Phuket Island Attractions

Phuket is the ideal island for discovering natural beauty and exploring the historic artefacts of the Sino - Portuguese past.

Temples and Shrines

Memorials such as the Heroine's sisters who protected Phuket from invadors are worth a visit or the numerous temples are a must see in Phuket. Wat Chalong is the largest and most visited temple in Phuket while Wat Prathong is famous for the half-buried golden Buddha statue.

  • Big Buddha
  • Heroine's Monument
  • Tha Rua Chinese Shrine
  • Wat Chalng
  • Wat Prathong

Culture

Siam Niramit Phuket is a must-see show exhibiting Thailand's history and culture. Old Phuket Town's main attraction is the Sino - Portuguese architecture. The classic buildings reflecting European influence which can be seen at Phang-Nga Road in Old Phuket Town. Many tourists also visit the colourful Phuket Vegetarian festival during the lunar month of the Chinese calendar.

  • Siam Niramit Phuket
  • Old Phuket Town
  • Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Museums

Numerous museums are awaiting your visit. Kathu Mining Museum and Seashell Museum display valuable mine models and seashells. Baan Chinprachia Museum is among the nicest Sino - Portuguese mansions which was built in 1903. Thai Hua Museum has a charming inner courtyard and Thalong National Museum shows Phuket's history chronologically.

  • Baan Chinprachia Museum
  • Kathu Mining Museum
  • Seashell Museum
  • Thai Hua Museum
  • Thalong National Museum

National Park

Visit the last remaining rainforest in Phuket - the Khao Phra Taew National Park. Take part in a hike through the centuries-old rainforest filled with interesting wildlife and horticulture before finally coming across the Nam Tok Ton Sai Waterfall - one of the parks most popular attractions.