Thalang Maneekram – Phuket New Floating Market

Thalang Maneekram Floating Market

Phuket Floating Market [toc] 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 other 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 Thalang is the name of the

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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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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

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Banzaan Fresh Market in Patong Beach ⭐⭐⭐

Banzaan Market in Patong

What to buy and eat at Banzaan Fresh Market? [toc] Banzaan Fresh Market in Patong Beach is an excellent experience during your holiday. It's a lot easier to access than most local markets since it is just behind the gigantic Jungceylon Shopping Mall. 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

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25 Thai Fruits to Discover in Phuket

Thai fruits in Phuket

What Thai fruits can you find in Phuket? [toc] Thai fruits in Phuket range from the well-known pineapple or even watermelon, to the most surprising ones like the weird-looking Dragon Fruit, the huge pungent Durian or the enormous 'Jackfruit'. The choice of fruits in Thailand is endless and visiting a local market in Phuket is a chance to try as many as you can. Some of the best fruits displays in Phuket

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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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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 town it might be just worth a look. In addition 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,

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Phuket Markets, where to find them what to expect

Phuket Fresh Markets

Phuket Markets, where to find them what to expect [toc] Phuket markets are a great way to get close to real local life with very little effort, and Phuket is not different. Markets are everywhere around the island, every community and every village has one, small or large, permanent or occasional. Some are daily market, often open until the end of the afternoon, some are available only certain days of

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Lor Rong Market – Phuket Specialties

Lor Rong Food Market

Shopping for Phuket Specialties Had enough tourist food and want to try real Phuket specialties? 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 long

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