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Wander around old Phuket town

The old and charming provincial capital has more than its share of exotic treasures to enamor visitors.

Wander around old Phuket town

Phuket is more than just idyllic beaches and turquoise-blue waters. The old and charming provincial capital has more than its share of exotic treasures to enamor visitors. Take a walk down old Phuket town to appreciate a dazzling range of wonders including old colonial mansions, funky shops, great restaurants and some quirky art galleries.
The Sino-Portuguese shop houses lining old Phuket town are definitely worth a visit as they reflect Phuket’s rich past as a trade hub for tin mining. Some of these ancient shop houses have now been converted to interesting museums that make for interesting visits.

 

Published on Sep 29, 2009

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