Banzaan Market in Patong Beach

Banzaan Market in Patong

What to buy and eat at Banzaan Fresh Market? [toc] Banzaan Market in Patong Beach is an excellent experience during your holiday. It's easier to access than most local markets since it is just behind the gigantic Jungceylon Shopping Mall. So get your first glimpse of fun-looking Thai fruits, amazing fishes, strange veggies and colourful sweets! Banzaan Fresh Market (‘Banzaan’ is the Hokkien for 'fresh market') is very clean and

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Index Living Mall Phuket

Index Living Mall Phuket

A large furniture mall in Phuket Town [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. The Index Mall opened a very long time, and the

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11 Best Souvenirs to Easily Buy in Phuket

Elephant Pants in Phuket

What to buy in Phuket for your friends? [toc] What souvenirs should you buy in Phuket for your friends? Something that doesn't cost a fortune doesn't take much space in a suitcase, and most of all: is something typical of Thailand. Phuket is genuinely heaven for shopping. From street shopping and night markets to international shopping malls and department stores, the range of souvenirs you can buy in Phuket will,

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Phuket Indy Night Market in Phuket Town

Phuket Indy Market - Phuket Town

Fun Shopping in Phuket Town [toc] Phuket Indy Night Market is a fun, young, creative little night market in Phuket Town, located on Limelight Avenue, a small lane off Dibuk Road, not far from the well-known Raya Restaurant. It's not as popular as it used to be, but it's still an interesting place to spend an evening on a weekday if you are in this part of town. The bigger

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Super Cheap Market Phuket

Super Cheap Phuket

The cheapest market in Phuket! [toc] Super Cheap is quite amazing: you could organize a giant treasure hunt in it. We were writing a 'Phuket Price Check' story, trying to find 10 simple items we had written down on my list, but gave up halfway when we suddenly realized there was no way we could spot half of them, even after an hour of intense exploration! Sure, those items were

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Central Patong Shopping Mall in Patong Beach

Central Patong Shopping Mall

[toc] Note: Central Patong is permanently closed Central Patong is the latest mall to enter the fierce shopping race of Phuket island, and probably not the last. This new brightly lit mall opened in Patong Beach, soon after the Floresta branch was added to the already established Central Festival in Phuket Town, expanding further the coverage of this brand on the island. Central Patong is standing just across the street

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Thalang Maneekram – Phuket Floating Market

Thalang Maneekram Floating Market

Phuket Floating Market [toc] Update: Thalang Maneekram is permanently closed Thalang Maneekram is a new floating Market in Phuket, but it’s not the first one, so it's going to be interesting to see if this one succeeds where the defunct Kathu floating market failed. The Thalang Maneekram floating market is not well-known and despite being 76,000 square meters, is a little hard to find. It also has a misleading name since

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Villa Market Phuket ▷ Ordering Online and Supermarkets

Villa Market Phuket

Villa Market Around Phuket Island [toc] Villa Market is a brand well-known for its impressive range of high-quality products and imported goods. They have been in Thailand for a very long time (since 1973) and opened the first Phuket branch about ten years ago in Chalong. Recently two more supermarkets were added on Boat Avenue at Laguna Phuket and Boat Lagoon on the east coast of Phuket. We have been

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OTOP Market – OTOP Shopping Paradise Patong Beach

OTOP Night Market Phuket

A market open every night in Patong [toc] OTOP Market official name is OTOP Shopping Paradise and was initially designed as a local market to promote the handicrafts and original products 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

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10 Silly Things People Buy in Phuket They Probably Didn’t Need to Buy

Phuket Silly Shopping

Stuff to Buy in Phuket You Will Never Use Again [toc] Holiday is always a lot of fun and shopping is totally part of it. People often become someone else when travelling overseas, and while they may be very careful about spending when shopping at home, they seem to forget everything and fall for the silliest items. From our many years here in Phuket, we saw people buying some really

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Phuket Weekend Night Market (Naka Market)

Phuket Weekend Market (Naka Market)

What to do at the Phuket Weekend Night 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

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Expo Phuket Bazaar

Expo Phuket Bazaar

Explore a Local Bazaar in Phuket Town [toc] Expo Phuket is a very little known covered bazaar found in Phuket Town, next to the newly renovated Novotel Phokeethra hotel. Expo Phuket is surprisingly vast and modern as it was also renovated recently. It might not be worth travelling all the way to this bazaar but it is entirely air-conditioned, which makes it a nice break from the heat if you

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Lor Rong Market – Phuket Specialties

Lor Rong Food Market

Shopping for Phuket Specialties [toc] Had enough tourist food and want to try real Phuket specialities? When visiting Phuket Town, if you have a bit of time and are curious about Phuket real local food, you have to stop by Lor Rong Market. This little food place might just look like any others, but is, in fact, a very well known and popular venue for Phuket people and very few

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Phuket Amulet Market

Phuket Amulet Market

What is the Phuket Amulet Market? [toc] Phuket Amulet Market might not be the most exciting attraction in Phuket, but if you happen to be exploring the town, it might be just worth a look. Also, it's a nice little shortcut between Rassada Road and Phang Nga Road to reach the now-famous Shrine of Serene Light. You would expect to find only elders seating around the many long tables, scrutinising

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