10 Chinese Shrines in Phuket ⛩️

Chinese Temples and Shrines in Phuket

Phuket Chinese temples and shrines [toc] Phuket's Chinese shrines always offer an excellent opportunity for some good photos. There are quite a few around, and each has its characters and unique features. The large ones are very popular during Chinese New Year in February or the Phuket Vegetarian Festival in October and can get extremely crowded, not to mention very loud from firecrackers. 1. Jui Tui Shrine Best known and

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Sam Sae Chu Hut Chinese Shrine ⛩️

Sam Sae Chu Hut Chinese Shrine in Phuket Town

Sam Sae Chu Hut Shrine in Phuket Town [toc] Sam Sae Chu Hut Chinese Shrine is a modest and discreet Chinese shrine located near the intersection of Khaw Sim Bee Road and Mae Luan Road, on the way up to Khao Rang Hill in Phuket Town; opened in May 2002. [gallery type="rectangular" link="file" size="large" ids="49215,49216,49217,49218,49220,49222,49223,49225,49226,49227"]   Sam Sae Chu Hut Map [maxbutton id="4" ] More reading https://www.phuket101.net/phuket-town-guide/ https://www.phuket101.net/khao-rang-hill/ [the_ad id="30528"]

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Tha Rua Shrine ⛩️

Tha Rua Shrine

One of the oldest Chinese shrines in Phuket [toc] Tha Rua Shrine is one of the oldest Chinese shrines in Phuket, found in Thalang District on Thepkasattri Road about 800m south of the Heroines’ Monument. It’s an important site during the annual Phuket Vegetarian Festival, when thousands of devotees come to hold ceremonies and eat vegetarian food during the event’s nine days. Tha Rua Shrine is also an important place

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Kio Thian Keng Saphan Hin Shrine ⛩️

[toc] Kio Thian Keng Shrine is a colourful Chinese shrine that is set on the seashore inside Saphan Hin public park in Phuket Town. It’s a place of worship for the local Chinese-Thai community and it plays an important role as the site of the final farewell to the gods during the annual Phuket Vegetarian Festival. Kio Thian Keng Shrine is one of the newer Chinese shrines in Phuket, and

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Hok Nguan Kong Shrine in Phuket Town ⛩️

Hok Nguan Kong Shrine

A significant shrine in Phuket Town [toc] Hok Nguan Kong Shrine is a Chinese temple near the Surin Clock Circle in Phuket Town. It was founded more than 80 years ago by the Chinese-Thai community in Phuket. From the 1800s, well into the 20th century, thousands of migrants from China arrived in Phuket to work in the tin mines and establish merchant businesses. Though many migrants settled in Phuket and

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Lai Thu Tao Bo Keng Shrine in Kathu ⛩️

Kathu Shrine

The Kathu Shrine [toc] Lai Thu Tao Bo Keng is one of the oldest Chinese shrines in Phuket, and many believe it was the birthplace of the Phuket Vegetarian Festival nearly two centuries ago. The shrine is located in the subdistrict of Kathu in the island’s interior, between Phuket Town and Patong Beach. Though it’s not well known as a tourist attraction, Kathu Shrine is an important part of the

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