertainments. When we first visited it, less than 20 years ago, the street was just a ghost from the

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Nom Jeen Phuket – Kanom Jeen Restaurant in Phuket Town

Nom Jeen Phuket

A great Kanom Jeen restaurant [toc] Nom Jeen Phuket is a beautiful and relaxing new local restaurant serving delicious kanom jeen on the outskirt of Phuket Town. There are quite a few kanom jeen shops around the island but this one feels very relaxed and trendy in a casual young fashion, and yet, it's not expensive! Obviously, Nom Jeen Phuket specializes mostly in kanom jeen, a much loved Thai speciality

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Central Phuket Floresta Shopping Mall

Central Floresta Phuket

Central Phuket got bigger [toc] Central Phuket Floresta sounds like another mall on the island but is just a massive extension of the good old Central Festival. With an ever-growing population, Phuket Festival was just getting too crowded, parking was getting impossible and weekends were seriously packed. As it is on the outskirt of Phuket town it somehow addresses more to locals than tourists  The first year was a bit

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Baan Mae Taan Restaurant in Phuket Town

Baan Mae Taan Restaurant in Phuket Town

A good local restaurant in Phuket Town [toc] Baan Mae Taan is a very good local Thai restaurant in Phuket Town. It is slightly away from the old streets of historical Phuket, where the tourist crowd always go for their selfies and therefore addresses more to a local clientele, and that is a good sign! In Thailand, impress the locals with their own specialities has become increasingly difficult, and even

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Andasi Restaurant inside Aquaria Phuket

Andasi Underwater Restaurant at Aquaria Phuket

Dining with the fish in Phuket Town [toc] Andasi Restaurant offers an unusual dining experience within Aquaria, the new giant aquarium of Central Floresta in Phuket Town. We decided to give it a try, and the experience was better than expected. The price tag is rather high, and the amount of tables available inside the 'tunnel' is very limited, so make sure you book well in advance. We previously visited

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8 Best Thai Restaurants in Phuket Town – Where to Eat in Phuket Town?

Thai restaurant in a heritage house in Phuket Town

Where to Eat in Phuket Town? [toc] Enjoying local Thai food in the old Phuket town after a day of exploration is an experience no one should miss. Fortunately, there are plenty to choose from, some are fancy, some are cheap, and some are in amazingly beautiful heritage houses. Here, we only list the restaurants serving real Thai food. Some of them serve some excellent Phuket specialities you really should

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Index Living Mall Phuket – a large furniture mall in Phuket Town

Index Living Mall Phuket

Index Living Mall Phuket [toc] Index Living Mall is large furniture and home improvement shopping mall on the outskirt of Phuket Town, just next to the Bangkok Phuket Hospital is and, where many fancy shopping malls are such as Central Festival. This shop addresses the mid-range market by offering a wide range of furniture at affordable prices. Index Living Mall has been opened for a very long time, and the

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Siam Niramit Phuket

Siam Niramit Phuket Show

Is Siam Niramit Phuket worth watching? [toc] Siam Niramit Phuket is a surprising show narrating 700 years of Thailand history. The stage is immense, the choreography involving more than a hundred people is spotless. The narration is simple and clear enough for everyone to understand each scene. The superb sound system immerses you in a fantastic world based on centuries of Thai myths and legends. It is seriously impressive. It

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Where to See Monkeys in Phuket? – Monkey Hill Phuket Town

Monkey Hill Phuket

Where to See Monkeys in Phuket? [toc] Update: Monkeys are unpredictable and can be dangerous! Never feed them by hand. Accidents are not unusual and they are not worth risking your holiday or even your life! Phuket Monkey Hill is the best-known monkey playground on the island, a hill covered with immense red and white antennas in the back of Phuket Town. That hill may be easy to see, but

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